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- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 11.99
In these accelerated times, our decisive and businesslike ways of thinking are unprepared for ambiguity, paradox, and sleeping on it." We assume that the quick-thinking "hare brain" will beat out the slower Intuition of the "tortoise mind." However, now research in cognitive science is changing this understanding of the human mind. It suggests that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Writing principally for teachers-in-training and for new teachers, Guy Claxton offers a fresh approach to what is often a stuffy and polemical area. New teachers today are being bombarded from all sides with advice, prescriptions and demands about what they ought to be, and about personal and professional standards they ought to attain. The person... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
What's the Point of School? takes the reader beyond the sterile debates about City Academies and dumbed-down exams in order to reveal the key responsibility of education today: to create students who enjoy learning. With their emphasis on stressful exams and regurgitation of information, Guy Claxton claims that schools are currently doing more harm... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 7.54
This classic Buddhist title explains why Buddhism is now so appropriate to our personal, social and global situation. more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 7.60
Noises from the Darkroom draws psychology, biology and mysticism together into an exciting new theory of human consciousness. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 50.22
United by the belief that the most significant factor in shaping the minds of young people is the cultural setting in which learning takes place, the twenty eminent contributors to this volume present new thinking on education across the boundaries of school, home, work and community. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 18.32
The Buddhist view of the mind - how it works, how it goes wrong, how to put it right - is increasingly being recognised as profound and highly practical by scientists, counsellors and other professionals. In The Psychology of Awakening, this powerful vision of human nature, and its implications for personal and social life, are for the first time brought... more...
- Crown House Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99
With forewords by Professor Tanya Byron and Octavius Black, Educating Ruby: What Our Children Really Need To Learn is a powerful call to action by acclaimed thought-leaders Guy Claxton and Bill Lucas. It is for everyone who cares about education in an uncertain world and explains how teachers, parents and grandparents can cultivate confidence, curiosity,... more...