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Behind the Knife ABSITE Podcast Companion
by Behind the Knife The Surg...

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English

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Publication Date

December 10, 2019

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The Behind the Knife ABSITE Podcast Companion is a collection of outlines intended to serve as companion study aid to the Behind the Knife podcast ABSITE review series. They are the culmination of notes we have compiled over the years in our own preparation for the ABSITE. <br /><br />What This Review Is:<br />•A thorough review of current clinical management guidelines for the most commonly tested surgical topics.<br />•Designed to be reviewed multiple times in order to: <br />oHelp you score well on the ABSITE.<br />oHelp you pass the general surgery Qualifying Exam and Certifying Exam.<br />oHelp you prepare for clerkships, rotations, and daily rounds. <br /><br />What This Review Isn’t:<br />•This is not surgical trivia – Most currently available study guides are heavy in basic science minutia. We are not going to tell you the components of the coagulation cascade. We are going to focus of key components of clinical management of surgical disease based on current guideline. This is the direction the general surgery boards are going, and there is less and less basic science showing up on the ABSITE and the boards. <br />oOther review books will tell you that the APC gene is on chromosome 5, but will they tell you what the current guidelines say regarding the surgical management of axilla with node positive breast CA? Probably not, but we will. <br />•This is not an exhaustive study guide. This is simply what we view and the most distilled down, high yield, need to know information for the ABSITE and the general surgery boards.
Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Lear...
by Kevin Horsley

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English

Pages

143

Publication Date

January 26, 2014

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<h2>Kevin Horsley Broke a World Memory Record in 2013...</h2><br /><b>And You're About to Learn How to Use His Memory Strategies to Learn Faster, Be More Productive and Achieve More Success</b><br /><br />With over 200,000 copies sold, <i>Unlimited Memory</i> is a Wall Street Journal Best Seller and has been the #1 memory book on Amazon for more than two years. It has been translated into more than a dozen languages including French, Chinese, Russian, Korean, Ukrainian, and Lithuanian.<br /><br />Most people never tap into 10% of their potential for memory.<br /><br />In this book, you're about to learn:<br /><br /><h2>How the World's Top Memory Experts Concentrate and Remember Any Information at Will, and How You Can Too</h2><br />Do you ever feel like you're too busy, too stressed or just too distracted to concentrate and get work done?<br /><br />In Unlimited Memory, you'll learn how the world's best memory masters get themselves to concentrate at will, anytime they want. When you can easily focus and concentrate on the task at hand, and store and recall useful information, you can easily double your productivity and eliminate wasted time, stress and mistakes at work.<br /><br />In this book, you'll find all the tools, strategies and techniques you need to improve your memory.<br /><br />Here’s just a taste of the memory methods you'll learn in this book:<br /> <ul><br /> <li> The 3 bad habits that keep you from easily remembering important information</li><br /> <li> How a simple pattern of thinking can stop you from imprinting and remembering key facts, figures and ideas, and how to break this old pattern so you’ll never again be known as someone with a “bad memory”</li><br /> <li> How to <b>master your attention</b> so you can focus and concentrate longer, even during challenging or stressful situations</li><br /> <li> How to use your car to remember anything you want (like long lists or information you need to remember for your studies or personal life) <b>without writing anything down</b></li><br /> <li> Simple methods that allow you to nail down tough information or complex concepts quickly and easily</li><br /><li> How to combine your long-term memory (things you already know and will never forget) and short-term memory (information you want to remember right now) to <b>create instant recall</b> for tests, presentations and important projects</li><br /><li> The simple, invisible mental <b>technique for remembering names</b> without social awkwardness or anxiety</li><br /><li> How using your imagination to bring boring information to life can help you <i>dramatically improve your attention span and recall</i></li><br /><li> An incredible strategy for remembering numbers (the same system Kevin used to remember Pi to 10,000 digits and beat the world memory record by 14 minutes)</li><br /><li> How to use a mental map to <b>lock in and connect hundreds or even thousands of ideas in your long-term memory</b> (this method will allow you to become a leading expert in your field faster than you ever dreamed possible)</li></ul><br />If you're ready to harness the incredible power of your mind to remember more in less time, this book is for you.<br /><br /><b>About the Author</b><br /><br />For over 25 years, Kevin Horsley has been analyzing the mind and memory and its capacity for brilliance. He is one of only a few people in the world to have received the title of International Grandmaster of Memory. He is a World Memory Championship medalist, and a two-time World Record holder for The Everest of memory tests. Kevin is also an author of four books, and the designer of a mathematics game with the Serious Games Institute at North-West University Vaal Campus.<br /><br />His work has been featured in The Oprah Magazine, Time, Forbes, Inc., The Huffington Post, ELLE, Longevity and on numerous TV and radio shows. <br /><br />Kevin is an International professional speaker and has spoken in many different countries. He assists organizations in improving their learning, motivation, creativity and thinking.
A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You...
by Barbara Oakley

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English

Pages

332

Publication Date

July 31, 2014

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<b>The companion book to COURSERA®'s wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn"</b><br /><br />Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill set, <i>A Mind for Numbers</i> offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating material. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation. When she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy severely limited her options—both to rise in the military and to explore other careers—she returned to school with a newfound determination to re-tool her brain to master the very subjects that had given her so much trouble throughout her entire life.<br />  <br /> In <i>A Mind for Numbers</i>, Dr. Oakley lets us in on the secrets to learning effectively—secrets that even dedicated and successful students wish they’d known earlier. Contrary to popular belief, math requires creative, as well as analytical, thinking. Most people think that there’s only one way to do a problem, when in actuality, there are often a number of different solutions—you just need the creativity to see them. For example, there are more than three hundred different known proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. In short, studying a problem in a laser-focused way until you reach a solution is not an effective way to learn. Rather, it involves taking the time to step away from a problem and allow the more relaxed and creative part of the brain to take over. The learning strategies in this book apply not only to math and science, but to any subject in which we struggle. We all have what it takes to excel in areas that don't seem to come naturally to us at first, and learning them does not have to be as painful as we might think!
GRE Prep Plus 2020: Practice Tests + Proven Strategies + Online +...
by Kaplan Test Prep

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English

Pages

710

Publication Date

October 01, 2019

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<b>Kaplan's <i>GRE Prep Plus 2020</i> guides you through the GRE step-by-step, with expert strategies, essential content review, and 6 practice tests (1 in the book and 5 online). Get an advantage on test day with our proven test-taking strategies, math skills review, and one-year access to online practice and lessons. </b><br /><i>The Best Practice</i><ul><li>Five full-length online tests help you practice in the same computer-based format you'll see on test day.</li><li>One full-length practice test included in the book for easier reference and review.</li><li>More than 1,700 questions with detailed explanations, including brand new questions for this edition.</li><li>Personalize your study plan with the individual performance summary you'll receive after each online practice test.</li><li>Customize your practice with a 500-question online Qbank that lets you select problems by topic and difficulty.</li><li>Chapters on each GRE question type and math skill, with practice sets for each.</li><li>Questions have been reviewed, revised and updated by Kaplan's all-star expert faculty.</li></ul><i>Efficient Strategies and Expert Guidance</i><ul><li>Expert videos on stress-reduction techniques and study planning tactics that can help you ace the GRE.</li><li><i>GRE Prep Plus 2020</i> comes with one-on-one academic support from Kaplan faculty via our Facebook page: facebook.com/KaplanGradPrep</li><li>We know the test: The Kaplan team has spent years studying every GRE-related document available.</li><li>Kaplan's experts ensure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test.</li><li>We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.</li></ul>
How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, ...
by Sönke Ahrens

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English

Pages

178

Publication Date

February 21, 2017

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The key to good and efficient writing lies in the intelligent organisation of ideas and notes. This book helps students, academics and nonfiction writers to get more done, write intelligent texts and learn for the long run. It teaches you how to take smart notes and ensure they bring you and your projects forward. <br />The Take Smart Notes principle is based on established psychological insight and draws from a tried and tested note-taking-technique. This is the first comprehensive guide and description of this system in English, and not only does it explain how it works, but also why. It suits students and academics in the social sciences and humanities, nonfiction writers and others who are in the business of reading, thinking and writing. <br />Instead of wasting your time searching for notes, quotes or references, you can focus on what really counts: thinking, understanding and developing new ideas in writing. It does not matter if you prefer taking notes with pen and paper or on a computer, be it Windows, Mac or Linux. And you can start right away.
Words of The Champions: Your Key to The Bee
by The Scripps National Spel...

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English

Pages

185

Publication Date

August 20, 2019

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Does your child dream of winning a school spelling bee, or even competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the Washington, D.C., area? You've found the perfect place to start. Words of the Champions: Your Key to the Bee is the new official study resource from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Help prepare your child for a 2019 or 2020 classroom, grade-level, school, regional, district or state spelling bee with this list of 4,000 spelling words. The School Spelling Bee Study List, featuring 450 words, is part of the total collection. All words in this guide may be found in our official dictionary, Merriam-Webster Unabridged (http://unabridged.merriam-webster.com/).<br />Words of the Champions is divided into three difficulty levels, ranked One Bee, Two Bee and Three Bee. You'll find great words to challenge and inspire spellers of all levels, from beginning to advanced. <br />Each year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee will release a new version of Words of the Champions featuring 800 new words, including the School Spelling Bee Study List. Visit spellingbee.com for more information.<br />Learn the words you need for success in spelling bees and in life with Words of the Champions!
Summary: 'The Obesity Code' - Unlocking the Secrets to Weight Los...
by Speed-Summary

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English

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34

Publication Date

May 11, 2019

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<h2>A Complete Summary of The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss </h2><br /><br />In the book The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss, Jason Fung chronicles the ballooning of the obesity epidemic from the 1970s to date and proposes a hormonal theory of obesity that sheds light on obesity as a hormonal imbalance disorder rather than a caloric imbalance disorder.<br /><br />He argues that conventional advice to eat less and move more fails because it ignores the multifactorial nature of obesity, and because the body has an efficient homeostatic mechanism that moderates changes in caloric intake and expenditure to maintain a set weight. In his view, obesity is a multifactorial disease with carbohydrates, calories, sugar, and insulin resistance converging to create the hormonal imbalances that lead to weight gain. He identifies excessive insulin, which is stimulated by persistently high levels of glucose, as the ultimate cause of obesity.<br /><br />Fung contends that dieters fail because they regard meal portions and exercise routines with hawk-eyed scrutiny while the real culprits of obesity—meal content and timing—go unaddressed. He proposes a combination of a diet low in sugar and processed foods and intermittent fasting to limit insulin spikes, reduce insulin levels and, consequently, lower weight.<br /><br /><br /><br /><h2>Here Is A Preview Of What You Will Get:</h2><br /><ul><br /><li>In <b> The Obesity Code </b>, you will get a full understanding of the book. </li><br /> <li>In <b> The Obesity Code </b>, you will get an analysis of the book. </li><br /> <li>In <b> The Obesity Code </b>, you will get some fun multiple choice quizzes, along with answers to help you learn about the book. </li><br /><br />Get a copy, and learn everything about <i> The Obesity Code </i>.<br /></ul><br />
How Languages are Learned 4th edition - Oxford Handbooks for Lang...
by , Nina Spada

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English

Pages

304

Publication Date

January 10, 2013

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Teachers are often told that new teaching methods and materials are 'based on the latest research'. But what does this mean in practice? This book introduces you to some of the language acquisition research that will help you not just to evaluate existing materials, but also to adapt and use them in a way that fits what we currently understand about how languages are learned.
Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare)
by SparkNotes

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English

Pages

240

Publication Date

May 30, 2018

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<p>This <i>No Fear Shakespeare</i> ebook gives you the complete text of <i>Macbeth </i>and an easy-to-understand translation.</p><p>Each No Fear Shakespeare contains</p><ul><li>The <b>complete text</b> of the original play</li><li>A <b>line-by-line translation</b> that puts Shakespeare into everyday language</li><li>A complete list of <b>characters</b> with descriptions</li><li>Plenty of <b>helpful commentary</b></li></ul>
Do the Work: The Official Unrepentant, Ass-Kicking, No-Kidding, C...
by Gary John Bishop

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English

Pages

135

Publication Date

October 22, 2019

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<p><strong>Based on the <em>New York Times</em> bestseller <em>Unfu*k Yourself</em> comes an all new book of prompts, questions, and exercises, giving you the tools to intentionally commit to finally unfu*king your life.</strong><br /><br />In <em>Unfu*k Yourself</em>, Gary John Bishop inspired people to put his words into action to transform their fu*king lives. Through seven paradigm shifting assertions such as: “I am wired to win,” “I embrace the uncertainty” and “I expect nothing and accept everything,” Bishop helped millions of readers to move past their self-imposed limitations.<br /><br />Still, Bishop knows it’s hard to go from reading the book, feeling inspired, and then actually doing the necessary work. That’s where <em>Do the Work</em> comes in: it’s the kick in the ass you need to get moving and create the life you want. The workbook drills down into three categories — self, people, and purpose — to help you identify and remedy the challenges that frustrate and often cripple us. </p><p>Filled with entirely new material, including personalized prompts and exercises with ample lined space to journal and process, <em>Do the Work</em> expands the lessons in <em>Unfu*k Yourself</em>, giving you the tools to intentionally commit to taking on your life. </p><p>“This is a personal workshop for your brain, a legit resource where you can work your life out, what matters to you, what’s going to make the biggest difference and empower you to act in ways that make some palpable change to the direction your life is currently taking.”</p><p>The truth will set you free, right? So what are you waiting for?</p>

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