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A Mind for Numbers

How to Excel at Math and Science (Even if You Flunked Algebra)

By Barbara Oakley
15-minute read
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A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even if You Flunked Algebra) by Barbara Oakley

A Mind for Numbers offers insight into the way our brains take in and process information. It outlines strategies that can help you learn more effectively, especially when it comes to math and science. Even if mathematical or scientific concepts don’t come naturally to you, you can master them with the right kind of dedication and perseverance – and this book will teach you how.

  • Anyone interested in math
  • Anyone interested in science
  • Anyone who wants to get better at studying and retaining information

Barbara Oakley is an engineering professor at Oakland University and a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. She’s written extensively about learning strategies, and her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal.

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