How to Be a Genius Or the Science of Being Great

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Author: Wallace D. Wattles

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 1602060983

Category: Self-Help

Page: 108

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Originally published in 1911, How to Be a Genius appeals to people who feel that they are not making the most of their lives. We all want to stand out and be in control. Wattles explains to his readers how to live aggressively and with purpose, making themselves forces that move in the world rather than reactive leaves, blown about by life's circumstances. He championed the law of attraction, which proposed that a person's thoughts became reality-commonly referred to now as the power of positive thinking. American author WALLACE DELOIS WATTLES (1860-1911) overcame poverty and failure in his life to become a pioneer of the early self-help movement. Among his books are The Science of Getting Rich and The Science of Being Well.

How to Be a Genius

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Author: Jonathan Hancock,Alan Rowe

Publisher: Children's Press(CT)

ISBN: 9780531139967

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Discusses how to improve your memory, strengthen your brain power, improve creativity, and provides the secrets of other geniuses such as Einstein and Mozart.

How to be a Genius

How to be a Genius

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Author: Dominic Barker

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408315734

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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In this Guide to Trouble, Max and Molly will show you, clever reader: 1. How to mend a puncture WITH MUD 2. How to cover Mr Everett's dog WITH MUD 3. How to accidentally-also-at-the-same-time be a real-life GENIUS!

Roald Dahl's Matilda's How to be a Genius

Brilliant Tricks to Bamboozle Grown-Ups

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Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241371198

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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MATILDA WORMWOOD is a genius - her brain fizzes and bubbles with brilliance. She outwits her gruesome parents, and even her terrifying head teacher, the monstrous Miss Trunchbull. YOU TOO can baffle, bewilder and bamboozle your friends and family! ASTOUND them with feats of calculation, scientific miracles, incredible creativity and fiendishly clever tricks, all with simple, step-by-step instructions. Inspired by ROALD DAHL'S terrific tale MATILDA, this is the perfect book for budding brainboxes everywhere!

How to Be a Genius

Brain Training for the Idle Minded

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Author: James Regan,Robert Allen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781843406389

Category: Self-Help

Page: 168

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This mind-enhancing resource features 101 workouts and mental exercises that will help readers improve their memory, hone their reasoning skills, win at strategic games and make better decisions in everyday life.

You Don't Have to Be a Genius to Be Ingenious

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Author: Ken Hoepner

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1893652726

Category: Psychology

Page: 112

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A fun-filled story book for helping people rediscover and enhance their creative skills by showing how perplexing situations can be turned into opportunities by ordinary people who are willing to stretch their imaginations, tinker, venture, and take action.

How to Be a Genius

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Author: John Woodward

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465414243

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

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Describes how the brain works and its effect on an individual's personality, discussing the different functions, areas, and states of the brain and offering games, quizzes, puzzles, and brain teasers related to the brain.

How to Be a Genius: A Handbook for the Aspiring Smarty-Pants

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Author: Andre de Guillaume

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 9781556526732

Category: Humor

Page: 140

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Offers advice on recognizing early signs and what field should be pursued for geniuses, and gives humorous one's way to find the way in the intellectual pantheon.

How to bring up a genius?

Raising a "gifted" child.

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Author: Michael Wenkart

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3735755836

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

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As many as 2% of children could potentially fall into the category of’ gifted’ so quite a few families can find themselves in the situation of having such a child to rear. This can raise a number of questions and issues to deal with – andthey are not always positive. Everyone likes to think their children are specially talented, above average intelligence, gifted in some respect. Often they might be right - but are they wishing something on themselves and the child that it is better not to have? The history of child prodigies is mainly a story of difficulties, pressures, unfulfilled potential and often mental health and social problems that manifest themselves later in life. How the child develops might depend on the atmosphere and environment they are brought up in, the type of nurturing and encouragement they get and how their parents and institutions handle the stresses and challenges of dealing with what can often be a difficult young person. Some child geniuses do grow up to be successful adults in useful occupations – though often they still fail in being rounded individuals. Others struggle with the expectations of being a prodigy or the social, emotional or personal pressures it brings and might drop out or end up working in McDonalds or in an office job (like Albert Einstein initially). Many children identified as prodigies turn out to be very one-dimensional in their genius, perhaps having a flair for numbers or memorising lists, playing a musical instrument or learning languages, but lacking in other skills that make their talents useful or usable. There is a feeling that the standard education system fails these type of children. (There is probably a general feeling that education is letting most children down in our society today.) This compilation looks at gifted children; what makes them gifted, how they can be nurtured and what eventually happens to them. It also recounts some specific histories of young genius and the problems and outcomes for some of the individuals endowed with these qualities. We won’t all have gifted children – and maybe that is not such a bad thing. Equally, if we, as parents, applied some of the nurture principles that are recommended for prodigies, perhaps the average child would benefit also and become a more successful, complete individual due to going through the process. The parents are, undoubtedly, important factors in the ultimate outcome. Perhaps some of the information here can help you determine what type