The Learning Revolution - Table of Contents Part 1

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.Preface
    An invitation from China to the rest of the world 16
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Introduction (Read Chapter)
   History's newest revolution: the power to change your life 19
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.1 The future (Read Chapter) 37
    The 16 major trends that will shape tomorrow's world
     1. The age of instant communication 39
     2. A world without economic borders 49
     3. Four leaps to a one-world economy 51
     4. Internet commerce and learning 57
     5. The new service society 59
     6. The marriage of big and small 61
     7. The new age of leisure 65
     8. The changing shape of work 67
     9. Women in leadership 69
    10. Your amazing brain rediscovered 73
    11. Cultural nationalism 73
    12. The growing underclass 75
    13. The active aging of the population 77
    14. The new do-it-yourself boom 79
    15. Cooperative enterprise 81
    16. The triumph of the individual 83
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.2 Why not the best? (Read Chapter)
    The 13 steps needed for a 21st century learning society
     1. The new role of electronic communications 91
     2. Learn computers and the Internet 95
     3. Dramatic improvement needed in parent-education 95
     4. Early childhood health-service priorities 95
     5. Early childhood development programs 97
     6. You can catch up at any stage 97
     7. Catering to every individual learning style 99
     8. Learning how to learn and learning how to think 99
     9. Just what should be taught at school? 101
    10. Learning on four levels 107
    11. A threefold purpose for study 109
    12. Just where should we teach? 109
    13. Keep the mind open, the communication clear 109
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.3 Meet your amazing brain (Read Chapter) 113
    You're the owner of the world's most powerful computer
    Your four brains in one 115
    Neurons, dendrites, glial cells and insulating system 119
    Your many different Intelligence centers 121
    The two sides of your brain 125
    How your brain stores information 131
    Your four separate wavelengths 135
    Your brain runs on oxygen and nutrients 135
    Simple tips on brain food 139
    Your emotional intelligence is vital 141
    The body and mind as one 143
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.4 A do-it-yourself guide (Read Chapter) 145
    The first 20 steps to learn anything much faster, better and more easily
     1. Start with the lessons from sports 145
     2. Dare to dream - and imagine your future 149
     3. Set a specific goal-and set deadlines 149
     4. Get an enthusiastic mentor - fast 149
     5. Start with the big picture first 151
     6. Ask! 153
     7. Seek out the main principle 155
     8. Find three best books by practical achievers 155
     9. Relearn how to read - faster, better, more easily 157
    10. Reinforce with pictures and sound 161
    11. Learn by doing 163
    12. Draw Mind Maps instead of taking linear notes 165
    13. Easy ways to retrieve what you've learned 167
    14. Learn the art of relaxed alertness 169
    15. Practice, practice, practice 173
    16. Review and reflect 173
    17. Use linking tools as memory pegs 173
    18. Have fun, play games 175
    19. Teach others 177
    20. Take an accelerated learning course 177
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