Item description for Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware by Andy Hunt...
Overview Provides information on ways to "refactor" one's brain to develop better cognitive skills.
Together we'll journey together through bits of cognitive and neuroscience, learning and behavioral theory. You'll discover some surprising aspects of how our brains work, and see how you can beat the system to improve your own learning and thinking skills.
In this book you'll learn how to: Use the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition to become more expert Leverage the architecture of the brain to strengthen different thinking modes Avoid common "known bugs" in your mind Learn more deliberately and more effectively Manage knowledge more efficiently
Software development happens in your head. Not in an editor, IDE, or design tool. It's time to take a pragmatic approach to thinking and learning, and start to refactor-and redesign-your brain.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 9" Weight: 1.04 lbs.
Release Date Sep 15, 2008
Publisher Pragmatic Bookshelf
ISBN 1934356050 ISBN13 9781934356050 UPC 852766001452
Availability 129 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 03:29.
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More About Andy Hunt
Andy Hunt has written and co-written over a half-dozen previous titles, including the classic The Pragmatic Programmer, Practices of an Agile Developer, and Pragmatic Thinking & Learning, and regularly speaks at conferences on software development around the world. He's used Minecraft to help teach his son programming. When not wrangling bits, he's an avid musician and sometimes woodworker.
Andy Hunt has an academic affiliation as follows - Lecturer in Music Technology at the University of York. University of.