The Brain Box

The essential guide to success at school and college

By: David Hodgson , Tim Benton


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Size148 x 210mm
PublishedMay 2014

The Brain Box is your indispensable guide not only to powering through the stress, hard work and brain-ache of school or college, but also to establishing good learning habits and self-motivation which will be invaluable throughout the next stage of your life, whether that be at university or in a career. Open The Brain Box and find out:

- How an essay is like a sandwich.

- Why the majority of people will say carrot when asked to name a vegetable, and red when asked to name a colour.

- How to get over a major case of CBAS (Can’t be Arsed Syndrome)!

Packed with doodles, games, quotes, quizzes and activities which you can fill in and keep, and interesting facts and questions to keep the grey matter going, The Brain Box is your essential guide to learning, revision and motivation. Discover great tips and tricks to master revision skills, revision strategies, study skills and time management.

‘Intelligence is a factor, but mostly it comes down to how well you work. Those who work hard or smart tend to do better.’

Chapters include:

  • At the Start: Dealing with Me!
  • Life: Dealing with the World and Finding My Place In It
  • At School or College: Dealing with Others and Finding the Best Way to Work
  • At Home: Dealing with Revision
  • Dealing with Exams
  • Dealing with Results

The Brain Box is a practical study guide for students studying GCSEs, A Levels, or in further education.

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David Hodgson

David Hodgson is a training consultant and author who works with teachers and students across the UK and abroad. He has written a number of books to help teachers and students thrive in the classroom and beyond.

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Click here to listen to David on the TES podcast, speaking about how schools and colleges can provide high-quality careers advice.

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Tim Benton

Tim Benton is a trainer and educator whose business clients include M&S and Mercedes-Benz. He works with teachers, school leaders, students, parents or governors across the primary, secondary and further education covering learning skills, confidence building and preparing for life beyond school.


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