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The Brain Box

The Essential Guide to Success at School and College

By: David Hodgson & Tim Benton

Price: CAD $18.95

Publisher: Independent Thinking Press

Imprint: Independent Thinking Press

192 Pages

8.27 X 5.83 X 0.8 ins

ISBN:  9781781351130 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 06/09/2014

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.

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.


David Hodgson is a Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, has the British Psychological Society Level A&B, a Diploma in Careers Guidance and a Diploma in Management. He is a Training Consultant in the North East who has worked with companies such as Orange, Walkers Crisps, the NHS, the Institute of Careers Guidance and Association of Graduate Careers Services. He works with young people and those who work with them on motivation, goal setting, life skills and employability.

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 schools.



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