Accelerated Learning Resources and Books

The brain and learning
Caine, Renate Nummela and Geoffrey Caine. Making Connections: Teaching and the Human Brain, Addison-Wesley, 1994.
Caine, Renate Nummela and Geoffrey Caine. Unleashing the Power of Perpetual Change: The Potential of Brain-Based Teaching, ASCD, 1997.
Diamond, Marian. Enriching Heredity: The Impact of the Environment on the Brain, Free Press, 1988.
Diamond, Marian. Magic Trees of the Mind, E.P. Dutton, 1998.
Golden, Daniel. “Building a Better Brain,” National Geographic, June 1994.
Hart, Leslie. Human Brain and Human Learning, Longman Publishing, 1983.
Herrmann, Ned. The Creative Brain, Ned Herrmann Group, 1995.
Jensen, Eric. Brain Based Learning, Turning Point Publishing, 1996.
Jensen, Eric. Introduction to Brain-Compatible Learning, The Brain Store, 1988.
Jensen, Eric. Teaching With the Brain in Mind, ASCD, 1998.
LeDoux, Joseph. The Emotional Brain, Simon & Schuster, 1996.
Russell, Peter. The Brain Book, Plume, 1979.
Short, Cynthia. Dendrites Are Forever (workbook with exercises for maintaining and growing brain capacity into old age), self-published (406) 862-1095.
Sylwester, Robert. A Celebration of Neurons: An Educator’s Guide to the Human Brain, ASCD, 1995.

The mind-body connection 
Brink, Susan. “Smart Moves- New Research Suggests That Folks From 8 to 80 Can Shape Up Their Brains With Aerobic Exercise,” US News and World Report, May 15, 1995, pp. 78-82.
Dennison, Paul and Gail. Brain Gym, Teachers Edition, Edu-Kinesthetics, 1994.
Hannaford, Carla. Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All in Your Head, Great Ocean Publishers, 1995.
Hannaford, Carla, Cherokee Shaner, Sandry Zachary, and Linda Grinde. Education in Motion, Edible Elephant Publications, 1991.
Pert, Candice. Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine, Simon & Schuster, 1997 & 1999.
Primislow, Sharon. Making the Brain-Body Connection, Kinetic Publishing, 1998.
Spretnak, Charlene. The Resurgence of the Real: Body, Nature, and Place in a Hypermodern World, Routledge, 1999.

General references on accelerated learning
DePorter, Bobbi. Quantum Learning, Dell, 1992.
Dryden, Gordon and Jeannette Vos. The Learning Revolution: To Change the Way the World Learns, The Learning Web, 1994 & 1999.
Fairbanks, Deborah. Accelerated Learning, ASTD Infoline (issue 9209).
Frischnecht, Jacqueline and Glen Capelli. Maximizing Your Learning Potential, Kendall/Hunt, 1995.
Gill, Mary Jane and David Meier. “Accelerated Learning Takes Off at Bell Atlantic,” Training & Development Journal, ASTD, January 1989.
Linksman, Ricki. How to Learn Anything Quickly: An Accelerated Learning Program for Rapid Learning, Citadel Press, 1996.
Lozanov, Georgi. Suggestology and Outlines of Suggestopedia, Gordon and Breach, 1978.
Ostrander, Nancy, Shiela Ostrander, and Lynn Schroeder. Superlearning 2000, Delacorte Press, 1994
Rose, Colin, and Malcom Nicholl. Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century, Dell, 1997.
Zemke, Ron. “Accelerated Learning: Madness with a Method,” Training Magazine, October 1995.

On learning
Glazer, Steven (ed.). The Heart of Learning: Spirituality in Education, Tarcher, 1999.
Langer, Ellen. The Power of Mindful Learning, Addison-Wesley, 1997.
Mellander, Klas. The Power of Learning, Irwin, 1993.
Vaill, Peter. Learning As a Way of Being, Jossey Bass, 1996.
Wenger, Win. The Einstein Factor: A Proven New Method for Increasing Your Intelligence, Prima Publishing, 1997.

Bry, Adelaide. Visualization: Directing the Movies of Your Mind, Harper & Row, 1978.
Holt, Robert. “Imagery, The Return of the Ostracized,” American Psychologist,
pp. 254-264.
Meier, David. “Imagine That,” Training & Development Journal, May 1984.
Tower, R.B. “Imagery Training: A Workshop Model,” Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 2, 1982-1983.
Wenger, Win. Beyond Okay, Psychegenics Press, 1979.

Learning styles
Armstrong, Thomas. Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, ASCD, 1994.
Armstrong, Thomas. Seven Kinds of Smart: Identifying and Developing Your Many Intelligences, Plume, 1993.
Campbell, L & B and Dee Dickinson. Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences, New Horizons for Learning, 1992.
Dunn, R. and K. Dunn. Teaching Students Through Their Individual Learning Styles: A Practical Approach, Reston Publishing Co., 1978.
Gardner, Howard. Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences, Basic Books, Harper Collins, 1993.
Gardner, Howard. Multiple Intelligences: The Theory in Practice, Basic Books, 1993.
Kolb, David. Experiential Learning, Prentice-Hall, 1984.
Lazear, David. Seven Ways of Teaching: The Artistry of Teaching With Multiple Intelligences, IRI/Skylight Publications, 1991.
Lazear, David. Seven Ways of Knowing: Understanding Multiple Intelligences, IRI/Skylight Publications, 1991.

The education of children
Armstrong, Thomas. In Their Own Way, Tarcher, 1987.
Armstrong, Thomas. Awakening Your Child’s Natural Genius, Tarcher, 1988.
Caine, Geoffrey, Renate Caine, and Sam Crowell. The Re-Enchantment of Learning: A Manual for Teacher Renewal and Classroom Transformation, Zephyr Press, 1998.
Caskey, Owen. Suggestive-Accelerative Learning and Teaching, Educational Technology Publication, 1980.
Ellis, Susan and Susan Whalen. Cooperative Learning, Scholastic Inc., 1990.
Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Continuum Publishing, 1970 & 1993.
Fuller, Cheri. Unlocking Your Child’s Learning Potential: How to Equip Kids to Succeed in School and Life, NavPress, 1994.
Harless, Joe. The Eden Conspiracy: Educating for Accomplished Citizenship, Guild V Publications, 1998.
Hunter, Madeline. Enhancing Teaching, Macmillan, 1994.
Klein, Peter. The Everyday Genius, Great Ocean Publishers, 1988.
McCarthy, Bernice. “Using the 4MAT System to Bring Learning Styles to Schools,” Educational Leadership 48.2, 1990, pp. 31-37.
McPhee, Doug. Limitless Learning, Zephyr Press, 1996.
Pearce, Joseph Chilton. Evolution’s End: Claiming the Potential of Our Intelligence, Harper Collins, 1992.
Postman, Neil. The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School, Vintage Books, 1995.

Music and learning
Andersen, Ole, Marcy Marsh, and Arthur Harvey. Learn with the Classics: Using Music to Study Smart at Any Age, LIND Institute, 1999.
Brewer, Chris and Don Campbell. Rhythms of Learning: Creative Tools for Developing Lifelong Skills, Zephyr Press, 1991.
Campbell, Don. The Mozart Effect, Avon Books, 1997.
Campbell, Don. 100 Ways to Improve Teaching Using Your Voice and Music, Zephyr Press, 1992.
Clynes, Manfred (ed.). Music, Mind and Brain, Plenum Press, 1982.
Halpern, Steven. Sound Health, Harper and Row, 1985.
Halpern, Steven. Tuning the Human Instrument: An Owner’s Manual, Spectrum Research Institute, 1978.
Merritt, Stephanie. Mind, Music and Imagery, Aslan Publishing, 1996.
Webb, Terry Wyler and Douglas Webb. Accelerated Learning With Music, Accelerated Learning Systems, 1990.

Mindmapping and infographics
Buzan, Tony. The Mind Map Book: Radiant Thinking, BBC Books, London, 1993.
Center for Accelerated Learning. Accelerated Learning Clip Art Book (& software), CAL Publishing, 1995. (262) 248-7070.
Claborn, Jo Carol and JoAnn Zerwikh. The Memory Notebook of Nursing, Vol I and II. (800) 933-7277.
Margulies, Nancy. Mapping Inner Space, Zephyr Press, 1991.
Sibbert, David. Fundamentals of Graphic Language, Graphic Guides, 1991.
Sonneman, Milly. Beyond Words: A Guide to Drawing Out Ideas, Ten Speed Press, 1997.
Wycoff, Joyce. Mindmapping, Berkley Publishing Group, 1991.
Yamamoto, Neal. Draw 50 Nifty Cartoon Characters, Lowell House, 1998.

Accelerated learning techniques for trainers
Bowman, Sharon. Presenting With Pizzazz, Bowperson Publishing, 1997.
Bowman, Sharon. How to Give It So They Get It, Bowperson Publishing, 1998.
Bowman, Sharon. Shake, Rattle & Roll, Bowperson Publishing, 1999.
Coco, Richard and Robert Preziosi. Accelerating Skill Development, Training & Development Journal, ASTD, January 1995.
Lawlor, Michael and Peter Handley. The Creative Trainer: Holistic Facilitation Skills for Accelerated Learning, McGraw-Hill, 1996.
Lewis, Justus and Moni Lai Storz. Switch on Your Mind: Accelerated Learning Strategies at Work, Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1997.
Lohan, Kevin and Alastair Rylatt. Creating Training Miracles, Pfeiffer, 1997.
Meier, Thomas, Mark Meier, and David Meier. The Accelerated Learning CourseBuilder(a compendium of nine books and associated software), CAL Publishing, 1999.
Miller, Mary and Mary Jeanne Vincent. Tips for Trainers, Play Breaks.
Russell, Lou. The Accelerated Learning Fieldbook, Jossey-Bass, 1999.

Games and learning exercise
Callahan, 10 Great Games and How to Use Them, ASTD Infoline.
Epstein, Robert. Creativity Games for Trainers, McGraw-Hill, 1996.
Greenblat, C.S. Designing Games and Simulations, Sage, 1988.
Insight Software Solutions – Various shareware games –
Leogue, James and Bob Preziosi. Icebreakers: Warm Up Your Audience, ASTD Infoline, 1989.
Nilson, Carolyn. Team Games for Trainers, McGraw-Hill, 1993.
Peyser, Sandra. Warm Ups & Wind Downs: 101 Activities for Moving and Motivating Groups, McLaughlin Publishers.
Rohnke, Karl. Silver Bullets: A Guide to Adventure Games and Trust Activities, Kendall/Hunt, 1984.
Silberman, Mel and Karen Lawson. 101 Ways to Make Training Active, Pfeiffer & Company, 1995.
Sugar, S. Games That Teach, Jossey-Bass, 1998.
Thiagarajan, Silvasailam. Games by Thiagi (a series of products), Bloomington, Indiana.

Learning and organisation
Davis, Stan and Jim Botkin. The Monster Under the Bed, Simon & Schuster, 1994.
DePorter, Bobbi. Quantum Business: Achieving Success Through Quantum Learning, Dell, 1997.
Goleman, Daniel. Working With Emotional Intelligence. Bantam Books, 1998.
Kline, Peter and Bernard Saunders. Ten Steps to a Learning Organization, Great Ocean Publishers, 1993.
Marshall, Edward. Transforming the Way We Work: The Power of the Collaborative Workplace, AMA, 1995.
Senge, Peter & Team. The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization, Doubleday, 1994.
Zohar, Danah. Rewiring the Corporate Brain, Berret-Koehler, 1997.

Critiques of public education
HideGatto, John Taylor. Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, New Society, 1992.
Healy, Jane. Endangered Minds: Why Children Don’t Think and What We Can Do About It, Simon & Schuster, 1990.
Macedo, Donald. Literacies of Power: What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know, Westview Press, 1994.

Critiques of higher education
Bowers, C.A.. The Culture of Denial, SUNY Press, 1997.
Saul, John Ralston. The Unconscious Civilization, Anansi, Canada, 1995.
Smith, Page. Killing the Spirit: Higher Education in America, Penguin Books, 1991.
Orr, David. Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect,
Island Press, 1994.

Critiques of technology-assisted learning
Healy, Jane. Failure to Connect: How Computers Affect Our Children’s Minds for Better and Worse, Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Oppenheimer, Todd. “The Computer Delusion,” Atlantic Monthly, July 1997, pp. 45-62.
Postman, Neil. Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, Vintage, 1993.
Stoll, Clifford. Silicon Snake Oil, Anchor Books, 1995.
Strassmann, Paul. The Squandered Computer: Evaluating the Business Alignment of Information Technologies, Information Economics Press, 1997.

Barzun, Jacques. Begin Here: The Forgotten Conditions of Teaching and Learning, Chicago University Press, 1991.
Beniger, James. The Control Revolution: Technological and Economic Origins of the Information Society, Harvard University Press, 1986.
Einstein, Elizabeth. The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe, Cambridge University Press, 1983.
Firestien, Roger. Leading on the Creative Edge, Pinon Press, 1996.
Muller, H.J. The Children of Frankenstein: A Primer on Modern Technology and Human Values, Indiana University Press, 1970.
Rose, Colin. Master It Faster, Accelerated Learning Systems, 1999.
Scheele, Paul. Natural Brilliance: Move From Feeling Stuck to Achieving Success, Learning Strategies Corporation, 1997.
Schumacher, E.F. Small Is Beautiful: Economics as If People Mattered, Harper &Row, 1973.
Shalin, Leonard. The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image, Viking, 1998.
Spretnak, Charlene. The Resurgence of the Real: Body, Nature, and Place in a Hypermodern World, Routledge, 1999.
Whyte, David. The Heart Aroused: Poetry and the Preservation of Soul in Corporate America, Doubleday, 1994.

Music for learning, music to relax the body/mind

Pianoforte, Eric Daub (LifeSounds)
Dance of the Blessed Spirits, Gluck (from Orfeo and Euridice)
Relax with the Classics, vol. 2 & 3, (The LIND Institute)
CBS Dinner Classics (French, Italian, and other albums)
Piano Concerto No. 21 (K467), Mozart
Pachelbel’s Canon and Other Baroque Favorites, Toronto Chamber Orchestra
Prelude a L’Apres midi d’un Faun, Debussy
The Baroque Lute, Walter Gerwig
Oboe Concertos, Vivaldi
Air on a G String, J.S. Bach

Oceans, Peacock (LifeSounds)
Christofori’s Dream, David Lanz
No Blue Thing, Ray Lynch
The Impressionists, Windham Hill Sampler
Piano Solos, Narada Lotus
Silk Road, Kitaro
Velvet Dreams, Kobialka (LifeSounds)
Crystal Silence, Chick Corea
Sunsinger, Paul Winter
A Piece of Heaven, Maia (LifeSounds)
Music to Energize the Body/Mind

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Mozart
Water Music, Handel
Music for the Royal Fireworks, Handel
Fanfare for the Common Man, Copeland
Gothic Harp, Speero
Fanfares, Mouret
Concerto for Two Pianos (K365), Mozart
Sonata 5 No. 7 in D, Giuseppe Torelli
Trumpet Voluntary, Jeramiah Clark
Suites for Orchestra, Bach
Invitation to the Dance, Weber
Trumpet Concertos, Haydn
Hungarian Dances, Brahms
Triumphal March from Aida, Verdi
Michala Petri Recorder Concertos
Violin, Harp, and Flute Concertos, Telemann
Baroque Music for Panpipes, Zamfir
Dance of the Renaissance, Searles & Yslas (LifeSounds)

Snowflakes are Dancing, Tomita
Deep Breakfast, Ray Lynch
Noveau Flamenco, Ottmar Liebert
Planet Drum (drum music from around the world)
Just Friends, Oliver Jones Trio
Brotherhood, The Gene Harris Quartet
Compact Jazz, Stan Getz
Chase the Clouds Away, Chuck Mangione
Dukes of Dixieland Live
Switched on Bach
Saving the Wildlife, Mannheim Steamroller
Music from Riverdance
Earthbeat, Paul Winter
Rondo 2000, Rondo Veneziano
FreshAire, Vols. 2, 3 & 4, Mannheim Steamroller

Music for mental imagery and meditation
Spectrum Suite, Steve Helpern
Natural States, Steve Halpern
Velvet Dreams, Kobialka
Music for Imagining, The LIND Institute
Relax with the Classics, vol. 3, The LIND Institute
Adagio for Strings, Samuel Barber
Tunhuang, Kitaro
Music for Airports, Brian Eno
Silk Road, Kitaro
Inside the Taj Mahal, Paul Horn

Music for concert reviews
Christofori’s Dream, Lanz
Dance of the Blessed Spirits, Gluck (from Orfeo and Euridice)
Sleepers Awake, J.S. Bach (from Maurice Andre, Back for Trumpet)
Sheep May Safely Graze, J.S. Bach
Brandenberg Concertos Nos. 2 & 5, J.S. Bach
Oceans, Peacock (LifeSounds)

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