This e-book helps students to achieve success in school and university. It dispels the myth that some people are born no-hopers, as Australians say. We show that everyone can achieve success in school and we show students and the parents of students how to foster high levels of achievement. | HOW TO SUCCEED IN SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY A GUIDE FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS By Michael Petty PhD About the Author Dr. Michael Petty PhD is The Senior Scientist at He has a BA from Durham University UK An MA from the University of Calgary and A PhD from the University of Wisconsin at Madison After National Service in the British Army where he was a marksman and a stint as a pilot in the RAF Michael was a professor and senior lecturer. He taught and carried out research at the Centre for Educational Research at the University of New South Wales the University of Calgary and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Michael was a Canada Council Doctoral Fellow and held other fellowships including a Shaw Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also achieved a grade point average. He is the author of over thirty papers and books and numerous articles in professional journals. Michael is the CEO of TASK Research in Australia and chairman of Lanka Statistics and IT Research Pvt. Ltd an international company based in Colombo Sri Lanka. He was principal of Research in Australia. Michael is a social psychologist and applied statistician. The cover photo shows Diluni a statistician who developed a conjoint analysis package which is available on-line. That is a huge international achievement. Diluni comes from a rural area of Sri Lanka and she studied at rural schools and a rural university. Diluni is studying for an MsC. She uses brainwave entrainment. i Contents Chapter Content Page Chapter 1 Myths about Teaching and Learning 1 Chapter 2 What is Intelligence 7 Chapter 3 The IQ Fallacy and Psychological Fraud 15 Chapter 4 The Human Brain is More Powerful than a Computer 20 Chapter 5 There is no Limit to What You Can Achieve 24 Chapter 6 Learning Styles 30 Chapter 7 Effective Learning Strategies 35 Chapter 8 The Myth of Subliminal Learning 40 Chapter 9 The Way to Unlimited Success 44 Chapter 10 This is the Way to Succeed in School 47