Learning and the Brain

eLearning Brothers

Is organizational psychology coming to take over learning and development? Or are we all just using different terms to promote the need for aligning how our organizations work with how our brains work? Blog eLearning Featured brain learning neuroscience pyschology

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Podcast: Margie Meacham Talks Brain-Based Learning, AI, Chatbots and More on #TLDCast (Jan 24, 2018)


Every weekday like-minded learning professionals join a live chat on current trends, research, challenges and best practice. The Development and Learning Community (TDLC). Podcasts AI artificial intelligence brain instructional design Learning machine learning neuroscience science

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Microlearning and the Brain

CLO Magazine

Microlearning abounds in the learning and development sector. Microlearning is more accurately defined as: An approach to learning that conveys information about a single, specific idea in a compact and focused manner. Brain Science of People Skills Learning.

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What Happens in the Brain When You learn a Language?

Your Training Edge

In recent times, more people are learning new languages than ever before. However, did you also know that learning a new language can, figuratively, open your mind and create more opportunities for you? Well, the brain literally expands. Your Brain Expands.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

2THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN OTTOLEARN COPYRIGHT © 2018 NEOVATION CORPORATION INTRODUCTION Disruptive technologies are critical to growth and success. the interoperability of modules across learning platforms, but at. learning efficiency by making adaptive training available.

Obama Kicks Off ATD 2018, Foreshadows Session Themes

CLO Magazine

President Barack Obama was the keynote speaker at the 2018 ATD International Conference and Exposition in San Diego. More than 10,000 people attended the conference, which kicked off May 7, 2018, in San Diego. Ave Rio is an associate editor at Chief Learning Officer magazine.

Meaningful Change for L&D in 2018 – According to the Experts


My goal is to provide specific, achievable ideas you can use this year to evolve your L&D (learning and development) practices for the better. Founder, Centre for Learning. & Senior Learning Strategist. Learning & Performance Strategist, DeakinCo. President, Work-Learning Research, Inc. Now, let’s take a look at what they had to say about how L&D can take a meaningful step forward in 2018. Learning Trends

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4 Lessons from Digital Learning – How Digital Learning is Transforming Our World and Rewiring our Brains


Just the thought of enjoying my morning coffee was already sending dopamine to my brain’s reward center. Because this shift in the way people consume learning experiences has been facilitated by technology, it is often called “ Digital Learning.” Lessons from Digital Learning.

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Big Brained: Smart Ways to Look at eLearning Development

eLearning Brothers

To help us understand how people pay attention, remember content, and ultimately act on it, we look at the field of neuroscience, which reveals insights on how the brain processes information and tends to remember it – or, more often – forget it. Stuck in an eLearning development rut?

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The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions


If you are one of the many people who made a New Year’s resolution for 2018, you may have already fallen off your goal. The Brain on Change. And yet, when faced with a change that has the potential to make us more likely to survive, some brains are able to adapt more easily than others.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

Upcoming Event: Essentials of Brain-Based Learning (Live online: Feb 8-22, 2018 & more)


I’m proud to be the designer and instructor for ATD National’s Online Essentials of Brain-Based Learning course. If you could understand what was happening in the brains of your target audience, would you be a more effective trainer, designer, consultant, or leader?

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Knock-Knock! Is Anybody in There? – Why Your Brain is Still Essentially a Black Box


LearningToGo Blog #gamicon2k18 #OLconf #slider AI Artificial Behaviorism Black Box brain cognition education Featured Intelligence Learning LMS memory neuroscience Psychology teaching technology trainingPerhaps one of the most unique characteristics of our species is our insatiable obsession with ourselves. Going back to the earliest examples of human cave art, we see evidence of our collective narcissism.

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Give the Gift of Brain Health and Learning


I just finished another session of my brain-aware instructional design workshop and I came to a big realization. As learning professionals, we all see information on the science of learning almost every day and we’re becoming better and better at incorporating this information into our instructional design and training delivery practices.

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Whole Brain Learning To Enhance Your Learning Experiences

eLearning Industry

Whole brain learning is a methodology to combine left brain fact-based paradigms with right brain abstract visual cues to make learning holistic. In this article, I will be sharing some ideas on how to implement whole brain learning in your courses. Instructional Design Brain Facts Instructional Design Tips Instructional Designers Learners Engagement

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Margie Meacham is One of the “100 Most Talented Global Training & Development Leaders” for 2018 (Feb 15, 2018 – Mumbai, India)


The criteria and competencies benchmarked for 2018 are: Strategic Perspective. Learning Implementation. I am so excited to receive the “100 Most Talented Global Training & Development Leaders” award from the World Training & Development Congress.

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How to make brain-friendly learning that sticks (Expert interview)


What does it take to make brain-friendly learning? We interviewed Learning Psychologist, Stella Collins, to find out. Stella offers six key ways you can work with the brain to help make learning stick, all wrapped up in the useful (and brain friendly) acronym: LEARNS.

The Learning Brain With John Medina

eLearning Industry

ATD has partnered with John Medina, a researcher and authority in brain science and author of the bestselling book Brain Rules, to present a one day workshop to learn what really drives knowledge retention and performance. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

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Intelligent Design – The Future of Learning


As learning professionals, we need to think about how we can use artificial intelligence to help people learn faster, perform better, retain memories longer, and hopefully become more human in the process. Featured LearningToGo Blog LearningToGo eNewsletter #DevLearn AI artificial intelligence brain brain science change chatbot education instructional design Internet of Things IoT learn machine learning neural networks neuroscience singularity training Turing Turing test

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Classic Learning Research in Practice – Triune Brain – Connect to your Audience

Adobe Captivate

We all have those moments that your learning does not seem to connect to the audience, we tend to blame the learners, however it is the learning designer that is to blame. Let us investigate the triune brain, and how this model helps you to connect to your audience.

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On Trend for 2018: Learning and Flexibility

CLO Magazine

When employees see theneed to innovate before learning leaders do but aren’t given the opportunity to do so, tension can rise. Alper Tekin, director of enterprise at online learning platform Udacity , emphasized the importance of continuous learning to stay on top of disruptive technology.

TMI! Cognitive Overload and Learning


LearningToGo Blog LearningToGo eNewsletter brain Cognitive Load Cognitive Overload instructional design neuroscience neurosciences TMI trainingIf you want to get a sense of the vast amount of data exploding every second, visit Internet Live Stats and watch the numbers for Internet users, websites, emails and many other statistics updated in real time. But watch out.

How to Think Like a Cat


Featured LearningToGo Blog #BlackHatDay brain brain science cat education herdingcats Learning neuroscience trainingIn my opinion, cats are probably far smarter than we generally imagine; they simply don’t exhibit intelligence in ways that are meaningful to us.

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Hire the heart and train the brain


Hire the heart and train the brain; this is an axiom that many of us have heard before. But let's face it, as AI and Machine Learning become more and more prevalent, Core Skills are going to become more valuable and key differentiators in the workplace. .

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Classic Learning Research in Practice – Thinking Brain & Memory

Adobe Captivate

Our brain is self-organizing using Neuroplasticity trough long term Potentiation, keeping hold of knowledge or depression by removing irrelevant knowledge. Like on a computer system that has input devices to enter data, data has to be entered in our brain.

2018 The Year of Discovery

Learning Rebels

Okay, I know I’m late, but I’m Declaring 2018 “The Year of Discovery”! My brain cells haven’t been in the same time zone for months. There are things I have learned about myself that are both amazing and thought-provoking.

Is your learning environment brain-friendly?


As L&D professionals, having a basic understanding of the inner workings of the brain can help us develop content and environments that are conducive to learning and retention. Download The Brain-Friendly Checklist to receive: An overview on brain regions and functions.

The Neuroscience of How E-Learning Blends Into Our Brain

Content Raven

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How Gamers Learn: The Game Player's Brain

eLearning Industry

People learn by sitting still, keeping quiet, and paying attention to the lesson, right? That's not how gamers learn! Game-Based Learning eLearning Games Free eLearning eBooks Learners Engagement Serious GamesThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Whole Brain Learning To Enhance Your Learning Experiences

Tesseract Learning

In this article, I will be sharing some ideas on how to implement whole brain learning in your courses

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How Animation Affects Children’s Brains


. It’s 2018 – books are no longer the only material providing education and entertainment simultaneously. Animation has become a vehicle to promote learning and provides several benefits for a child’s development. The cerebral cortex grows thicker as we learn to use it.

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How to Engage and Challenge your Learners with Whole Brain Thinking


Whole Brain Thinking is a theory that’s been around since the 1970’s. It focuses on the thinking preferences of different people and it aims to enlighten training professionals and learners on the nuances of the brain when learning. What is Whole Brain Thinking?

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Margie Meacham is One of the “100 Most Talented Global Training & Development Leaders” for 2018


Events Featured LearningToGo Blog awards brain instructional design Learning Margie Meacham Mumbai neuroscience R L Bhatia training World CSR Day World Training & Development CongressI am so excited to receive the “100 Most Talented Global Training & Development Leaders” from the World Training & Development Congress.

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Classic Learning Research in Practice – Neurotransmitters – Balance the Brain

Adobe Captivate

People care because our triune brain , has an emotional side. This emtional side or emotional brain it is kept in balance by our neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are also known as the fast chemical messengers, and enable neurotransmission in the limbic (emotional) brain.

Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Clark Quinn

You’ll see a lot of vendors/sessions/webinars touting neuroscience or brain-based. Yes, our brains are composed of neurons, and we do care about what we know about brains. With powerful tools like MRI, we can understand lots more about what the brain does.