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eLearning: Attention, Attention!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In my article, I referenced a piece by the BBC,  Turning into Digital Goldfish , where the author said "The addictive nature of web browsing can leave you with an attention span of a goldfish."  Believe it or not, research has been done that says the attention span of a goldfish is actually 9 seconds.

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Why A Micro Content Strategy Works And How Brain Science Supports This Learning Method

eLearning Industry

Microlearning ties into the wiring and function of the human brain. This article examines the connections between MicroLearning, brain science, attention spans, and Just-In-Time delivery. No matter the various learning styles and preferences, learning in smaller bites works.

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Creating Better Content with Lessons Learned from Brain Research


from Brain Research. The brain is arguably one of the most complex organs of the body, and one we still do not fully understand. Understanding the brain helps us understand learning. What we know about how the brain functions has advanced by leaps and bounds since the 1990s (dubbed the Decade of the Brain by the U.S.

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Your Brain on Change


Your Brain on Change. The first thing we need to understand about the human brain is that it evolved to keep us safe in a dangerous world, where our ancestors met deadly threats at every turn. For those of us who are responsible for change management, we need to consider how the brain responds to change. by Margie Meacham.

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Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Does digital media work differently in the brain than information coming in from "the real world?" How can you capture and keep learner attention in a world of alerts, pop-ups, and "clickbait?" Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience.

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Your Brain Is Wired for Music


Your Brain Is Wired for Music. While Pythagoras didn’t have the benefit of today’s brain imaging technology, he just may have been right. Human brains interpret waves that fall between 20 to 20,000 Hz as sound. Playing a Musical Instrument Changes Your Brain. Our Brains Are Predicting the Next Note.

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Friday Finds — Animations & Learning, Attention Span, Learning Sciences

Mike Taylor

Last Week’s Most Clicked Do more with Google Docs News & Notes People Pay Attention Better Today Than 30 Years Ago — Really! Introduction to Learning Sciences” explores how the brain learns, focusing on encoding, consolidating, and retrieving information. I’m really dating myself here, aren’t I?

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Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

With disruptive technologies changing the nature of work, you’re facing pressure to produce more results with less – less time, smaller staffs, fewer resources and shorter learner attention spans. How microlearning builds engagement and retention in the learner’s brain. Then there’s the challenge of all that existing content.