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The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions

Learningtogo

The Brain on Change. One of the key points in that article is that our brain is structured with one primary purpose: to keep us alive so that we can transmit our genes to the next generation. Changing the Brain to Change Behavior. Rich Brain/Poor Brain. Exercise.

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The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions

Learningtogo

The Brain on Change. One of the key points in that article is that our brain is structured with one primary purpose: to keep us alive so that we can transmit our genes to the next generation. Changing the Brain to Change Behavior. Rich Brain/Poor Brain. Exercise.

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48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

This is why my team and I put together this list of forty-eight books. The books are organized by category: Books recommended by training experts (4). Learning books (4). Corporate training books (3). Instructional design books (6). Learning technology books (2). Virtual instructor-led training books (3). Evaluation & Feedback books (4). Motivation & Gamification books (5). Talent management books (3).

The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions

Learningtogo

The Brain on Change. One of the key points in that article is that our brain is structured with one primary purpose: to keep us alive so that we can transmit our genes to the next generation. 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. It turns out that health and lifestyle choices have a significant effect on the brain’s ability to change. Exercise.

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The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions

Learningtogo

The Brain on Change. One of the key points in that article is that our brain is structured with one primary purpose: to keep us alive so that we can transmit our genes to the next generation. 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. It turns out that health and lifestyle choices have a significant effect on the brain’s ability to change. Exercise.

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A List of Brain-based Strategies to Create Effective eLearning

SHIFT eLearning

There is a simple way to design effective eLearning courses about any subject: brain-based learning. This instructional approach was defined by Hileman in 2006 and has since inspired many “brain compatible designers” — those who seek to understand the principle and reasoning behind their teaching. The idea behind the concept is that learning is innate and linked to biological and chemical processes in the human brain. B: Brain’s Time Clock. S: Social Brain.

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Brain Fitness

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness : 18 Interviews with Scientists, Practical Advice, and Product Reviews, to Keep Your Brain Sharp. Exercising workers’ brains boosts collective brainpower. That’s why the lessons in my friend Alvaro Fernandez’s new book provide a pathway to increased profitability. Brains are dynamic systems that change over a lifetime. Physical exercise. What about brain training games and software?

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At the very heart of the feeling of personal effectiveness

KnowledgeOne

The two other notions that are, along with the feeling of personal effectiveness, at the basis of Bandura’s flagship theory are social modelling and self-regulation. ” Equally, individuals can feel effective in an activity without taking pride in it.

Brain’s Rule! – How Understanding the Brain Can Improve Your Learning Content

Rob Hubbard

Increasingly I find myself turning away from learning theories and looking to brain science to hel p me design engaging and effective learning content. Learning theories are like fashions – they come and go, whereas the way the brain processes and stores information is fixed, changing only with evolution. Admittedly, the brain is still our most mysterious organ and much of how it works we can only guess at. Rule 1: Exercise boosts brain power.

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PowerPoint Best Practices for Delivering Effective Online Training

ePath Learning

But are PowerPoint courses really effective? This gradual learning process reflects how our brain filters and stores new information. But the human brain can only process seven (plus or minus two) items at a time ( Miller’s Law ). Consider adding reflection exercises or knowledge check questions. About the Author: Carrie Wiser is a Learning Advocate who applies cognitive science, instructional theory and years of practical experience to design more effective courses.

How to Finally Write a Nonfiction Book that Helps You Get More Leads and Sales and Massively Impact the World with Julie Eason

LifterLMS

How to finally write a nonfiction book that helps you get more leads and sales and massively impact the world with Julie Eason is the topic of this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Julie is an expert in writing books, and she helps ghost write books for people.

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Sharing the Simple Life Transformation Through Courses, Books, and More with Veteran Gary Collins

LifterLMS

Sharing the simple life transformation through courses, books, and more with veteran Gary Collins in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. There was a couple books, but everyone who lives off grid does it totally differently.

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

In an earlier blog post, we took a quick introductory look at some connections between comic books and eLearning. And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. And we also promised that the second article would focus on some lessons from comic book design that we can apply to the design of eLearning other forms of learning. Will it be a book? A comic book?”

Learning, Net Generation, Mind Mapping, Brain Training, & SharePoint

Big Dog, Little Dog

Uses include knowledge and project management; writing theses, essays and books; creating simple web pages (like this one); note taking; brainstorming - and many others. Does brain training really work? - BRAIN IMAGING 'NOT PROOF'. Harvesting Learning's Fruit: A Downstream Training Investment - Living in Learning. A graphic illustration for a sense of what harvesting means and when we accomplish it. Prepare - to create readiness in our learners prior to formal training.

Stress Management Techniques that Keep You Centered and Make You an Effective Leader

Training Industry

Merriam-Webster defines “meditate” as “to engage in contemplation or reflection” or “to engage in mental exercise … for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of spiritual awareness.” Exercise In addition to adequate sleep, meditation and mindfulness, the fourth brick in your foundation for handling stress and becoming a respected leader is exercise. Physical activity augments brain and body functions. As a trainer, your audience expects you to lead by example.

8 Benefits You Didn’t Expect from Learning a New Language

Your Training Edge

But the beauty of learning second languages is that all the time spent poring over books can benefit you in great and often unpredictable ways. Bilingualism is good for your brain. Another remarkable benefit of learning a foreign language is its positive impact on brain health.

Brain rules – where does that leave us?

Clive on Learning

Followers of this blog will know that I have been reviewing John Medina's book Brain Rules chapter by chapter over the past three months. This has proved a rewarding experience for me, as it has forced me to explore the implications for each of John's main recommendations with much more thoroughness than would have been the case if I was skipping through the book for my own benefit - it's a bit like John set me twelve homework assignments! Tags: Brain Rules

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How can we develop e-learning that respects adult learning principles?

The eLearning Nomad

Learning designers study andragogy because to design effective e-learning for adults, they need to understand how adults learn best. My all-time favourite book on adult learning, ‘ Understanding and facilitating adult learning ’ by Stephen Brookfield, examines the principles in detail. An interesting exercise. We make sure the results show the effects of skipping steps or making errors, just like real life. Yet, interactivity happens in the brain, not the hand.

Improving Life Through Video Games

Kapp Notes

According to ScienceDaily in the article Modified Home Video Game Shows Promise for Improving Hand Function in Teens With Cerebral Palsy a team has modified a Sony PlayStation 3 Console, a virtual glove and customer software to provide exercises and activities to improve hand and finger movement. Each system communicated via the Internet to allow the Indiana and Rutgers researchers to oversee participants' exercise routines and evaluate the effectiveness of the systems.

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Are You Zoom-Fatigued or Are You Just Fatigue-Fatigued?

KnowledgeOne

For students and instructors alike, video-conferencing might represent a rather performative and demanding exercise. Promote “brain breaks.” How to help your brain “unplug”. Quirion published his first book, Towners & Other Stories (Shoreline Press), in 2020.

Why Microlearning Works

Grovo

There’s a limit to how much a brain can process in one sitting. The short, focused learning moments would be bite-sized and digestible, with a small cognitive load that could free the learner’s brain to concentrate on the real work of practicing new skills—not cramming in a boring lecture. A personal trainer doesn’t give you a book on exercise. Effective learning helps you practice new behaviors, not just hear about them.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The 3 Speeds of Thought

KnowledgeOne

But from the strict point of view of the sciences that study how our box of thoughts works, we have a good idea of the answer… even if we still have a lot to learn about this fascinating organ that is our brain. At all times, our brain works in one mode or the other.

A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

This research report, The Truth About Teaching to Learning Styles, and What to Do Instead, by Jane Bozarth ( @JaneBozarth ), explores the concept of teaching to learning styles and its effect on learning outcomes. This latest post from Paul Kirschner ( @P_A_Kirschner ) & Mirjam Neelen ( @MirjamN ) gives us a good look at the ‘effective learning strategy’ know as interleaving. The Spacing Effect: How to Improve Learning and Maximize Retention.

3 burning questions inspired by Masie’s Learning 2015

Sponge UK

Corporate learning expert, author and Learning Now TV presenter, Nigel Paine banged the drum for evidence-based learning in a conference talk inspired by his new book, The Learning Challenge. Thankfully, Paine also covered some the things that we actually know about the brain and learning. He explained how emotional engagement is important; learning is more effective when people care. Question 2: How can gamification and game elements be used more effectively in learning?

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Workforce Insights: The Only Skill That’ll Last You a Lifetime

Degreed

The more you understand how to study effectively, the better you’ll be able to apply these concepts, the more equipped you’ll be to acquire skills. Our brains are made of neurons which transmit information between each other across synapses. When you learn something new, your brain literally makes a connection between the neurons. Within a library, there are existing categories like History or Psychology to file books away under.

How to Become an Expert or What I Learned from Reading “Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise”

Pract.us

Over the last year, I’ve seen some of Ericsson’s research and learned about his concept of “deliberate practice,” so I was excited to read his new book, Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise , which summarizes much of his work over the years, explains the concept of deliberate practice, and suggests ways that we can use the secrets of experts worldwide to improve our own performance at work or at home. The book is chock full of interesting and surprising research.

Behavioral Intelligence: The Missing Link and Next Frontier In L&D

CLO Magazine

Starting in the mid-1960s and entering the corporate mainstream in 1995 with the publication of Daniel Goleman’s book, “Emotional Intelligence,” the notion of emotional intelligence entered the corporate lexicon. These include training focused on understanding harassment and unconscious bias, as well as training focused on effective communication, leadership and collaboration. Cognitive, Emotional and Behavioral Intelligence Systems in the Brain.

Deciphering Attention

KnowledgeOne

Yet attention is essential to our cognitive effectiveness, whether we are learning new things or simply performing many of our daily tasks. It implies withdrawal from some things in order to deal effectively with others[…].”

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

In these days of overwhelming information, we’re bombarded with irrefutable data showing why we should stop smoking, eat better and exercise. In his book, Your Brain at Work , David Rock identifies autonomy as one of the basic human needs. When we feel out of control, our brains raise alarms and we go into threat mode. Without that regular compass bearing, they don’t know if their efforts have any effect. In his book, Applied Psychology , E.

How can we develop e-learning that respects adult learning principles?

The eLearning Nomad

Learning designers study andragogy because to design effective e-learning for adults, they need to understand how adults learn best. My all-time favourite book on adult learning, ‘ Understanding and facilitating adult learning ’ by Stephen Brookfield, examines the principles in detail. An interesting exercise. We make sure the results show the effects of skipping steps or making errors, just like real life. Yet, interactivity happens in the brain, not the hand.

5 Ways Mobile Learning Can Enhance Your Course

LearnDash

I listen in the car, while I’m making dinner and doing the dishes, when I’m exercising, and when I’m doing chores around the house. I will learn more effectively if I study a subject for one hour a day all week than by putting in one extra-long study period on the weekend. It takes time for our brains to identify which pieces of information in our short-term memory are important enough to move to long-term storage.

Top L&D experts reveal winning strategies for training remote workers

TalentLMS

Marina Arshavskiy — Use quizzes, exercises, group discussions, and real-life simulation. She has written two books, Visual Design Solutions and Visual Language for Designers, and is the creator of The eLearning Coach podcast. In a world of constant flux, the only certainty is change.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

In these days of overwhelming information, we’re bombarded with irrefutable data showing why we should stop smoking, eat better and exercise. In his book, Your Brain at Work , David Rock identifies autonomy as one of the basic human needs. When we feel out of control, our brains raise alarms and we go into threat mode. Without that regular compass bearing, they don’t know if their efforts have any effect. In his book, Applied Psychology , E.

How to Improve the Efficacy of Employee Training

KnowledgeCity

This blog explores why this is so crucial and presents ways that leadership teams can make employee training more effective by increasing the learning and retention of information.

The nursing profession is one of the most stressful in America.

AMVONET

The contemporary health and fitness industry has churned out qualified professionals to help nurses reduce stress hormones, adjust sleep, balance nutrition and increase exercise levels. His book, Wellness In Mind: Your Brain’s Surprising Secrets to Gaining Health from the Inside Out with Dr. Sally Severino, melds effective content and process knowledge to gain wellness through intra and interpersonal skills.

The Best Enterprise LMS 2.0 for Training and Knowledge Retention

Zunos

Note: You can learn more about Bigtincan Zunos LMS and book a demo here. These videos are packaged on a mobile app of some kind for on-the-move learning, and are paired with practical exercises to improve retention.

Drunk at work? No, just resting.

Learning Rocks

The reported harm from blue light in flat screens is a very real phenomenon and, by virtue of its similarity to natural light from the sun, interferes with the melatonin production in our brains, making sleepfulness harder to achieve. Exercise does have a useful effect on improving sleep, but it should be done at least an hour and half before bed time. I know I don't get enough sleep. I really struggle with it.

4 Ways to Boost Training Retention and Memory

Mindflash

So are you simply cursed (or blessed) with whatever memory capacity your brain was born with? Journalist Joshua Foer has written an entire book entitled Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything about his adventures among these “athletes,” detailing their techniques including “chunking” and “coding your numbers.”. But let’s assume you have other things to do besides exercise your brain for hours on end.

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Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

This allows them to exercise the value that emerges from collaborating with other humans on open-ended, creative endeavors. Unlike what Henry Ford had once said of his employees: “ Why is it every time I ask for a pair of hands, they come with a brain attached? ”, it is imperative for today's workers to bring their heads to hearts to work as well. The future will be driven by learning agility, effectiveness, and process innovation.

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How to Add Video (and YouTube) to Your Content Strategy with Andy Crestodina

TechSmith Camtasia

It is increasingly impossible to think of a content strategy that doesn’t utilise video as a strong and effective component. Video gives you better access to the human brain, by turning your audience into viewers instead of readers. “In