Learning and the Brain

eLearning Brothers

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 pyschologyThere’s a new movement called Organizational Psychology.

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Brain Boogie @ATD2015

Origin Learning

The human brain is full of mysteries! The Brain Boogie session by Dr. Andre Vermeulen , on Sunday, May 17 at ATD ICE 2015 was all about understanding this wonderful gift called the brain. Highlights of the session include “10 Brain Fitness Exercises to Rock Your Brain”.

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Applying Brain Research

CourseArc

In the 1990s, scientists began using Functional MRIs (fMRIs) to see how the brain functions. A fMRI is different than a normal MRI that looks at the structure of the brain. Check out John Medina’s website on brain rules. ” Brain Rules by John Medina.

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Microlearning and the Brain

CLO Magazine

Microlearning offers an ideal approach for engaging the cognitive skills learning system in the brain. The cognitive skills learning system is one of at least three learning systems in the brain that includes the emotional learning system and the behavioral skills learning system.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool?

The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions

Learningtogo

Featured LearningToGo Blog brain change diet fitness neuroscience new year Psychology resolutionIf you are one of the many people make a New Year’s resolution, your should know this.

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Dude, Where’s My car? Fixing Brain Fog

Learning Rebels

Brain fog. Brain fog, UGH. Technically, brain fog is the feeling of confusion, forgetfulness, or a lack of focus. Traditionally, our thoughts have been that brain fog is something that happens from time to time. Let’s help others empty their heads of brain fog.

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Train Your Brain with Games

eLearning Brothers

How games stimulate mental cognition and produce positive brain changes. How playing immersive, exploratory games is a workout for the brain and can drive home on-the-job skills. The post Train Your Brain with Games appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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The Optimism Bias – How Your Brain is Keeping You Alive in Crazy Times

Learningtogo

Featured LearningToGo Blog brain hope neuroscience optimism survivalIs your company trying to reduce healthcare costs by encouraging your employees to adopt healthy habits? It may want to include having an optimistic world view in its wellness program. (Or Or not.).

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Lumosity Review: Do Brain Training Games Make You Smarter?

Origin Learning

There is a plethora of online games out there that promise to make you more intelligent if you signup with them and follow a disciplined brain-training regime. The game starts with a basic free version that assigns you a daily brain workout by letting you play 3 games each day.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

information multiple times in a small timespan, the brain. The brain stores infrequently accessed information in short-term. memory, so by exercising the information at increasing intervals, learners are training the brain to store the information in long-term.

Brain Rules for Classes

KnowledgeStar

Brain Brain Rules Education elearning instructional design John Medina Learning brain rules presentationsOne of the biggest reasons people like learning online, especially late at night, is that it's a great way to get to sleep. Just joking.

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SME Brains

Clark Quinn

One of the artifacts about how our brain works is that we compile knowledge away. As I push for better learning design, I’m regularly reminded that working with subject matter experts (SMEs) is critical, and problematic. What makes SMEs has implications that are challenging but also offers a uniquely valuable perspective. I want to review some of those challenges and opportunities in one go.

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Brain as Prediction Machine

Usable Learning

So I’m really interested right now in how the brain operates as a prediction machine. Basically, one of our core brain functions seems to be guessing what is going to happen next. I think this has some really fascinating implications for behavior change.

30 Day Brainstorm Challenge Day 12: World Brain Day

Learning Rebels

. It’s day 12 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – World Brain day. National Hot Dog Day , Donut Day , and Dog Day – well, today is World Brain Day. When I got this email about World Brain Day and what we can do to strengthen the mind and brain cells, I was all in.

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Brain matters

Jay Cross

Educators from Around the World Discuss How to Make Everyone a Genius at Brain Matters 2015: Bring Out Your Inner Genius. Attendees will get a deeper understanding of their own brains and some practical tips for achieving peak performance.

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Supporting our Brains

Clark Quinn

One of the ways I’ve been thinking about the role mobile can play in design is thinking about how our brains work, and don’t. It came out of both mobile and the recent cognitive science for learning workshop I gave at the recent DevLearn.

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What Happens in the Brain When You learn a Language?

Your Training Edge

What exactly happens to your brain when you’re in the process of learning a foreign language? Well, the brain literally expands. Your Brain Expands. Learning a second language can cause your brain to grow in size.

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Break Out the Crayons – Your Brain Needs to Color!

Learningtogo

They get to express themselves artistically, which can help improve self-confidence and stimulates multiple parts of the brain. Your brain waves change from beta waves , which are highly focused on a decision and/or task, to alpha waves, which are associated with feelings of relaxation.

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Dr. Greg Gage – Backyard Brains – Neuroscience for Everyone!

Learningtogo

Dr. Greg Gage is a neuroscientist, biomedical engineer, co-founder of Backyard Brains , and TED Fellow. Don’t miss his TED Talks and check out Backyard Brains. TED Talk: How to Control Someone Else’s Arm With Your Brain. Listen to Podcast: [link].

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Brain science meets social media

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Brain learning is currently a hot topic in the Netherlands amongst learning professionals. They interviewed various scientists and are translating new insights from brain science into practical consequences for organising effective learning situations.

Podcast: Dr. Greg Gage – Backyard Brains – Neuroscience for Everyone!

Learningtogo

Greg Gage is a neuroscientist, biomedical engineer, co-founder of Backyard Brains, and TED Fellow. Featured Podcasts backyard brains brain electricity Greg Gage neural network neuroscience science scientists TEDHe spent many years as an electrical engineer designing retail systems before returning to grad school to pursue his passion for neuroscience.

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Your Brain Wants To Learn – Feed It!

LearnDash

Our brains crave information. In a similar way that our bodies need exercise in order to stay fit and healthy, our brains require learning to stay sharp. While the act of learning is certainly beneficial it’s interesting to note that the type of new information we acquire has a varying impact on the brain. By way of example, learning a new language “exercises” the brain in a very specific way. Did you know that everyone enjoys learning?

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Your Bayesian Brain – Are you wired for statistics?

Learningtogo

You may have a Bayesian brain. So what does all this math have to do with the brain? In other words, they are using Bayesian analysis to predict the likelihood that the brain is using Bayesian analysis at the cellular level to interpret our world.

NEW Essentials of Brain-Based Learning (Live online Jan. 10-24)

Learningtogo

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? Thanks to recent advances in neuroscience, learning and talent development professionals now have an opportunity to alter their approaches to change management, leadership development, training, and instructional design. Events Featured LearningToGo Blog Upcoming Events

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This is your Brain on Games

Your Training Edge

This is your Brain on Games - The science behind gaming that proves gamification and simulation make sense. Computer and video games can actually be looked at as a form of ‘brain training’; it’s an intuitive way to learn things (and actually retain what is learned).

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The "Brains" Behind the Brains

Ontuitive

Someone with brains. Every once in a while (for me more often than most, I’m sure), don’t you stop and think, “Who came up with that? ” or “HOW in the world does this work?” And the answer is always – someone smart. And lots of them

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Simple Brain Map

Jay Cross

Brain Science

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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.

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Always Said The Brain Rules!

KnowledgeStar

I always knew that it’s all in my head, that my brain ruled and not my heart. It’s taken years of work in the Neurosciences to get to the point where they are realizing that they hardly know anything at all about the way the brain really works. John Medina, author of Brain Rules, is [.]. Brain Brain Rules Education instructional design John Medina Learning

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This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

eLearning, also known as online learning, isn’t just good for a company’s bottom line; it is also excellent for the human brain. This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning. A brain that regularly participates in online learning is a happy brain. This is good news for a brain because learning delivered over a period of weeks is more likely to be remembered and prevents a person from feeling overwhelmed. Online learning is good for the human brain.

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The Music of Your Sphere – The Multiple Ways Your Brain is Wired for Music

Learningtogo

While he 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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Pick my brain?

Clark Quinn

It’s a continual bane of a consultant’s existence that there are people who want to ‘pick your brain’ It’s really asking for free consulting, and as such, it’s insulting. However, there are quite legitimate ways to pick my brain and I thought I’d mention a couple. The post Pick my brain?

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Celebrating Brain Awareness Every Day

Learningtogo

Today, much has changed, as neuroscience has increasingly captured the headlines and fueled our imaginations with the possibilities of our own brains. Change Management practices have been dramatically enriched through the understanding of the brain’s reaction to change.

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Gaming is Good For Your Brain

LearnDash

The proof is there when it comes to gaming and the positive impacts it can have on our brains, learning comprehension, and translating that learning into real behaviors. Educational games are increasing in popularity in both educational and corporate settings.

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