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

Learningtogo

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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5 Brain Facts That Influence How People Learn

Dashe & Thomson

If you want to create powerful learning experiences, it’s very helpful to get an understanding of how the brain works. While technology changes at an incredible rate, the brain evolves slowly. Learning Brain Rules

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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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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Are We Changing the Human Brain Just by Observing It?

Learningtogo

When I speak of “the neurosciences,” I tell people that our brains are so complex that it takes many different scientific disciplines to even begin to understand it. Then I rattle off the list, usually eliciting knowing looks and nodding heads, until I get to quantum physics. LearningToGo Blog

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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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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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Podcast: Michelle Munt – Jumbled Brain Blogger

Learningtogo

The rest of your story will be about finding your way back from a traumatic brain injury. One day you’re living your life, on your way to work. A freak accident changes everything in a millisecond.

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

Learningtogo

Podcasts AI artificial intelligence brain instructional design Learning machine learning neuroscience scienceEvery weekday like-minded learning professionals join a live chat on current trends, research, challenges and best practice.

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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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Marshall Goldsmith Reviews Brain Matters Book by Margie Meacham

Learningtogo

If you look at Brain Matters: How to help anyone learn anything using neuroscience on Amazon, you’ll soon see a new design on the back cover, thanks to a truly wonderful endorsement from my colleague and friend, #1 Coach, Marshall Goldsmith.

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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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Michelle Munt – Jumbled Brain Blogger

Learningtogo

The rest of your story will be about finding your way back from a traumatic brain injury. Listen to Podcast: [link]. One day you’re living your life, on your way to work. A freak accident changes everything in a millisecond.

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Your Brain Needs a Vacation

Learningtogo

Your brain uses these new sensations to build new neural pathways, and the break from routine stimulates higher, more creative thought while it reduces stress. Here are some books you can get right from the ATD store: The Brain-Friendly Workplace by Erika Garms.

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Podcast: The Spiritual Brain – LearningBinge Instructor Trish O’Connor

Learningtogo

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Does Your Brain Need Santa Claus?

Learningtogo

In fact, it may be a coping mechanism invented by the brain to help us explain the world. We know that our brains have evolved to become “ survival machines ,” so how does an illogical belief keep us alive? The brain is still a gigantic mystery.

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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.

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

Learningtogo

Just the thought of enjoying my morning coffee was already sending dopamine to my brain’s reward center. The same brain that can be such a remarkable, proactive learning machine can become lazy and passive – particularly if passivity and conformity are rewarded generation after generation.

Are you voting with your lizard brain?

Learningtogo

A recent study out of McGill University shows that most voting decisions are heavily influenced by our first impressions of the candidate, which become extremely difficult for our brain to dismiss once we made a decision.

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Do you have snakes in your brain?

Learningtogo

However, a recent study suggests that early, long-term exposure to snakes may have actually influenced the evolution of the human brain. Brain as a survival machine. What other hard-wiring are we going to discover deep inside our brains in the years to come?

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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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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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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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Secrets of Brain-Based Consulting with Propeller Group – A Conversation with Allison Torpey and Bobby Kosh

Learningtogo

I sat down with Allison Torpey and Bobby Kosh from their leadership team to learn more about Propeller is putting brain science to work in their consulting practice. iTunes Podcasts brain consulting neuroscience Propeller Propeller Goup PsychologyListen to podcast: [link].