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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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 gaming… It’s a $25 billion dollar entertainment business per year which in 2010 sold over 257 million video and computer games.

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Celebrating Brain Awareness Every Day


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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This Is Your Brain on Learning

CLO Magazine

It’s no secret that there’s an ongoing change in how learning happens — and it’s in part due to leaps in our understanding of how the brain works. “We The growing body of research reveals fundamental things L&D professionals can do to make sure brain science is built in to learning.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. learning on business outcomes. true business impact.

Big Brained: Smart Ways to Look at eLearning Development

eLearning Brothers

One of the biggest problems with business content is that audiences forget 90% of what you share after 2 days. The post Big Brained: Smart Ways to Look at eLearning Development appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Stuck in an eLearning development rut?

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Your Brain on Learning

CLO Magazine

When the brain learns, it acquires information through a person’s various senses, and this information travels along the synapses to the short-term memory. But only in roughly the past decade have conversations on how the brain learns appeared in talent management circles.

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MOOCs, Games, and the Brain

Your Training Edge

Part of the problem is that the traditional models of education and training aren’t brain-friendly, meaning that they are completely removed from how people actually learn. Here are some ways MOOCs promote brain-friendly training programs: No more long boring lectures.

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Video Games To Train Your Brain


Is it boring to train your brain? Thankfully there is lots you can do to be mentally healthy – including helping your brain to stay active. The brain is often compared to a muscle – the more you exercise it, the better shape it will be in.

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Tips For Avoiding Retirement Brain Drain

Epilogue Systems

Many businesses are experiencing a significant and ongoing loss of some of their most tenured, and knowledgeable, employees. Today, these employees are retiring at a rate of around 10,000 a day , and often taking their accumulated business knowledge with them. That’s a frightening prospect when you think in terms of organizational and industry-wide brain drain. In other cases, brain drain leads to the loss of hard to replace technical knowledge or process-based skills.

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Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

Your Lazy Brain – Finding the Path of Least Resistance


Basically, the idea is that our brains naturally look for the easiest path to our destination, so over time users of a system will show the designers where the formal pathways should be. The learning professional needs to be aware of this hard-wired behavior in the brain and prepare for it.

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Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

The era of “left brain” dominance, and the Information Age that it engendered, are giving way to a new world in which “right brain” qualities-inventiveness, empathy, meaning-predominate. I’ve often wondered what all this right-brained thinking means for the learning industry.

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Silence is Good for Your Brain

CLO Magazine

It’s stressless, calming, and it’s moments like these, writer Daniel Gross said in a July 2016 Nautilus article, that are actually good for the brain. Silence can create new brain cells. Silence forces the brain to create its owns “sounds.” That’s your brain retrieving a memory.

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Brain damage

Clark Quinn

I’ve talked before about how mobile ‘ accessorizes ‘ the brain. Well, here I am in Europe, and I’m suffering brain damage. So the crux of the matter is, when I’m out and about, needing to find information about where I am, what’s nearby, what that means (translation), and more, I’m functioning like someone’s taken part of my brain. As it is, it’s practically criminal to commit brain damage to international travelers.

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3 Brain science insights about adult learning


Not so long ago people believed that we only use around 10% of our brain capacity and that once a neuron dies, the brain loses it forever. And neuroscience placed the 10% usage of the brain right next to the other erroneous beliefs.

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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. However, we see evidence of how a lack of Core Skills (and values) affects big business in the headlines today. This means we must start paying attention and hire the heart and train the brain. .

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Business Writing: Jargon Phrases to Avoid

Your Training Edge

Why do we become stunned whenever we get into a business atmosphere? Business-speak, that’s why. Business jargon can be annoying, but tell that to any business man or woman. Business is doing its job, and that’s to make money. Business goes beyond that.

Brain Science and Learning Effectiveness by Bryan Austin


Every organization provides training to its workforce primarily to improve performance and drive business growth. So let’s discuss some brain science and how to leverage it to create learning that really engages learners and actually improves performance. Recap from: Elearning!

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Tis the Season to Give – Your Brain Will Thank You!


With your donation, you can choose to send a paper greeting card (delivered in 3-10 business days) or an eCard (sent immediately) Better yet, give a beautiful animal a new home by adopting today and give yourself a new best friend!

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Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? In his book, Brain Rules , Dr. Medina provides 12 simple rules that encapsulate what current science knows about how the human brain learns.

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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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The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to Urban Dictionary: Your exobrain (or exo-brain) is your extended brainpower from the information you have access to from your computer or the web.

What Happens In Your Brain When You Hear A Good Story


But what exactly happens in your brain when you hear a good story? What Happens In Your Brain When You Hear A Good Story A good story has a significant impact on the brain. When hearing a lecture that’s full of data, facts and bullet points, the language parts of the brain work alone to decode the words into meaning. However, when the same information is conveyed by means of some sort of a story the brain responds in a different way.

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Eclipsed – How the Great Eclipse of 2017 May Have Changed Our Brains Forever


I had a half-baked plan spinning in my brain that involved breaking Kathy out of the hospital in the middle of the night, but luckily, sanity prevailed and we avoided our first obstacle.). As a small business owner, I think about my business almost constantly.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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How to Align Gamification with Business Objectives

Growth Engineering

Find out how to use the power of gamification to transform your business. In the modern business world, one thing is certain – change! They’re using gaming mechanics such as badges, levels and leaderboards to engage employees, boost productivity and drive business success.

Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning « Wonderful Brain

Wonderful Brain

About RSS Subscribe: RSS feed Wonderful Brain All Things Considered Important in Learning and Design Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning Posted on v, March, 2011 by Rich 0 I caught an interesting article about the twelve most dangerous words in business.

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Impactful & Meaningful Learning: Brain Game – V


The post Impactful & Meaningful Learning: Brain Game – V appeared first on Game Based training blog. Business Simulations Game Based Learning game based training gamification cognitive science game based learning neurosciencewe know that gamification and game based learning are engaging and effective learning experiences. Now, we are going to delve into what makes this technique effective enough to always keep us wanting more.

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Chemical Romance: Why Your Brain Falls in Love with Stories


Hearing a story actually, causes fundamental reactions in the brain that increase memory and even improve chances at changed behavior. Understanding how the brain reacts to a good story makes all the difference in telling a tale of chemical romance, active neurons, and learned empathy.

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Brain Rules & learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Neuroscientists have figured out a lot about how the brain works in the time since the fMRI was invented 18 years ago. We know for sure that: Exercise boosts brain power. No two brains are the same. Brains work on one thing at a time.

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The New Business Imperative

Clark Quinn

Learning is the new business imperative. It is now an indisputable business reality: companies must become more nimble and agile. As things move faster, new processes arise, and the time to copy a new business approach drops, it becomes clear that continual innovation is the only way to not just survive, but thrive.

Wisdom 2.0: Mindfulness and business

Jay Cross

I am interested in the interaction of mindfulness and business. eights hours of practice is enough to change the brain. had thought brain was fixed. how alterations in the body will feedback back to the brain. How do we bridge the gap between mindfulness and business?

5 Ways Business Leaders Can Strengthen Their Mental Six Pack with Brain Science


In today’s volatile and rapidly changing business world, leaders are frequently asked to “embrace change.” However, being adaptive, creative and resilient in a turbulent business … Continued. Leadership Development

The Science of Connection

CLO Magazine

Now, new technology enables “hard” science to provide more evidence into how our brains work. And we can leverage that insight to build trusted business relationships, both internally and externally. The Relationships Business.

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Why Gamification Works Best in Business

Ed App

Gamification in business is more than just a pretty face and is one of the most important driving tools for corporate success. This is partly due to the fact it boosts employee engagement and knowledge amongst individuals involved in the business. We have compiled the strongest types of gamification which work best in business. We outline why gamification is a most effective strategy for your business.

The role of L&D in achieving transversal business acumen


If we only had one (positive) word to describe the modern business world this would definitely be “dynamic”. This particular way of keeping a constant eye on the big picture while working on making their own enterprise perform is called business acumen. The elements of business acumen.

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