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This Is Your Learner’s Brain on Coffee

Learningtogo

It’s been called “ America’s number one drug problem ” and “ a miracle drug for the tired.” Should we be pumping our learners with the beverage in order to maximize brain performance and memory, or weaning them off it to support long-term health? How Caffeine Works in the Brain.

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Cognitive Age, Training, Memory, Instructional Technologies, & Captcha

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Cognitive Age - New York Times. We're moving into a more demanding cognitive age. But the most important part of information's journey is the last few inches - the space between a person's eyes or ears and the various regions of the brain.

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

Mike Taylor

The spacing effect is a far more effective way to learn and retain information that works with our brain instead of against it. Simplifying Cognitive Load Theory. Adam Boxer ( @adamboxer1 ) takes a stab and simplifying the cognitive load theory. Good Brain, Bad Brain: Basics.

Definition: Metacognition

Kapp Notes

What people know about how (their own) cognitive processes operate is termed metacognition (cognition about cognitive processes). information as cited by Lawanto, 2010) It has also been defined as a process by which the brain organizes and monitors cognitive resources.

Your Workplace Can’t Be Dull or Dirty

CLO Magazine

That’s not doing you or your fellow employees’ brain health any favors, according to a study published last month in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

How to Increase Employee Knowledge Retention

Lemonade

According to cognitive psychology, memory formation involves two essential parts: encoding and retrieval. This happens because there is too much information for the brain to process — and it “weeds out” what it judges to be less important. Journal of Technology Education, vol.

5 Guidelines for Using Your Phone at Work

KnowledgeCity

The Journal of the Association of Consumer Research published a study in 2017 that showed the very presence of your phone at work (even when it’s powered off) “reduces available cognitive capacity.” You actually have to devote some of your cognitive resources to resisting.”.

Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Journal of Educational Psychology, 104, 235-249. an irrelevant treasure hunt, you’re adding cognitive load or at the least distracting the brain from the content. In the previously mentioned discussion, Tahiya Marome made this point: For the brain, play is learning and learning is play. Our brains are wired for it. Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.”

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Is Multimedia the Most Underrated Tool for Internal Communication?

eLearningMind

It might be easy to blame the actual initiative when the real problem was in the way you shared your idea. Video journals or vlogs. We know that images are processed 60,000 times faster than text by the brain and that brains are ultimately lazy organs. They’re constantly looking for the fastest ways through information and any method that reduces cognitive work on their parts.

Taking your training online—will it affect learning?

Yardstick

Based on the learner’s response, the scenario might be resolved, or another problem could arise. Those cognitive efforts pay off in better knowledge retention. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences , 3(1), 12–19.

The Learning Curve and The Pivot Point

The Performance Improvement Blog

Keeping a learning journal. And that was the problem we uncovered. 7] Clark Quinn, “77 Tips on Today’s Hottest Topics from DevLearn Thought Leaders” On Cognition and How the Brain Learns, 15-18,The eLearning Guild, 2015.

Workplace Bullying Could Be Harmful to Heart Health

KnowledgeCity

A new study indicates that workplace bullying could put people at higher risk for cardiovascular problems than those who don’t face these challenges at work. The European Heart Journal published the study’s findings Monday.

How to Increase Employee Knowledge Retention

Lemonade

According to cognitive psychology, memory formation involves two essential parts: encoding and retrieval. This happens because there is too much information for the brain to process — and it “weeds out” what it judges to be less important. Journal of Technology Education, vol.

How to Increase Employee Knowledge Retention

Lemonade

According to cognitive psychology, memory formation involves two essential parts: encoding and retrieval. This happens because there is too much information for the brain to process — and it “weeds out” what it judges to be less important. Journal of Technology Education, vol.

The Shift from Static to Multimedia Communication

eLearningMind

The problem with text though is that you can’t always convey your excitement about a new initiative or inspire the change that only a leader can through the spoken word. Video journals or vlogs.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. In his book, Your Brain at Work , David Rock identifies autonomy as one of the basic human needs.

Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

TechSmith Camtasia

Communication through the use of video can bring lessons to life, initiate discussions, and impact learning on both an emotional and cognitive level. Brain Pop. Making training more cognitively effective: Making videos interactive. Today’s guest blogger is Michael F.

Taking your training online—will it affect learning?

Yardstick

Based on the learner’s response, the scenario might be resolved, or another problem could arise. Those cognitive efforts pay off in better knowledge retention. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences , 3(1), 12–19. British Journal of Educational Technology , 47(2), 248-256.

What neuroscience has to say about organizational change

Matrix

I’m actually starting to wonder if the actual problem is not the business plan but me preferring the handsets. Read more: The learning brain and why L&D professionals should care about it.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. In his book, Your Brain at Work , David Rock identifies autonomy as one of the basic human needs.

The Ultimate Guide to Game-Based Training

Lemonade

The problem with this approach is that game elements by themselves aren’t valuable. Game-based training uses four main cognitive psychology techniques to improve learning outcomes: active learning, distributed practice, practice testing, and interleaved practice.

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3 Powerful Learning Mediums Reimagined

OpenSesame

The problem is, and I am sure you already know this, they don’t. Hearing a story triggers physical changes in the brain. Unlike slides that activate only the small part of the brain that decodes words into meaning, engaging stories are known to “light up” the entire brain. No other medium simultaneously engages the cognitive and affective learning domains as well as video. Just about anyone can create an e-Learning course on a soft skills topic.

Evidence-Based Training: Learning Maximizers & Learning Myths (An Interview with Dr. Will Thalheimer)

Convergence Training

A lot of people think that brain science, neuroscience–that’s the place where we have the most wisdom about how to design learning. But neuroscience has added very little to what we know in terms of basic research–cognitive science, behavioral science. It’s a problem in our field, but it’s not new.

3 Powerful Learning Mediums Reimagined

OpenSesame

The problem is, and I am sure you already know this, they don’t. Hearing a story triggers physical changes in the brain. Unlike slides that activate only the small part of the brain that decodes words into meaning, engaging stories are known to “light up” the entire brain. No other medium simultaneously engages the cognitive and affective learning domains as well as video. Just about anyone can create an e-Learning course on a soft skills topic.

Are Your Learners as Intelligent as They Can Be?

Vignettes Learning

Ward featured in Scientific American asked people to rate how smart they felt (cognitive self-esteem) while using Google. Internet as brain's external drive; all knowing brain We create tools, and tools recreate us, states John Seely Brown. Research by Daniel M.

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CRZY APOCALYPSE — 4.1 WORKPLACE ELEMENTS TO HELP YOU SURVIVE.

Wonderful Brain

An individual who presents a composite series of traits that causes others to distraction or dysfunction is often described as intelligent, cognitive, and even meta-cognitive—but venal—is CRZY-MKR Zero and might indicate they are on a socio-pathological spectrum. Keep a daily journal.

Here Are Ten Rules to Create Engaging Elearning

Rapid eLearning

Instead of a series of click and read screens, give the learner a problem to solve. As the learner attempts to solve the problem, she’ll pull the information she needs. In the same way, you can’t expect to shovel new information on top of new information in the brain.

Whole-Task Practice, Visuals, ID, Training, Blogs, & Poverty

Big Dog, Little Dog

Worked examples might include radar and voice information about a particular problem situation (the "given"), similar information showing a safe resolution of the problem (the goal), and actions necessary to reach or maintain safety (the acceptable solutions).

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Nuts and Bolts: Brain Bandwidth - Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , August 2, 2010. Brain Learning and eLearning Design - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2010. The problem with E-learning games - Stoatly Different , February 5, 2010. New Experiments in e-Learning - Moodle Journal , September 19, 2010. Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010.

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

When you find new nuggets of information, you get a chemical reaction in your brain much like an opium hit. Which newspapers, magazines, journals, news sources, blogs should you look at, how often, how high a priority is this?

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

“The best learning happens in real life with real problems and real people and not in classrooms.” Situating our brains in our heads oversimplifies the situation; our brains are distributed throughout our bodies. Keeping a journal.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Brain Learning and eLearning Design - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2010 David Grebow suggested this month’s Big Question (thanks David). There’s been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and “how the brain learns.&# Best of eLearning Learning.

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Ted Nelson’s Unbook

Jay Cross

You may want to jump around among these topics: Ted Nelson, Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle, Project Xanadu, Kubla Khan, visionaries, Doug Engelbart, Howard Rheingold, ADD, Jimmy Swaggart syndrome, never finished, the learning disabilities of learning visionaries, what’s your problem?

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] February 19-23, 2012 Academic Conference, sponsored by the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Gozo, Malta. link] March 7-9, 2012 International Problem-based Learning Symposium: PBL and the Problematization of Teaching and Learning, 3 rd , Singapore, Singapore. Clayton R.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. Are you being fooled by claims of brain-based learning? You’re not alone in being annoyed by this problem. Can hyperlink artifacts (assume all electronic) to a reflective journal (e.g., We know for sure that: Exercise boosts brain power.

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