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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Gamification: What are Video Games Doing to Our Brains?

Growth Engineering

The effect of video games of the brain is popular dinner party chat. But what does the research actually suggest is happening to your brain? The post Gamification: What are Video Games Doing to Our Brains? Brain Science Gamification Gamers Gaming

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Announcing the Brain Matters Coloring Book


I’m so excited about my new book, The Brain Matters Coloring Book ! They get to express themselves artistically, which can help improve self-confidence and stimulates multiple parts of the brain. Coloring has been used as therapy for adults for decades and has been shown effective in reducing stress, treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and helping people on the autism spectrum express their feelings and relate to the outside world.

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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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Leading Successful Change to Remote Training

Speaker: Dr. Britt Andreatta, PhD, CEO, 7th Mind, Inc.

This month, unprecedented numbers of workers have set up offices in their homes, in an attempt to flatten the curve of COVID-19. Meetings that were previously being held in conference rooms have been moved to conference calls and online meetings. Whether you’re managing the impromptu digital transformation of your company, or training new employees at a distance, make time to join Dr. Britt Andreatta former Chief Learning Officer at Lynda.com and author of several books on the brain science of success, as she covers how YOU can train remotely, and effectively, while supporting the flow of work.

Finally! A Brain-Based Consultative Sales Program


Learn how to influence, build relationships, gain commitments and improve communication by reading customer styles, understanding your sales style and adjusting your approach to be most effective. Enhance relationships and understanding by identifying communication styles and applying effective listening and rapport building skills. A Brain-Based Consultative Sales Program appeared first on Learning To Go.

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Your Bayesian Brain – Are you wired for statistics?


The Expectation Effect is a concept in psychology that suggests we get the results in life that we have come to expect. You may have a Bayesian brain. So what does all this math have to do with the brain? Even folks who study the brain for a living haven’t really decided yet.

Brain Science and Learning Effectiveness by Bryan Austin


Why is most corporate learning not optimally effective? Many long-time L&D experts including Elliott Masie, Clark Quinn and Will Thalheimer have frequently lamented that much of the corporate learning they see is not really effective learning, because it is not mentally challenging.

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Break Out the Crayons – Your Brain Needs to Color!


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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How does the brain learn?

Adobe Captivate

How does the brain learn? How can we use what we know about science to help us engage the brain and improve learning? The brain is constantly restructuring in response to learning and the environment. The overload effect. The post How does the brain learn?

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Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

Microlearning isn’t just a way to design new learning; it can be a way to revitalize existing content too. Join Margie Meacham for a webinar breaking down the neuroscience behind microlearning, and providing a step-by-step method for reviewing and converting existing content.

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 Ceiling Effect: How the Height of Your Ceiling Affects Brain Performance


I’ve written previously about the influence of other disciplines on the science of learning, such as looking at desire paths , an architectural concept, to help design effective informal learning experiences. The Effect of Priming on the Type of Processing That People Use.

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Our Brains on Agile and eLearning Effectiveness: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

This weeks link is from Pragmatic Programmer Andrew Hunt and his take on why our brains aren’t wired for agile methodology. The Government’s Take on eLearning Effectiveness. The Government’s Take on eLearning Effectiveness.

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Gaming is Good For Your Brain


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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Agile Microlearning Explained

Personalized training is a powerful and effective approach that assesses an individual’s. organizations—even though it was much more effective than. techniques, deliver an extremely effective adaptive microlearning solution. described by the spacing effect).

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


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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AGES Model: The Effective Elements For Long-Term Learning

eLearning Industry

Have you ever wondered why the majority of corporate online training fails to have positive effects on employee performance in an organization? Corporate eLearning Brain Facts Corporate Training Emotional Intelligence Spaced Learning

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, I’m limiting my text messages because while the plan is in effect, incoming ones don’t cost. As it is, it’s practically criminal to commit brain damage to international travelers. In short, the situation with cross-border data access is inexcusable.

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The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions


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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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. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. the effectiveness with which different.

Combating “The Homer Simpson Effect”


You Have to Forget Some Old Truths to Master Essentials of Brain-Based Learning. There really is a “Homer Simpson” effect in neuroscience. Homer once told Marge that “Every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain.”

This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning


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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MOOCs and Brain-Based Learning: The Perfect Combination?

Your Training Edge

Over the past few years, there has also been a huge amount of new research into the brain basis of learning, which has lead to a host of new and more effective teaching strategies. We’ll also look at some ways to effectively implement brain-based learning in MOOCs.

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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.

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


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.

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Combating “The Homer Simpson Effect”


You Have to Forget Some Old Truths to Master Essentials of Brain-Based Learning. There really is a "Homer Simpson" effect in neuroscience. LearningToGo Blog brain Homer Simpson Learning neuroscience neurosciences Simpsons teaching training

Video Games To Train Your Brain


Is it boring to train your brain? Research into the effects of video games says No. Thankfully there is lots you can do to be mentally healthy – including helping your brain to stay active. How Video Games Can Train Your Brain. Great Games to Train Your Brain.

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


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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The adult brain learns best with stories


That’s how innate storytelling is to us… and how useful and effective it is from a behavioural standpoint. More brain regions activated. Being told a story activates more brain regions than getting a rational explanation.

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The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions


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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The Google Effect


I recently heard a term that was new to me, “ The Google Effect.” It turns out that there’s been quite a lot of research into the effects of online search on our brains and our apparent decline in the ability to remember things.

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Seven musts for creating effective elearning

Challenge to Learn

This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules. The problem is that you will get content heavy “PowerPoint like” courses that are not engaging or effective. It is the way our brain is wired.

The Brain Science Behind Scenario-Based Microlearning

CLO Magazine

From a learning science perspective — the marriage of psychology and brain science — the goal of corporate learning and development platforms is lofty. The Prevalence and Effectiveness of Microlearning for Hard Skills Training.

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