Sit Up Straight! The Posture Effect Has Legs Again (at least for math)

You can probably remember a parent or teacher urging you to sit and stand up straight. Depending on the context, there was probably some implication that you would become a better student, athlete, or leader of the free world if you would just exhibit proper posture....

3 Ways IoT is Changing the Way We Learn

This post comes from guest blogger Brooklin Nash.   Accortding to Futurist Jeanette Cajide: "The Internet of Things will soon the Internet of Everything." The Internet of Things is not necessarily new. ATMs, considered the first object connected to the Internet, went...

Here Be Dragons – 4 Ways to Avoid the fMRI Trap

In the almost 30 years since its discovery, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scans have become the tool of choice for people who study the brain. While fMRI is a powerful new tool, the way we are using it is also problematic.

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

Dr. Greg Gage is a neuroscientist, biomedical engineer, co-founder of Backyard Brains, and TED Fellow. He spent many years as an electrical engineer designing retail systems before returning to grad school to pursue his passion for neuroscience.

Three Ways Technology is Changing the Learning Space (Plus One)

We love our tech. Most of us in the learning profession pride ourselves on being comfortable with technology. Whenever a new tool is available, we’re ready to give it a try, eager to adopt the latest way to help people learn.

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Margie teaches people how to design and deliver training that is compelling, memorable and immediately useful by applying the latest discoveries from the converging fields of learning science. The author of “Brain Matters: How to help anyone learn anything using neuroscience” believes that if you understand how the brain works you can become a better teacher, trainer, leader, spouse or parent and have more fun doing it. Margie is the Chief Freedom Officer of Learningtogo and hosts a Top Ten podcast on the science of learning.

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