How do we become better at developing training in and out of the classroom in order to impact the perceived return on investment of what we do? The solution may lie in brain-based learning.
For employees to change their behavior, your training needs to make it past the brain’s gatekeeper – working memory – and into long-term memory. Instructional designers must craft a course in which all elements work together to manage learners'...
As a behavioral economist, nothing irks me more than the misconception that human beings are, generally speaking, mentally lazy. Human beings are not inherently lazy – we’re inherently efficient.
If we want our learners to remember what we teach them, we need to focus on maximizing deep thinking. Here are three practical ways to do so.
Like suitcases, you can’t cram human brains beyond their capacity and expect them to function well. Crammed suitcases are prone to broken zippers and wrinkled clothes. Overloaded brains struggle to recall information.
Are we working on an inverse Pareto – putting 85 percent into what yields 10 percent and only 5 percent in what can produce 70 percent?