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Neuroscience for learning and development: how to apply neuroscience and psychology for improved learning and training

By: Collins, Stella.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Kogan Page 2019Edition: 2nd.Description: xi, 294 p.: ill. Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN: 9780749493264.Subject(s): Educational psychology | Training | Cognitive neuroscience | NeurosciencesDDC classification: 153.15 Summary: In order to design and deliver effective learning and development initiatives, it is essential to understand how our brains process and retain information. Neuroscience for Learning and Development introduces the latest research and concepts, equipping L&D, and training professionals with an understanding of the inner workings of the mind. Covering areas such as how to create effective learning environments, promoting motivation and how to make learning 'stickier' through the use of stories, the book offers practical tools and ideas that can be applied in a variety of contexts, from digital learning and in-person training sessions, to coaching conversations, to lectures and presentations. Neuroscience for Learning and Development also features insights from L&D practitioners who have applied these approaches. Readers will not only find new techniques they can implement straight away but will also discover research that backs up what they are already doing well, enabling them to put convincing cases to budget holders. This updated second edition contains new chapters on digital learning and on the importance of sleep, as well as updated wider content and new material on mindfulness, learning through your senses, and the neuroscience of habits. https://www.koganpage.com/product/neuroscience-for-learning-and-development-9780749493264
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Table of contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Why neuroscience and learning are good companions
Chapter 2. The science of your brain
Chapter 3. What to do when someone says ‘neuroscience says…’
Chapter 4. The science of learning
Chapter 5. Motivating learners from curiosity to persistence
Chapter 6. Use your sense: Getting information from the outside world and into your head
Chapter 7. Attention, learning and why Goldilocks deserves recognition
Chapter 8. Making learning meaningful and valuing intelligence
Chapter 9. Meaningful memories: From encoding to forgetting
Chapter 10. Testing, experimenting, habits and practice
Chapter 11. Review and reflect: Getting rid of the magic wand
Chapter 12. Stickier stories and food for thought
Chapter 13. Sleep and learning
Chapter 14. Your brain and digital learning
Chapter 15. The future is already with us
Chapter 16. The end of this journey and the start of more
Answers to questions in Chapter 9
Index

In order to design and deliver effective learning and development initiatives, it is essential to understand how our brains process and retain information.
Neuroscience for Learning and Development introduces the latest research and concepts, equipping L&D, and training professionals with an understanding of the inner workings of the mind. Covering areas such as how to create effective learning environments, promoting motivation and how to make learning 'stickier' through the use of stories, the book offers practical tools and ideas that can be applied in a variety of contexts, from digital learning and in-person training sessions, to coaching conversations, to lectures and presentations.
Neuroscience for Learning and Development also features insights from L&D practitioners who have applied these approaches. Readers will not only find new techniques they can implement straight away but will also discover research that backs up what they are already doing well, enabling them to put convincing cases to budget holders.
This updated second edition contains new chapters on digital learning and on the importance of sleep, as well as updated wider content and new material on mindfulness, learning through your senses, and the neuroscience of habits.

https://www.koganpage.com/product/neuroscience-for-learning-and-development-9780749493264

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