Looking To Learn: Why Visuals Are So Important

How much do you learn from your sight? Take a guess.

The majority of scientific and education researchers agree that about 75 percent of your learning is through your vision. Wow, that’s a lot.

According to neuroscientist Dr. John Medina, “The more visual the input becomes, the more likely it is to be recognized and recalled.”

Infants And First Dates

10 Brain-Based Learning Laws That Trump Traditional Education

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The Brain’s Natural Learning Trumps

The fields of cognitive psychology and neuroscience study how the brain takes in, stores, retrieves and applies information.

Cognitive scientists and educators are learning new ways to apply this information. It’s that application that has lead to these learning trumps.

Forgetting is part of Remembering by ScienceDaily

Forgetting Is Part of Remembering

It's time for forgetting to get some respect, says Ben Storm, author of a new article on memory in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Food for thought by Andrea Sullivan from Brain Strength Systems and The National Conference Center Professionals

Enhancing Meetings Through Food 
How can we increase the learning and the effectiveness in our meetings? 
"Meeting success is mainly impacted by meals served at breakfast and lunch." 

See how food, mind and body are connected in the following article: 

Creating An Unforgettable Event: Unlocking Memory By Unleashing The Power Of Thinking

You are what you eat. What you see is what you get.
These idioms are familiar to most of us.
Here’s a simple truth: What you think about is what you remember!
The implication for your conferences, events and meetings are substantial.

Our Memory Is Like A Video Recorder?

How Does Alcohol Affect Memory? Study Offers New Insight

Drinking alcohol primes certain areas of our brain to learn and remember better, says a new study from the Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Oxytocin increases trust in humans

Trust pervades human societies. Trust is indispensable in friendship, love, families and organizations, and plays a key role in economic exchange and politics. In the absence of trust among trading partners, market transactions break down. In the absence of trust in a country’s institutions and leaders, political legitimacy breaks down. Much recent evidence indicates that trust contributes to economic, political and social success.


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