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The Future and Learning – Connecting the Dots

The learning landscape continues to evolve in very interesting ways. I’ve noticed lately, for example, that artificial intelligence (AI) seems to finally be getting significant traction. Enough so that

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How to Remember What You Hear – A Simple, Research-Based Tip

Do you ever get frustrated because you listen to a story, presentation, or lecture, but later – sometimes as little as a few hours later – can recall little to nothing about it? Call it self

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Those Expecting to Teach Learn Better

It’s conventional wisdom that “the best way to learn something is to teach it,” but at least one study suggests that the mere expectation of teaching may be enough to boost learning significantly. The

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Fish Really is Brain Food, Study Confirms

Wondering how to beef up your brain, not only to boost your learning power but also to protect against the risk of age-related brain diseases like Alzheimer’s? Read on for the latest news about

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The Long Run

I’ve been a little heavy on the research-driven posts lately, so I thought I’d throw in a personal story for this post with the hope that other lifelong learners might find some small consolation

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Applying the 6 Key Adult Learning Principles to Yourself

It’s been years since Malcolm Knowles, considered by many to be the “father of adult learning,” articulated a set of six principles – or “assumptions,” as he put it

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15 Minutes to a Less Biased Mind

A while back I planned to write series on barriers to learning, but I was stopped in my tracks when I tried to write about what I perceive as one of the most insidious barriers: cognitive bias. I was heartened,

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The Exercise-Learning Connection

I’ve become somewhat fanatical about the “physical” side of learning – namely, exercise, diet, and sleep. I touched on sleep in a recent post (more of that to come), so I thought

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