Neuroscience For Learning And Development: How To Apply Neuroscience And Psychology For Improved Learning And Training by Stella CollinsNeuroscience For Learning And Development: How To Apply Neuroscience And Psychology For Improved Learning And Training by Stella Collins

Neuroscience For Learning And Development: How To Apply Neuroscience And Psychology For Improved…

byStella Collins

Paperback | November 28, 2015

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Explaining the science behind creative training delivery so that learners will be motivated, enjoy their training sessions, pay attention, remember what was being said, and ultimately be able to apply what they have learned,Neuroscience for Learning and Developmentintroduces tools, techniques, and ideas to help trainers improve their training. Author Stella Collins provides the latest scientific research behind multiple facets of training and learning, including the design and delivery of face to face, online and virtual learning, and how to create environments conducive to learning, along with how to distinguish between neuromyths and neuroscience.
Stella Collinsis the founder of Stellar Learning and the Brain Friendly Learning Group, an international network for trainers. She also designs and delivers "brain friendly" Train the Trainer programs all over the world.
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Title:Neuroscience For Learning And Development: How To Apply Neuroscience And Psychology For Improved…Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.55 inPublished:November 28, 2015Publisher:Kogan PageLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0749474610

ISBN - 13:9780749474614

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

01 Why neuroscience and learning are good companions
Do you know...?
Your invitation to come on a journey
Who you are as the reader
Why this book has been written now
The reasons I'm interested in the neuroscience of learning
The definition of neuroscience for this book
What you'll find on this journey
A start on the 'How can I...?'
So what? – takeaway ideas to experiment with
How to navigate this book
Summary
References and further reading

02 The science of your brain
When was your last eureka moment?
Building blocks
What's the structure?
The brain’s messengers – neurotransmitters and hormones
What else is going on in your brain?
What are some of the tools of neuroscience?
Other definitions
So what? – takeaway
Summary
References and further reading

03 What to do when someone says 'neuroscience says...'
Sometimes things aren't all they seem
Overview
What you’ll cover in this chapter
Perils of research
Six questions to ask when someone says 'research shows'
Summary
References and further reading

04 The science of learning
Thinking about yourself whilst learning can inhibit your performance
Overview
What learning isn't
What learning is
Some of the biology that's useful
Types of learning
Working with a model of learning
Summary
References and further reading

05 Motivating learners from curiosity to persistence
'When you’re smiling...'
Motivated learners
Brain states
More practical steps to motivation
Other influences on people's beliefs about learning – negative and positive
Motivating yourself
Summary
References and further reading

06 Use your sense: Getting information from the outside world and into your head
Learning through your senses
How the senses work
Summary
References and further reading

07 Attention, learning and why Goldilocks deserves recognition
Look over there!
What attention is and why you need it in learning
System of attention
Attention span
Attention from inside and outside
Paralysis by presentation
Summary
References and further reading

08 Making learning meaningful and valuing intelligence
Beautiful mathematics
The disruptive element in the classroom
Intelligence and learning
Summary
References and further reading

09 Meaningful memories: From encoding to forgetting
I've never met you before – have I?
What is memory?
Types of memories
How you process memories
How to help your learners remember
Summary
References and further reading

10 Testing, experimenting, habits and practice
Punish the correct answer
Why it's important to test, experiment and practise whilst learning
How to test
Why sometimes testing gets in the way of learning
Tests of learning
Summary
References and further reading

11 Review and reflect – getting rid of the magic wand
The Truly Terrible Training Course
Why you need to review – what it feels like when you don't
Reviewing – the story of a beautiful relationship
How to build the relationship
How and when to review learning
Who to involve
Top Tips
Summary
References and further reading

12 Stickier stories and food for thought
What you'll cover in this chapter
Stickier stories
Language and learning
Whilst we're talking about the environment
Being exploratory, playful and experimental
Musically speaking
Summary
References and further reading

13 The future is already with us
Overview
The quantum brain
Technology
Taking pills to make you smarter
Summary
References and further reading

14 The end of this journey and the start of more
Managing tube journeys
What you'll find in this final chapter
A race through a review
Some challenges of embracing neuroscience into your practice
Benefits of applying practical ideas from neuroscience
Top ideas to take away
Your call to action
The end of this particular journey
Summary
References and further reading

Index