- The End of ‘Learning Style’ Lore? | The Weekly Standard – Oh, please make it so! It would be great to finally put this BS behind us. From the article: "According to some 30 neuroscientists connected to top U.S., British, and Continental universities, the learning-styles approach is bunk."
- ‘Follow your Passion’ is Wrong, Here are 7 Habits You Need Instead – Most people are not fortunate enough to have found their passion and built a carer around it. This list can help you be successful and satisfied, sans passion.
Posts Tagged neuroscience
- Top 10 Free Video Recording Tools for eLearning – I'm a big fan of short, focused videos to deliver just-in-time task support. This is a nice list of some of the tools available to get the job done.
- RSA Animate: The Divided Brain – "We've created a society that has honored the servant, but forgotten the gift."
- Government 2.0: Five Predictions for 2010-12 – O’Reilly Radar – Mark Drapeau shares his predictions for trends in Government 2.0.
- Portrait of a Multitasking Mind: Scientific American – My tirade agains multitasking continues: From the article: "New research by EyalOphir, Clifford Nass, and Anthony D. Wagner at Stanford University suggests that people who multitask suffer from a problem: weaker self-control ability."
- How the iPhone Could Reboot Education | Gadget Lab | Wired.com – A private university in Texas completes the first year of a pilot program in which it hands out free iPhones and iPod Touch devices to its entire freshman class. The goal is to see if, and how, the iPhone can reinvent education.
- Web 2.0 Continues As Most Used New Internet Term [Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Blog] – Dion Hinchcliffe's latest musing on the state of "Web 2.0"
- Free Will vs. the Programmed Brain: Scientific American – More thoughts on the existence of free will: "If our actions are determined by prior events, then do we have a choice about anything—or any responsibility for what we do?"