Tag: <span>skills</span>

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Lifelong Learning Attracts Older Adults for Personal Growth and Cognitive Health

Listen to the story {Play} Driven to seek personal growth, besides cognitive health, 55% of Americans age 45 and older are actively learning new things, according to a recent AARP study on lifelong learning.  Studying the detailed complexities of history. Playing a musical instrument. Kneading dough while delving into the …

How Culture and Language affect Skills – Three brain research reports

Listen to the story {Play} Here follow three research reports from the field of cognitive science and neuroscience of how culture and language affect skills. Thoughts without language? Research from CEA-Inserm-Université Paris Sud-Collège de France shows that there is a network of brain regions involved in advanced mathematics and also …

Learning Agility – Become an Agile Learner for success in the Digital Age

Listen to the story {Play} VUCA, a term first described in 1985 by economists and university professors Warren Bennis and Burt Nanus, is often used to characterize the Digital Age. VUCA stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity. In this world, things change at a pace that is difficult for …

Without EQ, it’s likely that you will be your firm’s best-kept secret

Listen to the story {Play} Let your senses guide you, embrace self-awareness/adaptability, collaboration/collegiality and empathy, in other words, use your emotional intelligence (EQ) as the key to success in your working life. These are the advice in Harvard Business Review by James Runde, the author of the book UNEQUALED, with …

How skills training links to general intelligence Part 1

In this first part the G-factor, meaning how skills training links to general intelligence is being explored from a research study from Cambridge University. In the second part, this will be connected to soft skills development and digital learning. Most cognitive abilities are positively related to psychology research has found. …

Learning skills – Human Brainpower versus Artificial Intelligence

Learning to speak a new language brings health benefits and in addition. We could be predisposed to speak more than one language, new research suggests. In this spirit, multilingualism has shown to have social, psychological and lifestyle advantages as well as direct health benefits like faster recovery from a stroke …

The most workable driving force for learning

Ty Hollett, assistant professor of learning, design and technology in Penn State’s College of Education recorded youth action-sports participants. To get a better understanding of how they learn and the driving force for learning. The total material includes 200 hours of video-recordings from a skateboard-camp. Driving-force for learning The results …

Social and emotional learning to develop Five crucial skills

Professor Mark Greenberg at Penn State University identifies three reasons to integrate social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools in an article in the special issue of the journal The Future of Children: “First, schools are ideal sites for interventions with children. Second, school-based SEL programs can improve students’ competence, enhance …