Sociallearning

Social-Emotional Intelligence Is Missing From School. Here's Why That Matters.

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Emotional Intelligence

This Is What A University Of The Future Looks Like

A U.K. university today announced a move into online degrees that will give students a glimpse of the future.<p>Coventry University is to offer 50 wholly online degrees over the next five years, in one of the most significant steps yet in the development of a new model of higher education.<p>If …

Learning

The Problem With Diverse Role Models

In 1963, psychologists convinced an army of four-year-olds to beat the living crap out of a Bobo Doll. Each preschooler watched an adult pummel a …

Psychology

Suicide Prevention. Let’s Talk. But Let Us Talk Truth. Part Four

By Dr David Laing Dawson<p>Part iv<p>Special populations<p>Teenagers<p>Juliette is shy of her 14th birthday and Romeo perhaps 16. Shakespeare knew this tragedy …

Teens

Self-management programs may not help teens with asthma

Researchers at the University of Warwick suggest that teenagers with asthma may not benefit from peer-led self-management programs.

Harvard Medical School

LinkedIn Learning opens up platform for corporate content

Dive Brief:<p>LinkedIn Learning has opened up their platform for organizations to post learning content, according to a post on the LinkedIn Learning …

Learning

8 Corporate Learning Trends in 2017

Corporate Learning has now become one of the main businessThe post 8 Corporate Learning Trends in 2017 appeared first on iamwire.

Learning

Social Learning: Comcast’s Indispensable Tool

"A consistent learner experience drives a consistent customer experience, and that’s what the cable TV business is all about,” says Martha Soehren, …

Learning

Engaging Millennials In The Workplace – Tips And Learning Strategies That Work

Basics<p>Get answers to questions on who millennials are and why they are important to organizations and L&D teams in particular.<p>Millennial-specific …

Learning

Complexity research in Nature Communications

Social systems<p><b>Control of finite critical behaviour in a small-scale social system<br>Bryan C. Daniels et al., Nat. Commun. 8 14301 (2017)</b><p>Proximity of …

Neuroscience

4 Ways to Use a 'Social Mindset' and Boost Employee Engagement

Social mindset means everyone can see and feel his or her individual value, making for more engagement.<p>There is no such thing as employee-engagement "quick fixes." In spite of what employers may be led to believe that they can accomplish using trendy workplace hacks, engagement is an issue that …

Employee Engagement

Not Quite Rational Man

For more than a century, neoclassical theory dominated economic thinking. Neoclassical economics is a theory based on three key assumptions: …

Behavior

How Violence Spreads Like a Contagious Disease

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. noted in 1958 that “violence begets violence,” recognizing the contagious aspect of violence. More recently, there is …

Psychology

Body’s Opioid System Implicated in Trauma Sensivitity

What happens in the brain when we see other people experiencing a trauma or being subjected to pain?<p>According to a new study, the same regions that …

Neuroscience

Hopping Kittens Imitate Bunnies in Apparent Display of "Social Learning"

Consider a kitten and a bunny: The only thing they seem to have in common is that they’re both extremely cute. Otherwise, kittens grow to be cats — …

Animals

Persistence of Contrasting Traditions in Cultural Evolution: Unpredictable Payoffs Generate Slower Rates of Cultural Change

Abstract<p>We report an experimental test of the hypothesis that contrasting traditions will persist for longer, maintaining cultural differences …

Go Viral! Motivating Your Employees to Share Their Knowledge (ATD ICE 2017)

Shared knowledge is the foundation of a strong learning ecosystem. It’s also just a good common sense idea. No one seems to disagree. Unfortunately, the value of shared knowledge has gone unrealized for most organizations. Within L&D, we have been largely unsuccessful with this concept due to our …

7 go-to apps for students with special needs

When used properly as a teaching tool, technology has the power to engage students and elevate their learning. High-quality, effective teachers know …

Autism

How Culture Shapes Human Evolution

ST. ANDREWS – Is there an evolutionary explanation for humanity’s greatest successes – technology, science, and the arts – with roots that can be …

Evolution

Social Mindset: A Key to Engaging Talent

It is more than obvious now that the way people feel about their workplace has direct material impact on performance of the business. This simple …

Employee Engagement

Startup Spotlight: Smart Pillows, Culinary Experiences & Posture Wearables

As we gear into the summer months, there are so many innovative startups that are giving us a whole new experience. Planning on having a fun dinner …

Startups

This is the impact that culture has had on our evolution

Is there an evolutionary explanation for humanity’s greatest successes – technology, science, and the arts – with roots that can be traced back to …

Evolution

Does Watching Porn Promote Submissiveness in Women?

Debates about the influence of pornography on people’s sexual attitudes and behavior have raged for a long time. A recent German study found that …

Behavior

Chimps pass on sponge drinking trick like a family tradition

After a few chimpanzees started using moss to soak up water from a pond, the behaviour has spread. The pattern might tell us about how early human …

Chimpanzees

To Boost Online Sales, Focus on Close-Knit Communities

<i>Word-of-mouth testimonials from consumers are effective in driving online sales. But these signals are even more powerful in communities where people</i> …

Trends

5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited in 2017)

In this article I take a look at how workplace learning has changed over the last 10+ years and its necessary future direction.<p>In May 2010 I posted a …

Learning

7 Innovative Ways to Engage Your Millennial Team Members

Generation Y is taking over the work force. Lead accordingly.<p>It's no secret that the business world is being taken over by millennials; in a few short years, they'll make up 75 percent of the workforce. Which means that, as an employer, you'll need to spend some time thinking about how to engage …

Millennials

To Get Consumers to Trust AI, Show Them Its Benefits

Artificial intelligence (AI) is emerging in applications like autonomous vehicles and medical assistance devices. But even when the technology is ready to use and has been shown to meet customer demands, there’s still a great deal of skepticism among consumers. For example, a survey of more than …

Are Humans Adapted to Modern Environments?

Our two main theories of human behavior do a poor job of explaining how humans change to meet the demands of varied environments. One theory …

Top 5 eLearning and Development Trends for in 2017 Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on April 6, 2017<p>2016 has ended and for you as a training manager this means end-of-the-year reports and planning for the New Year. You will be …

eLearning