Sociallearning

Research suggests gorillas can develop food cleaning behavior spontaneously

Researchers from the University of Birmingham, University of Tubingen and University of St. Andrews have suggested that gorillas are capable of …

Biology

8 Ways To Incorporate Social Learning Activities Into Your Online Training Course

How To Incorporate Social Learning Into Online Training<p>In traditional training sessions, social learning is a given. Employees ask each other …

Learning

The Neuroscience Of Social Learning

Embracing The 70:20:10 Model With Social Learning: Understanding How Social Learning Works<p>We spend a lot of time talking about how social learning is …

eLearning

The Toolbox Just Got Bigger: Considering Mobile Coaching Platforms

I love to see how the talent development industry is evolving to bring us new ways to reach learners and extend or reach beyond the classroom by …

Mobile

7 LMS Features You Don't Need

The LMS Features You Don't Need For Sure<p>Learning Management Systems (LMSs) have become powerful tools for educational institutions, as well as many …

M-learning

Hong Kong schools can learn from the flexible education system in Finland

They were called the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination and A-levels. No less frightening than the latter-day Territory-wide System …

Education

Here's why we love to be scared

NEW YORK - Fear may be as old as life on Earth. It is a fundamental, deeply wired reaction, evolved over the history of biology, to protect organisms …

Emotions

Here's why people love to feel scared, according to science

• <b>Studies suggest that a major factor in how we experience fear has to do with the context.</b>• <b><br>Being scared triggers a "fight-or-flight" response, but the hippocampus can alert us when the threat isn't real, allowing us to enjoy the excitement.</b>• <b><br>People who don't like being scared may process the fright as</b> …

Anxiety

What Happens in the Brain When We Feel Fear

The Brain

The science of fright: Why we love to be scared

Fear may be as old as life on Earth. It is a fundamental, deeply wired reaction, evolved over the history of biology, to protect organisms against …

Anxiety

Social Learning of Apes

Do primates learn from being social? In today's Academic Minute, Franklin & Marshall College's Lauren Howard delves into how apes and chimpanzees …

11 Ways To Boost Social Learning Through A Learning Management System

Social learning is a cognitive process, that lets people discuss learning objectives, and enables them to share their perspectives. In this article, …

Learning

Law Schools Need To Introduce Social Learning

How many law students and professors are using blogging and social media for learning? Sadly, not many.

Social Media Marketing

Kune Kune piglets possess social learning skills and have an astonishingly good memory

Pigs are socially competent and capable of learning. But the combination of these skills, learning by observing others, has been insufficiently …

You’re reading online product reviews all wrong—and its making you buy junky products

When online shopping, most people pick inferior products that have many reviews from consumers over higher quality products that have fewer reviews.<p>A recent study by Derek Powell, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University, finds that most people fail to do a simple statistical task when …

Stanford University

5 Ways A Social Learning Management System Can Improve Communication

How To Improve Communication Using A Social Learning Management System<p>Communication is the lifeblood of any successful organization. Think of how …

eLearning

Reading, writing and empathy: How Denmark is a leader in teaching social skills

The country's status as a leader in teaching social skills is one reason it’s often ranked as the world’s ‘happiest’ country. Do Danes know something …

Social Work

VideoKen: Social learning platform which helps organizations deliver personalized learning

VideoKen's video platform helps you effectively search for learning videos on any topic, navigate through them, curate playlist of video clips, and …

Learning

The digital transformation of learning: Social, informal, self-service, and enjoyable

Technology has long been used to improve how we learn, but today's digital advances, particularly with social media, have taken learning in powerful …

Why online consumers choose inferior products

A Stanford study found that when choosing between two products online, people tend to favor products with more reviews despite the fact that the …

Psychology

Otter 'social learning' observed in Anglia Ruskin University study

<b>Otters are capable of watching and learning from each other to solve tasks, according to a study.</b><p>Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University gave smooth-coated otters food in sealed containers and, when one successfully accessed it, others copied.<p>The study took place at Colchester Zoo in Essex and …

Learning

Otter Tupperware party we threw reveals how animals copy each other to learn

Sea otters don’t just make good subjects for photos to share on social media. They’re also very smart. For example, unlike most animals, they make …

Animals

Five steps to engage your managers

We keep hearing the same story.<p>Experienced, talented L&D professionals tell us that their organisations are on board with flexible and social …

Free eBook: How Can You Leverage On Social Learning For Corporate Training

This free eBook How Can You Leverage on Social Learning for Corporate Training provides several insights on social learning and why this should be a …

Learning

Social Learner WordPress Theme Download & Review 2017

Product Details<p>Product Type: Template<br>• Software: WordPress<br>• Category: WordPress<br>• Tags: Multi-Purpose Responsive Social Networking<p>Social learner is a …

Web Design

Stand Up For Civility

If we all do our part to reinforce civil behavior and provide corrective feedback for uncivil behavior we may help to turn our increasingly uncivil …

Psychology

Video: This is why India's healthcare system is in danger

Qualified medical professionals are few and staffers are often performing tasks beyond their mandate.<p><i>We welcome your comments at letters@scroll.in.</i>

Learning

Watch: A cow fell into a pit at a cemetery. Muslims rushed to the rescue

It took them more than an hour-and-a-half of efforts to rescue the cow.<p>Who saves cows in India? A group of Muslims in Uttar Pradesh definitely did on …

Learning

Wimbledon: Angry Novak Djokovic calls for final set tie-breakers after marathon Nadal-Muller match

The world No 4’s fourth round match had to be rescheduled to Tuesday after Rafael Nadal and Gilles Muller played out a marathon encounter on …

Tennis

United States and Qatar sign deal to crack down on terror financing

Qatar’s Foreign Minister said the agreement was ‘not related to the recent crisis and blockade’ imposed on it by its Gulf neighbours.<p>The United …

Harvard Business School