Science Of The Brain: New Ways To Engage Adult Learners

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Q: What weighs three pounds, has more than 1,000 trillion connections and controls your annual meeting? A: Your attendee's human brain. This thinking muscle affects your conference success more than you realize. Yet, often we plan meetings and events without thinking about the impact of our meeting design on the attendee's brain. For example, talking heads, passive listeners, audience engagement, active participation or something in between? What is the best way to provide education at conference and events? Which juices the brain? Today's brain science has identified several critical strategies to consider during the conference planning process. Implementing these will create sizzle and substance for your brain-friendly conference.

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<ul><li>1.Science Of The Brain: New Ways To Engage Adult Learners1</li></ul> <p>2. 2 3. 3 4. 4 5. 1. Compare &amp; contrast information, education &amp; learning.2. Identify Six Brain-Friendly strategies for presentations.3. Discuss how to apply these strategies to meetings and education. 5 6. Roadways 7. We cant pour info intolisteners brains 8. Is there a difference betweeneducation &amp; information? 30 9. A cellular processEric Kandel, Nobel Prize, 2000 10. Teaches skills in critical thinkingproblem solvingcollaborationdecision makingevaluationanalysis 11. an active process that takes place in theworking memory as the learner abstractsmeaning and connects with existingknowledge in long-term memory 12. an active process that takes place in theworking memory as the learner abstractsmeaning and connects with existingknowledge in long-term memory 13. must be given timefor making meaning &amp; connectingnew info with knowledge in long-term memory 14. 1. Attending to information, words &amp; visuals2. Providing context &amp; meaning-making 15. 1. Attending to information, words &amp; visuals2. Providing context &amp; meaning-making3. Connecting &amp; comparing4. Integrating into long-term memory 16. Hear It or Learn It? 17. Talking Head 18. Talking HeadPassive Listener 19. of Academy activities1991 Berkley Study 20. 1991 Berkley Study 21. Bligh, 2000 22. Bligh, 2000 23. People usually forget90% of what theylearn in a classwithin 30 days.Majority of lossoccurs withinhours of class.German psychologist &amp; memory researcher Hermann Ebbinghaus 24. Brain Friendly Strategy #1Talking Trumps Listening 25. Your brain can hold 5 pieces of information forfor 30 seconds. 26. It must be repeated to move to working memoryor it disappears. 27. The brain neuron is waiting for a repeat signalof info or it resets. 28. If repeated, it moves to working memory for 60minutes or more. 29. Talking increases retentionTalking builds relationships 30. Talking elicits feedbackTalking enhances self-worth 31. Brain Friendly Strategy #1Talking Trumps Listening 32. How do this impact conferences &amp;education? 1. Talking trumps listening.59 33. The brain doesnot pay attentionto boring things 34. Brain Friendly Strategy #2Chunking content trumps information dumps10 minutes 35. Brain Friendly Strategy #2Content should be chunked in 10 minute segments 36. Brain Friendly Strategy #2Anchor 10 min segments with StoriesRelevancy Problems content solves 37. Brain Friendly Strategy #210-20 minutes of contentthen 10-20 minutesdiscussion 38. Brain Friendly Strategy #1Talking Trumps Listening 39. Brain Friendly Strategy #2Chunking content trumps information dumps10 minutes 40. Tractor Pastel AirplaneGreen QuicklyJumpApple OceanLaughZeroNicely TallWeather Countertop70 41. Group 1: determine number of letters that have diagonal lines in them and the number that do not.71 42. Group 2: Think about the meaning of each word. Rate the word on a scale of 1-10, 10 most like.72 43. Tractor Pastel AirplaneGreen QuicklyJumpApple OceanLaughZeroNicely TallWeather Countertop73 44. Write down as many of thewords as you remember74 45. Tractor Pastel AirplaneGreen QuicklyJumpApple OceanLaughZeroNicely TallWeather Countertop75 46. Brain Friendly Strategy #3 Meaning Trumps Content76 47. Brain Friendly Strategy #1Talking Trumps Listening 48. Brain Friendly Strategy #2Chunking content trumps information dumps10 minutes 49. Brain Friendly Strategy #3 Meaning Trumps Content79 50. FightFlight 51. 1. Can I eat it?2. Will it eat me?3. Can I mate with it? 52. FightingFeedingFleeingReproductive behavior 53. Brain Friendly Strategy #4Safety Trumps Learning Participant must feel safe &amp; not threatened 54. Brain Friendly Strategy #1Talking Trumps Listening 55. Brain Friendly Strategy #2Chunking content trumps information dumps10 minutes 56. Brain Friendly Strategy #3 Meaning Trumps Content88 57. Brain Friendly Strategy #4 Safety Trumps Learning 58. How do these impact conferences &amp;education? 1. Chunking trumps info dump. 2. Meaning trumps content. 3. Safety trumps learning.90 59. IRSYMCAWTFIBMKGBFBI 60. IRSYMCAWTFIBMKGBFBI 61. IRSYMCAWTFIBMKGBFBIBrain pays attention to patterns 62. IRSYMCAWTFIBMKGBFBIBrain pays attention to patternsFormer knowledge hooks content 63. Brain Friendly Strategy #5 IRSYMCAWTFIBMKGBFBIPatterns trump new information 64. Brain Friendly Strategy #1Talking Trumps Listening 65. Brain Friendly Strategy #2Chunking content trumps information dumps10 minutes 66. Brain Friendly Strategy #3 Meaning Trumps Content98 67. Brain Friendly Strategy #4 Safety Trumps Learning 68. Brain Friendly Strategy #5 IRSYMCAWTFIBMKGBFBIPatterns trump new information 69. Death by Bullets Powerpointless presentations Cognitive Overload Too much text on a slide White/light fonts on dark slides Great way to lull audience to sleep Does not stimulate the brain to learn Go against brain-friendly strategies Decreases learning 70. Death by Bullets Powerpointless presentations Powerpointless presentations Cognitive Overload Cognitive Overload Too much text on a slide Too much text on a slide White/light fonts on dark slides White/light fonts on dark slides Great way to lull audience to sleep Great way to lull audience to sleep Does not stimulate the brain to learn Does not stimulate the brain to learn Go against brain-friendly strategies Go against brain-friendly strategies Decreases learning Decreases learning Death by Bullets Death by Bullets Powerpointless presentations Powerpointless presentations Cognitive Overload Cognitive Overload Too much text on a slide Too much text on a slide White/light fonts on dark slides White/light fonts on dark slides Great way to lull audience to sleep Great way to lull audience to sleep Does not stimulate the brain to learn Does not stimulate the brain to learn Go against brain-friendly strategies Go against brain-friendly strategies Decreases learning Decreases learning Death by Bullets 71. Brain Friendly Strategy #6Images Trump Words 72. Vision trumps senses in retention &amp; learning 73. Pears 74. Recognition doubles with pictures 75. 50% of brain processing devoted to visuals 76. We see with our brains, not eyes 77. Primarily oral, we recall 78. Primarily visual, we recall3x as much from listening 79. Primarily oral &amp; visual, we recall 6x as much from listening 80. 116 81. Brain Friendly Strategy #1Talking Trumps Listening 82. Brain Friendly Strategy #2Chunking content trumps information dumps10 minutes 83. Brain Friendly Strategy #3 Meaning Trumps Content 119 84. Brain Friendly Strategy #4 Safety Trumps Learning 85. Brain Friendly Strategy #5 IRSYMCAWTFIBMKGBFBIPatterns trump new information 86. Brain Friendly Strategy #6Images Trump Words 87. Brain Friendly Strategy #7 Answers trump data 88. Brain Friendly Strategy #7 Answers trump dataThink of your content as answers to problems 89. Brain Friendly Strategy #7Take time to explain thequestions 90. Your brain likes tosolve problems 91. Successfully solving problemsreleases dopamine 92. Brain &amp; body flooded with rush positive feelings 93. Does the contentmake attendeesthink 94. Brain Friendly Strategy #1Talking Trumps Listening 95. Brain Friendly Strategy #2Chunking content trumps information dumps10 minutes 96. Brain Friendly Strategy #3 Meaning Trumps Content 132 97. Brain Friendly Strategy #4 Safety Trumps Learning 98. Brain Friendly Strategy #5 IRSYMCAWTFIBMKGBFBIPatterns trump new information 99. Brain Friendly Strategy #6Images Trump Words 100. Brain Friendly Strategy #7 Answers trump data 101. 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