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Five Ways to Change Someone Else's Mind

Five Ways to Change Someone Else's Mind | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
There are times when you want other people to act or think a certain way - namely, the way you think and act. There's an art to persuasion that begins with a few simple rules. The first comes from
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Make it easy for the other person to change their mind: Make the other person feel right. Don't make them feel wrong.

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The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model

The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model: wendell berry, digital literacy, citizenship, transfer
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Always be learning about learning. Learning to the key personal growth.

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Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences

Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
You wouldn't eat one food all the time, so why do you spend all of your workday in front of a screen?
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Use Cognitive Diversity to improve your thinking and problem solving abilities.

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The Science of Happiness: What data & biology reveal about our mood

The Science of Happiness: What data & biology reveal about our mood | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
While true happiness may have a different definition to each of us, science can give us a glimpse at the underlying biological factors behind happiness. From the food we eat to room temperature, there are thousands of factors that play a role in how our brains work and the moods that we are in. Understanding …
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Walking for 20 mins per day makes the brain happy

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7 Tenets of Creative Thinking

7 Tenets of Creative Thinking | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
In school, we learn about geniuses and their ideas, but how did they get those ideas? What are the mental processes, attitudes, work habits, behaviors, and beliefs that enable creative geniuses to vi
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There is no right answer. You don't see things as they are - You see things as you are.

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How Multitasking Slows Your Brain & Kills Your Productivity | Todoist Blog

How Multitasking Slows Your Brain & Kills Your Productivity  | Todoist Blog | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
Multitasking is bad for productivity and provokes many unnecessary distractions. Learn how it affects your brain and how to combat multitasking.
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Multitasking creates cognitive overload: mental traffic jams

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5 Ways To Be Inspired By Your Everyday Life

5 Ways To Be Inspired By Your Everyday Life | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
How to wake up, snap out of it, and let your everyday world be inspiring again.
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Feed your Curiosity. Success = acute observation of ordinary things

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Seek Experiences That Positively Reshape Your Brain

Seek Experiences That Positively Reshape Your Brain | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
I often hear people say, "I'm the kind of person who…" or, "I'm not a people person.” These seemingly off-the-cuff comments suggest they’re resigned to not changing their self-perception – regardless
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This is good news for mankind. A recent study shows that an average adult generates somewhere between five and ten thousand new cells every day. That happens throughout life, until our last day. Those cells play a very important role in plasticity.”

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Simple Trick for Better Brainstorming Sessions

Simple Trick for Better Brainstorming Sessions | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
Need lots of ideas right now? Here's how to get them.
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incubation--taking a break from a problem to focus on something unrelated--can increase creativity.

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6 Ways To Harness The Power Of Daydreaming

6 Ways To Harness The Power Of Daydreaming | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
If chasing inspiration down like prey hasn't worked, back off--letting your mind wander can bring the muses back to you.
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Is technology impeding your ability to daydream? Be aware of the gravitational pull of screens that is directly stealing your time away from reflection and zoning out.

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New Research Says There Are Only Four Emotions

New Research Says There Are Only Four Emotions | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
Conventional scientific understanding is that there are six, but new research suggests there may only happy, sad, afraid/surprised, and angry/disgusted.
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There are four "basic" emotions, according to this study: happy, sad, afraid/surprised, and angry/disgusted.  These, the researchers say, are our biologically based facial signals.

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Don’t Be Boring: A Surefire Approach to Engaging Your Audience — Part 1

Don’t Be Boring: A Surefire Approach to Engaging Your Audience — Part 1 | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
No one wants to be that guy, the one whose captive audience spends the majority of the meeting sighing and staring their smartphones. We all know that guy, and chances are we've been him, too. How
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Great speakers describe “what is” and then contrasts it with “what could be.” Communicating an idea juxtaposed with its polar opposite creates energy which engages the intellectual curiosity of your audience. http://slidesha.re/1ivKcNt

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▶ Science Of Persuasion - YouTube

For more visit our blog at www.insideinfluence.com Animation describing the Universal Principles of Persuasion based on the research of Dr. Robert Cialdini, ...
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Are you using the 6 universal shortcuts that people use when making decisions to maximise your persuasion power?

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, April 24, 9:29 AM

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Graeme Reid's curator insight, April 27, 8:43 PM

Great animation on the science of persuasion.

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Magical Thinking

Magical Thinking | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
How to avoid an insidious thought error
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It seems rather counter intuitive, but it is not: How to avoid the congnative dangers of "Magical Thinking"

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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
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8. Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations. Recontextualising what we already know.

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Unpacking the Science: How Playing Music Changes the Learning Brain

Unpacking the Science: How Playing Music Changes the Learning Brain | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
Researchers in the fairly new field of music neuroscience are finding that kids who learn to play a musical instrument also develop important skills related to literacy, math and mental focus.
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Are you using music used to activate multi-neural pathways as a key to accelerated learning?

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How Geniuses Think

How Geniuses Think | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
Thumbnail descriptions of the thinking strategies commonly used by creative geniuses.
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Creative geniuses are geniuses because they know "how" to think, instead of "what" to think. They prepare themselves for chance.

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The Worst Thing You Can Do to Your Brain

The Worst Thing You Can Do to Your Brain | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
(And Vice Versa)The brain hasn't ever been unimportant, but it has risen to new heights in an age where neuroscience and genetics are sharply focused on it. We are gaining so much insight into brain
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The best thing you can do for your brian is to look upon your life as a continuing process of evolution.

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Using Brain Research to Design Better eLearning Courses: 7 Tips for Success

Using Brain Research to Design Better eLearning Courses: 7 Tips for Success | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
Jey principles from neuroscience research paired with tips that will allow course creators to achieve effective eLearning development.
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2) Balance Emotion and Cognition

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Hack Your Brain: Polyphasic Sleep

Hack Your Brain: Polyphasic Sleep | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
You may say that it’s needed to repair and replenish our body tissue, but that can’t be the answer. Giraffes, for example, can weigh upwards of 4,000 pounds yet they ...
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Whole brain activation and whole brain effectiveness benefits directly from Uberman sleep patterns

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Behavioral Change: How do you get your ideas and messages through Short Term Memory and successfully transferred to Long Term Memory?

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Visual Storytelling: Why Data Visualization is a Content Marketing Fairytale - Search Engine Journal

Visual Storytelling: Why Data Visualization is a Content Marketing Fairytale - Search Engine Journal | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
To make your Content Marketing work stand out you need to combine visual elements through storytelling. Read to learn more on data visualization.
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3. Humans are scientifically designed to love stories.
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S is for Storytelling

S is for Storytelling | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
Good storytelling works like magic. But it's not the story about you that connects. Its the story that puts others in the story that works the magic.
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What’s Your Story?

It’s not your product.

It’s not your service.

It’s not your offers.

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The next generation Organisation: The Intuitive Organisation -

The next generation Organisation: The Intuitive Organisation - | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
An environment of rapid change will warrant that organisations be modelled to be intuitive so as to better prepare themselves for threats and opportunities.
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The Learning Organisation -> the Intuitive Organisation?

http://slidesha.re/1dsSzoe

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Stay Focused: 8 Ways To Boost Your Attention Span

Stay Focused: 8 Ways To Boost Your Attention Span | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
If you find yourself getting distracted and unable to concentrate on the task at hand, try these 8 tips to help you quickly get back on track.
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3. Take A Digital Sabbath:

The Internet is turning us into "chronic scatterbrains," says author Nicholas Carr inThe Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains, by promoting multitasking while quickly skimming for information and discouraging deep reflection, contemplation or more conceptual thought processes. 

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The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections - - The Buffer Blog

The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections - - The Buffer Blog | Whole Brain Thinking | Scoop.it
When we shared this image from the @buffer Twitter account recently, it got me thinking. The Tweet resulted in over 1,000 retweets, which somehow was an indication that a lot of people seemed to agree with this statement.
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Combinatorial creativity or internal conectedness. That’s is the ability to connect experiences we've had and synthesize new things. And the reason we were able to do that was that they’ve had more experiences or we have thought more about our experiences than other people.

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Sue Reed's curator insight, March 17, 7:49 AM

Connecting our experiences to new scenarios is what this is all about...

Pavel Barta's comment, April 2, 1:14 AM
We live in the world where an information of almost any kind is at your finger tips, There is lots of free and good (and bad) information out there. The key question is: how can I make knowledge out of information, and even better, how can make the knowledge I have gained into wisdom by being able to connect the dots (and be creative and innovative system thinker?). Do we see the big picture, and if we do, what do we do about it?