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The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning | Brain and Behavior | Scoop.it

The highest-level executive thinking, making connections, and "aha" moments of insight and creative innovation are more likely to occur in an atmosphere of what Alfie Kohn calls exuberant discovery, where students of all ages retain that kindergarten enthusiasm of embracing each day with the joy of learning.


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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, October 31, 2014 4:19 PM

While stress may be useful for learning not to touch a hot stove, it tends to inhibit the kind of learning that is most needed by students in today's world.

Josefina Santos's curator insight, November 25, 2014 12:09 AM

Amazing

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Why Your To-Do List is Broken and How You Can Fix It - Zapier

Why Your To-Do List is Broken and How You Can Fix It - Zapier | Brain and Behavior | Scoop.it
The Zapier productivity blog shares our passion for customers, business and technology as well as providing tips and tricks for automating your work. Subscribe via email to learn how to automate business functions including marketing, sales and support.
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The Neuroscience of Everybody's Favorite Topic: Scientific American

The Neuroscience of Everybody's Favorite Topic: Scientific American | Brain and Behavior | Scoop.it
Why do people spend so much time talking about themselves?
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People tend to talk about themselves about 60% of the time. When on social media that jumps to 80%. Here's the neuroscience behind it. Talking about ourselves is like cocaine to the brain, apparently.

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Business leadership lessons from neuroscience - performing under pressure - The Economic Voice

Business leadership lessons from neuroscience - performing under pressure - The Economic Voice | Brain and Behavior | Scoop.it
Business leadership lessons from neuroscience - performing under pressure The Economic Voice Insights from neuroscience on the effect of physiological responses to stressful situations on managers are now being used to prime the next generation of...
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Take Two 'Normal' People, Add Money To Just One Of Them, And Watch What Happens Next

Take Two 'Normal' People, Add Money To Just One Of Them, And Watch What Happens Next | Brain and Behavior | Scoop.it
Surprised?
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Great video summary of a series of experiments at Berkeley that show how wealth or poverty changes our behavior.

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Nudge power: Big government's little pushes - New Scientist

Nudge power: Big government's little pushes - New Scientist | Brain and Behavior | Scoop.it
Your behaviour is being manipulated – and you don't even know it. Find out how and why in our special feature
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Collection of articles on government's "nudging" citizens toward better behavior. 

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