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Collection of ideas and research around building emotional resilience and strengthening the interpersonal skills of others. Includes neuroscience as it pertains to the act of learning and behavior change
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What is so special about the human brain?

What is so special about the human brain? | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
The human brain is puzzling -- it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense cerebral cortex. But: why?
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what the Dunning-Kruger effect is and isn't

what the Dunning-Kruger effect is and isn't | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
If you regularly read cognitive science or psychology blogs (or even just the lowly New York Times!), you've probably heard of something called the Dunning-Kruger effect. The Dunning-Kruger effect ...
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I want to explore this further for it's tie in to helping learners become aware of and internalize their need for growth

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TED Talk: How to Start an Empathy Revolution

TED Talk: How to Start an Empathy Revolution | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
My new talk from TEDx Athens has just gone online - How to Start an Empathy Revolution. From human libraries to babies teaching empathy, here are the ingredients for transforming empathy into a for...
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this guy has a blog devoted to empathy, worth spending some time on!

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Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better

Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
Organizations with a strong emotional culture have happier, more engaged employees.
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Good tie in to delivering on customer experience strategy! Emotionally engaged employees lead to higher customer satisfaction

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Helping You Better Understand Leadership With These Simple To Follow Tips

Helping You Better Understand Leadership With These Simple To Follow Tips | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
TIP! Live the vision of your team. Your mission and objectives should be a compass for you. Some people lead, while others follow. A lot of followers wish they could lead too. That said, few know h...
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Supplemental reading for leadership development
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A Brief Guide to Embodied Cognition: Why You Are Not Your Brain | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

A Brief Guide to Embodied Cognition: Why You Are Not Your Brain | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
Embodied cognition, the idea that the mind is not only connected to the body but that the body influences the mind, is one of the more ...
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7 Ways to Optimize Your Brain

7 Ways to Optimize Your Brain | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
Given advances in imaging technology, we now know that the brain is affected by every experience, thought and emotion.
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Practical application of recent neuroscience-based innovations, links to the original studies

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Daily Kos: The neuroscience of false beliefs

Daily Kos: The neuroscience of false beliefs | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
In today's New York Times, I have an editorial on the brain science of why people form false beliefs, co-written with my co-...
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in dispelling false beliefs, it makes a bigger impact if you start telling the true story than it does for you to point out that the original story was false. Interesting implication for shaping new behaviors

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Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better

Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
Organizations with a strong emotional culture have happier, more engaged employees.
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Good info to use for manager buy in on growing ee's emotional awareness and intelligence

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9 ways that sound affects our health, wellbeing and productivity | TED Blog

9 ways that sound affects our health, wellbeing and productivity | TED Blog | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
Noise pollution costs Europe $30.8 billion a year. It also impairs learning at school, productivity at work and healing in hospitals.
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Bold claim: When you can hear others talking in an open office setting, productivity dips by 60%

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Analytics and emotion: Why storytelling may be the best friend of data science I By Qaalfa Dibeehi

Analytics and emotion: Why storytelling may be the best friend of data science I By Qaalfa Dibeehi | Growing core skills in others | Scoop.it
Many of us would like to believe that we base our important business decisions on well grounded facts. It does not take much looking around to realise that the data do not necessarily support the decisions being made.
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