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TEDxBloomington - Shawn Achor - "The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance" - YouTube

Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most...
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Emotions can affect sound perception - Apple Balla

Emotions can affect sound perception - Apple Balla | The Affect | Scoop.it

Scientists have established the mechanism that reveals how emotions are linked with the way humans hear and process sound, says a study.


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TEDxDesMoines - Angela Maiers - You Matter - YouTube

Angela Maiers is an education and technology consultant from Des Moines, Iowa who shares with us how two words can change a life. In the spirit of ideas wort...
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Contagious Laughter is Contagious - YouTube

Guy starts to laugh in subway train... whole car can't help but laugh too.
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Laughter: Serious Business - YouTube

Far more than a distraction, laughter has a profound impact on our brains, bodies, and behavior. In this talk, Eric Tsytsylin challenges individuals and orga...
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We feel, therefore we learn: The neuroscience of social emotion. Daniel Siegel | The Monthly | How learning happens

We feel, therefore we learn: The neuroscience of social emotion. Daniel Siegel | The Monthly | How learning happens | The Affect | Scoop.it
We feel, therefore we learn: The neuroscience of social emotion. Daniel Siegel | The Monthly on How learning happens curated by IdeaLearning Group (We feel, therefore we learn: The neuroscience of social emotion.

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Daniel Goleman Explains Emotional Intelligence

The role of emotional intelligence is becoming increasingly important in our society. Author Daniel Goleman explains how emotional intelligence works and what the findings of his studies are. Furthermore he talks about some extraordinary features that good leaders have. His book is a must read if you like this lecture.


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Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain, by Louis Cozolino

Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain, by Louis Cozolino | The Affect | Scoop.it
Learning is a dynamic function that each person experiences in a vastly different way. For instance, one individual may retain knowledge the best by studying a textbook while another may need to link an idea to a physical activity they perform.

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Ephansen's curator insight, June 4, 2013 10:34 AM

Really key for the shift in education from industrialized model to personalization of learning.  Concepts we should all acknowledge for our own learning as well as that of our students.

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Teaching with Your Gut - Intuition, Affect, and Automatic Processes in the Classroom

Teaching with Your Gut - Intuition, Affect, and Automatic Processes in the Classroom | The Affect | Scoop.it

Automaticity in Decision Making: The Role of Affect;
Automaticity and Expertise: The Role of Experience;
Automaticity and Social Interaction: Stereotypes and Other Baggage;
Strategies to Maximize the Benefits and Minimize the Hazards of Automaticity;

 


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No Negative Nellies here! Be the Change | Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT

No Negative Nellies here! Be the Change | Starr Sackstein, MJE, NBCT | The Affect | Scoop.it
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Laughter is the Best Medicine: The Health Benefits of Humor

Laughter is the Best Medicine: The Health Benefits of Humor | The Affect | Scoop.it
Learn how to harness the powerful health benefits of laughter and humor.
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Mini-lecture: The neuroscience of laughter (UCL) - YouTube

Professor Sophie Scott, from UCL's Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, discusses her research on laughter. Professor Scott will talk about her work at a spe...
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The Flip Side of Negative Emotions

The Flip Side of Negative Emotions | The Affect | Scoop.it
Uncomfortable thoughts and feelings at work are actually good for you, at least if you handle them the right way.

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Cynthia Kivland's curator insight, February 15, 2014 5:18 PM

Noticing emotions, and leaning in to them while not suppressing or ruminating isn't simply a mechanistic process. "It involves adopting a real stance of compassion towards oneself and one's experience and then moving forward in a way that is workable and values-aligned,"  


Liautaud Institute  creates new habiats to increase emotional agility!

contact cynthia@liautaudinstitute.com


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15 Things That Emotionally Strong People Don't Do | Elite Daily

15 Things That Emotionally Strong People Don't Do | Elite Daily | The Affect | Scoop.it
Emotionally strong individuals do what they do because they love doing it.

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Cynthia Kivland's curator insight, February 17, 2014 9:33 PM

Emotions are our greatest motivators. Unfortunately, they can motivate us to act in any direction, even the wrong one. For this reason, emotional strength is essential. There are countless situations that SMARTER emotionally strong  people avoid and many actions they never take. Here are 15 of them:


Which emotionally strengths do you display?    Need to develop?


Curious to know your response- share at cynthia@smart2smarter.com