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Archive for August 2019

When Will AI Stop Being “Artificial?”

The Singularity is a term you’ll find in science and in science fiction. It was coined by mathematician John von Neumann to define a theoretical moment when the artificial intelligence of computers surpasses the capacity of the human brain. The term is borrowed from physics and quantum mechanics, where the term gravitational singularity is used in the study of black holes. These events are…

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We Think – Therefore We Learn. Why Psychology is Still Relevant in the Age of Neuroscience

Nearly everything we thought we knew about the human brain changed when we started putting live subjects into functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging machines (MRIs) about 15 years ago. You might think that with the invention of the fMRI and other brain imaging technologies psychology has gone the way of phrenology and other pseudo-science, but this is not the case.…

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Risk and the Brain – The Neuroscience of Risk Management

What does your brain know about calculating risk? I’ll be talking about the Neuroscience of Risk Management with the members of The CPCU Society on September 8. In this presentation, we’ll discuss: How the human brain evaluates risk Why the human brain is such a poor instrument for judging risk The difference between perceived and…

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Big Benefits in Small Packages: The Neuroscience of MicroLearning

Wednesday, November 27 – Berlin Are you constantly being asked to do more with fewer resources, and in less time? Are your stakeholders demanding “micro-learning,” without necessarily understanding whether or not this solution is right for your learning audience? Are you struggling with the question “Just how long should micro-learning take?”   If you answered…

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Finally! A Brain-Based Consultative Sales Program

When people think of certifications, they often think of taking a test. Consultative Sales Certification (CSC) is not about testing in the traditional sense. Instead, we focus on developing sales capability and performance that is based on neuroscience and customized for your team. Classes begin in October. 

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Brain Matters Featured in New Video

I recently met David Webb, a noted psychology expert. He’s given me this beautiful gift – a video he made to recommend my book, Brain Matters: How to help anyone learn anything using neuroscience, to his massive audience online. I think he did a beautiful job and it’s an honor to mentioned along with leaders…

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How Can You Implement Lifelong Learning in the Workplace?

The world of work is subject to substantial change. Advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, neuroscience, genetics (to name a few) are transforming the way we live and learn. How can we maintain high levels of performance in a time of unrelenting change? The solution is often called “lifelong learning,” but implementing it isn’t quite as…

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Magnificent Desolation

“You must use the science in your life, or it doesn’t work.” – Dr. Bruce Lipton   On July 20, 2019, the world commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon. To this day, it is probably the most audacious, improbable, and stupendous achievement of our country – and our greatest…

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