Last year, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) asked me to participate in a debate with my friend and colleague, Will Thalheimer. The question posed to us was this: Is Neuroscience an L&D Foundation? The debate continues today, but I think Will and I did a good job of framing the question and taking an evidence-based approach to our respective positions.

You can read the original debate here and decide for yourself – Who won?

By the way, some people have found the navigation a little clunky. Here’s some tips:

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  • Use the down arrow and continue scrolling down to read the debate. (Using the forward arrow just takes you to the next article in the magazine.)

After you’ve read both positions, decide who made the most compelling case and vote here.

Results will be published in the next issue.