Memory: Our Stories Drive Our Perceptions

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Memory, Stories and Perception


Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit in 2010, and today, he is one of the 'most followed educators'on social media in the world. In 2015, he was nominated as one of the '500 Most Influential People in Britain' by The Sunday Times as a result of...
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Have you ever wondered, at the deepest parts of your brain, what happens when you interact with the world?

This is a question posed by Dr. Jared Horvath of the University of Melbourne, a neuroscientist and educator with expertise in human learning, memory, and brain stimulation who explains the mechanisms of the brain through live demonstrations.

Stop Talking, Start Influencing

I was recently sent a book called, Stop Talking, Start Influencing, published by Exile Publishing and written by Dr Jared Cooney Horvath.

On first glance, this book is filled with cutting-edge brain research and scientific principles of how to impart knowledge in a way that truly sticks.

This book looks like the perfect recipe for teachers and I cannot wait to read it from cover to cover. It is already shaping the way in which I work …

Some initial research led me to find Jared on Twitter and discover his TED talk published over six months ago. If you’ve got 15 minutes is well worth watching.

Your Brain, Your Life

If you are attending any of my training sessions in the new academic year, be prepared to be immersed in some of these principles as I model text-to-speech, images plus speech, space, multitasking and interleaving and so on and so forth. I will report back…

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