Forgetting Names? Go to Sleep! Can’t remember where you keep things?
Seem to forget names and appointments more often than before? Don’t blame your failing memory on age. It is more likely that you are not getting your quota of beauty sleep. In an age of distractions (read: smartphone, social media, and TV) and trying to get too many things done in too little time, we often forego sleep. The result is not just dark circles under the eyes or yawning our heads off the next day in office. What does sleep do to our brains? We don’t need to be told about the restorative effects of sleep because we wake up feeling rested and refreshed after a good night’s sleep.
According to a recent report, sleep stimulates the brain cells to respond in two different ways. This study builds upon and bolsters a series of earlier studies carried out to determine the relationship between sleep and memory formation and consolidation. According to another study, enduring memory formation is facilitated by rehearsing previously-learned matter. Science: A New Map of the Human Brain. Who hasn't heard that people are either left-brained or right-brained—either analytical and logical or artistic and intuitive, based on the relative "strengths" of the brain's two hemispheres?
How often do we hear someone remark about thinking with one side or the other? A flourishing industry of books, videos and self-help programs has been built on this dichotomy. You can purportedly "diagnose" your brain, "motivate" one or both sides, indulge in "essence therapy" to "restore balance" and much more. Science: A New Map of the Human Brain. BSG Team Ventures » cognitive modes. If being able to consistently create perfect matches between opportunity and candidate is an art, then as a retained executive search firm, we should strive to become as Leonardo da Vinci.
The genius of this Renaissance man was in applying to his art insights derived from science. In the same way, BSG Team Ventures seeks to apply academic research to improve our executive assessment capability. On a basic level, this means being familiar with ideas such as creative inclination vs. logical inclination – or, what is commonly known as “left brain-right brain” theory. Hence we were intrigued by this Wall Street Journal essay, which was written by Stephen M Kosslyn and G. Wayne Miller in advance of their book, available since November 5. This kind of analysis – that is, determining someone’s cognitive mode and predicting how he or she will react in certain situations – should be essential to leadership assessment and executive search.
What does this mean in practice? Kobus Neethling. NBI-HBDI-ShortComparison.pdf. Brain-Styles-Test. Brain-Styles-Mini-Lesson. Dr_Katherine_Benziger.ppt. Hemispheric Dominance Test, Key %26 Assignment.pdf. Hemispheric Dominance Test, Key %26 Assignment.pdf. Houghton Mifflin College - Thinking Styles and Learning Styles - Printer Friendly. I.
Definition of Training Piece A. Purpose for Instructor If you and nine of your colleagues were asked to find the best way to travel to Chicago for a conference beginning on Friday, would all of you choose the same route? What if 10 of your students were given the same task? By the end of this module, you will be able to identify the 8 key characteristics of the brain and understand the four quadrants that make up the whole brain model. B. This content module will introduce you to the basics of the brain dominance/thinking styles theory put forth by Ned Herrmann.
II. A. People learn in many different ways. A: The Rational Self (Upper or Cerebral Left Brain) B: The Safekeeping Self (Lower or Limbic Left Brain) C: The Feeling Self (Lower or Limbic Right Brain) D: The Experimental Self (Upper or Cerebral Right Brain) You may see yourself in more than one quadrant. What is Whole Brain Technology - Herrmann Australia. Herrmann International’s Whole Brain® Thinking focuses on showing people how to use their whole brain—not just the parts with which they feel most comfortable.
It is scientifically designed to help people learn to think better. Whole Brain® Thinking is the art and science of understanding how individuals think. Whole Brain® Thinking provides a basis for measuring different thinking preferences by determining the degree of dominance that has developed among four thinking styles. Left Brain, Right Brain, Whole Brain? An examination into the theory of brain lateralization, learning styles and the implications for education.
The idea that the left and right hemispheres exhibit different patterns of thought has caught the public attention and have inspired several educational theories, notably "Eight ways of knowing" by David Lazear , and numerous other self-help books. However theses theories have also been heavily criticized, and sometimes cast as pop-psychological myths . Here we will investigate current understanding of left-right brain functioning; look at some of the psychological and educational models which result; an examine some of the educational implications. Itha Taljaard Presentation. Cassidy_Whole-Brain_Presentation.pdf. February 21, 2013 PPT Deck and Hand Outs. Whatisabrainprofile.pdf. 05styles.pdf. WholeUnder.pdf. Brain_Dominance.pdf.