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The Center for Nonviolent Communication. Marshall B.

The Center for Nonviolent Communication

Rosenberg, PhD. 1934 - 2015 Our Founder's Bio Dr. Marshall B. Rosenberg was the founder and director of educational services for The Center for Nonviolent Communication. Growing up in an inner–city Detroit neighborhood Dr. Nonviolent Communication training evolved from Dr. Since the inception of the Center, the response to Nonviolent Communication training has been extremely positive.

Worldwide reactions have been inspiring. Dr. Dr. Read more about Marshall B Rosenberg, PhD Marshall received the 2006 Bridge of Peace Nonviolence Award N.B. Neuroscience. 15 Styles of Distorted Thinking. Cognitive Dissonance.

Understanding this experiment sheds a brilliant light on the dark world of our inner motivations.

Cognitive Dissonance

The ground-breaking social psychological experiment of Festinger and Carlsmith (1959) provides a central insight into the stories we tell ourselves about why we think and behave the way we do. The experiment is filled with ingenious deception so the best way to understand it is to imagine you are taking part. So sit back, relax and travel back. The time is 1959 and you are an undergraduate student at Stanford University… Venessa: A Metathinking Manifesto. The significant problems we face today cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. - Einstein.

Venessa: A Metathinking Manifesto

Theory and History of the Noosphere. The Superorganism vs. the Selfish Gene - How Natural Selection Works. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins wrote a book called "The Selfish Gene" in the 1970s.

The Superorganism vs. the Selfish Gene - How Natural Selection Works

Dawkins' book reframed evolution by pointing out that natural selection favors the passing on of genes, not the organism itself. Once an organism has successfully reproduced, natural selection doesn't care what happens after. This explains why certain strange traits continue to exist -- traits that seem to cause harm to the organism but benefit the genes. 5 Very Smart People Who Think Artificial Intelligence Could Bring the Apocalypse. On the list of doomsday scenarios that could wipe out the human race, super-smart killer robots rate pretty high in the public consciousness.

5 Very Smart People Who Think Artificial Intelligence Could Bring the Apocalypse

And in scientific circles, a growing number of artificial intelligence experts agree that humans will eventually create an artificial intelligence that can think beyond our own capacities. Memes: Introduction. Model and Metaphor for the 21st Century. The future of everything. Brain / Metacognition / Character. Issues in Critical Thinking. Personality Test MBTI. Thinking. Worldwide Buddhist Information and Education Network. The Seven Shamanic Levels of Consciousness. Preface Although formerly only known by shamans, I present this knowledge now to spiritual seekers and for the benefit of mankind.In 1989 I met a Hungarian Shaman, Joska Soos, in Antwerp, Belgium, who helped people with his private "shamanizations" and classes.

Over the years I learned a lot, with new information about shamanism I had never read about in any literature. Among it was the system of seven levels of consciousness. Although he did not talk that much about it, it seemed such a useful system to me that I went further into it myself. I began to understand that some of my spiritual experiences in my past corresponded with those levels of consciousness. Table of Contents Introduction.

5 Minute Introduction. About Gizmodo. Creativity: Divergent, Convergent, Abrasive, Etc. Metacognition in Learning. Breathing Pattern Disorders - Leon Chaitow. Theory of Knowledge » Theories of Perception. On a straightforward view, we directly perceive the world as it is.

Theory of Knowledge » Theories of Perception

The way that things look, feel, smell, taste, and sound is the way that they are. We see colours, for example, because the world is coloured. This view of perception is called, somewhat dismissively, naive realism. Plausibly, perception is a lot more complicated than this. Though things may appear to be coloured to us, our experiences of colour are merely representative of the surface properties of objects; the physical property of reflecting certain wavelengths of light and the colour red as we experience it are two quite different things. Critical Thinking. 10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day. 15 Styles of Distorted Thinking. Profound Ideas. Theory of Knowledge. Brain,Mind,Psychology. Critical Thinking. Instructional Design Fusions. Metacognition is an important part of intentional learning, since it involves actively thinking about what you know, what you don’t know, and how you can get better at knowing and applying what you know.

Instructional Design Fusions

A mantra for metacognition State the learning problem with some specificity: identify what you want to know and what you want to do with that knowledgeChoose strategies to solve the learning problem—draw upon your own prior knowledge and the knowledge of othersObserve how you used the strategies—keep a learning journal or blogEvaluate the results: What worked?

What didn’t work? Rinse and repeat: Apply successful strategies to new learning problems By definition, metacognition involves individual commitment and reflection. How you as an instructor can help Be a role model Think aloud to show your approach to solving problems. My Creative Process - A Metathinking Activity. I've been examining my thinking processes more and more since starting this class on Deliberate Creativity and Innovation, and in some ways I find the process of using deliberate creative techniques really helpful, yet other times, they can simply be a painful burden.

My Creative Process - A Metathinking Activity

Let me see if I can provide a good example of each. When designing my plan of action for the next year as the Vice President of the USM LAC Student Government Association, I created a mind-map (and played a bit with the six thinking hats, although I need to improve and fine tune my use of those) and tried to use some ideation techniques to help focus my ideas into a plan of action for the coming semester.

As I was doing this, I found that all the techniques really helped me draw out the key issues that had been bouncing around in my head for more than a year, and that now I've really found that we need to adjust our focus and concentrate on the parts of student involvement we can actually control. Flow: Getting into the zone at work. Visualization. Brainstorming. Synonyms Dictionary at SnappyWords.com. Synonyms Dictionary at SnappyWords.com.

It’s an online interactive English dictionary and thesaurus that helps you find the meanings of words and draw connections to associated words.

Synonyms Dictionary at SnappyWords.com

You can easily see the meaning of each by simply placing the mouse cursor over it. Why use Snappy Words visual dictionary? Easy to use dictionary and thesaurus. Learn how words associate in a visually interactive display. Get ideas to help write content for your blog, article, thesis or simply play with words! Design Thinking for Educators. SYNCHRONICITY. Creative Thought Processes. Critical Thinking On The Web. Top Ten Argument Mapping Tutorials.

Critical Thinking On The Web

Critical Thinking Index Page. Metathinking Frameworks - 21st Century Competenci... MetaThinking - A Key to Creativity - Capital C. Some meta-thinking. This course consists of nothing less than a series of artfully contrived experiences that enable students to build understanding over time. This requires a kind of safe stress. Pure science methodology. Happiness. Knowledge Management. From metaphor to model... Personal Knowledge Management. Thinking.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving. Critical Thinking. Critical Thinking Assessment Tools. Metacognition & Chris Argyris Models of Thinking.