Thinking + Brain Rules

Why Testing is Detrimental to Thinking

We all know that just because you've passed a test you haven't really learned anything (when I passed the test to get my motorcycle permit, I had never even ridden a motorcycle!) but did you know that testing processes can actually INHIBIT your thinking and...

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Continuous Improvement Teaches Thinking

Continuous Improvement is an ongoing effort to improve.  The improvement might be to a product or service, or in one's own abilities.  Improvement can be incremental or come rapidly in a "breakthrough." Not only is continuous improvement an important skill to have at work, but it...

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Can You Teach Someone to Be Happy? Yale does…

Recently the New York Times ran an article titled Yale's Most Popular Class Ever Teaches Students How to be Happy. More than 25% of undergrads have signed up for the class this semester. From the article: The course focuses both on positive psychology - the characteristics that allow humans...

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