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The Science Behind Exceptional Learning

Friday, May 8, 2015

Neuroscience has proved that learning and performance enhances when it occurs in the right environment.

This is a story of exceptional learning achieved in a presentation skills class I taught 20 years ago. I strongly believe that learning occurs best in a safe, supportive environment (very “touchy-feely”) and I developed the class around that assumption. Now, years later, research in neuroscience provides the scientific explanation for this exceptional learning.


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