February 2015
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Use It or Lose It

Monday, February 9, 2015

The neuroscience of learning, retention, and transfer.

American corporations spend about $60 billion a year training their employees. In spite of the enormous investment, careful research shows that today's employees retain only a small fraction of our training content, and an even smaller fraction ultimately gets transferred back to their workplaces.


Why is so little information retained and transferred? Some people blame our training methods, suggesting that lessons need to be more relevan

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