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Learning Smarter at NSA

Friday, March 10, 2017

Bringing a cognitive scientist on board helped the National Cryptologic School craft mission training that was both efficient and effective in the long term.

Federal agencies need to provide employee training and professional development and do so efficiently. Cognitive science, however, has revealed that the methods that enable fast learning do not promote long-term memory retention and transfer of learning to the workplace. Although cognitive science can inform trainers on how to optimize lea

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