Wired to Grow: Harness the Power of Brain Science to Learn and Master Any Skill

Wired to Grow: Harness the Power of Brain Science to Learn and Master Any Skill

by Britt Andreatta

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Overview

Fully revised and expanded second edition!

We are biologically wired to learn. It’s the key to our survival and the path to fulfilling our potential—to become or develop into something more. Wired to Grow helps unlock the fullest expression of who we are, giving you the keys to understand the neuroscience of learning and apply your natural wiring to positively transform lives, habits and organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997354775
Publisher: 7th Mind Publishing
Publication date: 07/23/2019
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 127,686
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who creates brain science-based solutions for today's challenges. As CEO

and President of 7th Mind, Inc., Britt Andreatta draws on her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning to unlock the best in people and organizations.

She has received over ten million views worldwide of her courses on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning. Other titles include The Neuroscience of Learning, Creating a Culture of Learning, Organizational Learning &

Table of Contents

Introduction

Take a Learning Journey

I. NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE NEUROSCIENCE OF LEARNING

1. Advances in Neuroscience Research

2. Neural Proof of Multiple Intelligences

3. New Understanding of Creativity

4. New Methods for Manipulating the Brain and Nervous System

5. New Ways to Leverage Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality

6. New Discoveries about Memory

Your Learning Journey

II. REMEMBER: THE MEMORY MATRIX

7. Nine Types of Memory

8. The Expansion of Long-Term Memory

9. The Importance of Remembering and Forgetting

10. Retrievals, Not Repetitions

11. Leverage Existing Schemas

12. Six Powerful Connections

13. Social Engagement and Maps

14. The Magic of Music

15. Grow Your Remembering Skills

Your Learning Journey

III. DO: BUILDING SKILLS + DESIGNING HABITS

16. Understanding Skills and Habits

17. Designing a Habit: Repetitions, Not Retrievals

18. The Right Rewards

19. Harness the Habenula to Learn from Failure

20. Create Psychological Safety

21. Shift from Goals to Problem-Solving

22. Fire Mirror Neurons with Demonstration

23. Empower the Right Kind of Practice

24. Grow Your Doing Skills

Your Learning Journey

IV. LEARN: WHERE IT ALL STARTS

25. Learning and Adult Learning

26. Levels of Knowledge and Cycle of Learning

27. Multiple Intelligences and Growth Mindset

28. The Cycle of Renewal

29. Learning and the Brain

30. To Learn, You Must First Encode

31. The Emotional Sweet Spot

32. The Power of Show-and-Tell

33. Priming, Notes, and Doodles

34. Grow Your Learning Skills

Synthesize Your Learning Journey into Action

V. DESIGN + DELIVER LEARNING

35. Using Information, Instruction, and Inspiration

36. Meeting the Needs of Adult Learners

37. Asking the Right Questions

38. Building the Learning Plan and Story Arc

39. Blended Learning and Creating Engaging Activities

40. Creating Safety for Group Interaction

41. Keeping on Track and Solving Challenges

42. Creating Closure and Extending the Learning

43. Evaluating Learning

Your Learning Journey

VI. CREATE A GROWTH CULTURE OF LEARNING

44. Your Culture of Learning

45. Benefits of a Growth Culture

46. Mapping Learning to Organizational Development

47. Developing a Cohesive Learning Landscape

48. Curating Content and Sharing Knowledge

49. Leveraging Opportunities to Overcome Challenges

50. Keepers of the Culture

Synthesize Your Learning Journey into Action

References + Resources

Acknowledgments

About the Author

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