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Michael Britt

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Ep 267: Applying an Established Memory Strategy Literacy (and possibly click through on your blog post...)

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The printed word has been around for a long time. Bet you thought there was nothing new in how we put words together in a book or website. Well, guess again. Researchers at Asymmetrica have drawn...

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Ep 266: Productive Confusion with Jeremiah Sullins

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We often like it when things are explained to us clearly, but would you believe that sometimes it's better if you're just down-right confused? You could actually learn more if at some point in the learning process you feel like you don't know what's going on. In part 2 of my interview with research...

Ep: 265: Why Do You REALLY Support That Candidate? The Psychology of Voting Behavior

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Why do you vote the way you do? Have you read through all the various candidates position statements, or do you just kinda go with your "gut"? Jeremiah Sullins, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harding University has looked at this question in great depth and he's found some really interesting a...

Ep 264: How To Make Study Groups Effective

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In a previous episode I talked about the kinds of dynamics that can occur in groups (social loafing, diffusion of responsibility) that can make them ineffective learning experiences as well as just not fun. In this episode I interview Dr. Karen Christian who has watched how many study groups in act...

Ep 263: Using Psychology in Your Work: Part 2 of My Interview with Richard Millington

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How do you "apply a little psychology" to tough jobs like building an online community and to creating a product that people will want to use frequently? In part 2 of my interview with author and Feverbee founder Richard Millington we talk about two key theories from psychology: self-determination t...

Ep 262: Using Psychology to Build Active Online Communities: Interview with Richard Millington

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What do you do with a background in psychology? A lot of things. How about running an online community? I found Richard Millington, founder of Feverbee, talking about how he applies psychology to his business of helping organizations build strong, active online communities. As you've probably seen...

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