Editor’s note: Neuroscientist Susan Greenfield on the Facebook Home app and why living ‘in the moment’ could be damaging for us.
Editor’s note: A look at where art meets neuroscience. How will neuroscience explain our appreciation of art?
Editor’s note: Pew has released some research on users of five social networks – Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest. It is US focused and looks at gender, age, education and income.
Editor’s note: There’s not a lot of empirical data on the use of social networks which is why researchers carried out this piece of work on the impact of status updates on how lonely we feel.
Editor’s note: Learning has changed much, says Roger Schank. Social learning is not new either. But “learning to listen and advise well is what separates winning teams from from losing ones.” A great read . . .
In between is the place where you have to understand people: social science, stigma, and data big or small
Editor’s note: Fascinating interview featuring Judd Antin a social psychologist and user experience researcher at Facebook.
Dynamics of Facebook: structure of the network drives friends to congregate into many small, highly interconnected communities
Editor’s note: For the first time, the dynamics of how Facebook user communities are formed have been identified, revealing surprisingly few large communities and innumerable highly connected small-size communities . . .
Facebook’s head of L&D, Stuart Crabb, talked through people development at the social network at…
Editor’s note: Researchers are exploring how specific online communication attitudes – such as individuals’ tendency for online self-disclosure, online social connection, and online anxiety – predicted their compulsive and excessive Internet use. Does excessive participation in social networks foster compulsive and excessive Internet use?
Editor’s note: So your colleagues are mostly using it but the organisation is concerned that colleagues use it too much. So, why don’t we just use Facebook to help colleagues learn? There are lots of ideas on how to in this list.
Editor’s note: GoogleEDU is Google’s approach to learning which relies on data analytics and other measures to ensure it is teaching employees what they need to know.
Social Networking Boosts Global Talent Development06/06/12 03:41 PMMost large companies say that managing a globalized workforce is a top priority. Organizations with a strong informal learning culture that utilize social networking are three times as likely to develop an effective