Editor’s note: The Debunker Club is ‘a community of people working to eradicate learning myths and share proven evidence-based insights’. It provides a set of resources which are useful for helping to challenge learning myths and ineffective practices.
Editor’s note: This review of What’s Your Type? The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing, by Merve Emre, provides some illuminating background on Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel, the inventors of the Myers-Briggs personality test.
Editor’s note: A list of 10 scientifically proven ways to change thinking on how learning can be designed and delivered.
Editor’s note: Dr Tesia Marshik, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, gets stuck into why learning styles are a myth, something she touched upon at this week’s Learning technologies Conference.
Editor’s note: Evidence needn’t just apply to your own L&D initiatives, it can equally be applied to the theories that permeate L&D. Donald Taylor makes this point well and urges all L&D professionals to put evidence before learning myths.
Interesting piece on how neuromyths are adopted by teachers. Something to watch our for in corporate learning too.
Editor’s note: Three popular myths about how we learn debunked.
Editor’s note: Can 10,000 hours of deliberate practice make you an expert? The science questions that assumption.
Editor’s note: Thanks to Donald Taylor for sharing this link, which looks at three myths that you may not have heard talked about before. If you invest training time and money in someone will they take it and then leave?
Editor’s note: Useful run down of myths about memory and learning from Dr Piotr Wozniak. Thankyou to @rapidbi for sharing