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One-Night Stand or Lasting Relationship? Neuroscience Hacks for Habits

May 20, 2023
Learning Sciences
Neuroscience provides insight about how "neurons that fire together wire together," shaping new behaviors that become automatic. This session will introduce 10 neuroscience-based hacks organized along two neural pathways to help practitioners apply evidence-based strategies to facilitate successful learning transfer and habit-change efforts.
Kenneth Nowack, Chief Research Officer - Envisia Learning, Inc.

Application on the Job 1

Describe the two neural pathways associated with motivation to change and goal setting.

Application on the Job 2

Apply a three-step individual change model: enlighten, encourage, and enable.

Application on the Job 3

Apply implementation intentions to enhance goal-setting and behavior-change efforts.

Target Audience

All TD Professionals

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First-Time ATD Attendee
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