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Design Learning to Work with Human Memory

Your working memory is the receptionist of the brain’s very busy lobby, taking in all the information and directing it to hopefully the right place. And it’s chaos. Our sense of overwhelm starts here. Yes, it can juggle 4-7 things. That does not mean we should continue to test the limits of something that actually can’t change. Our brain does marvelous things, including growing and building new neural pathways, yet humans are frequently dead set to try and change the … [Read More]


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Growth Mindset in Adults

My decades-long research has been to bridge the growth mindset gap between theory and action.

The growth mindset instrument developed by Dr. Carol Dweck is a useful model for shaping awareness but needs more nuance to guide actionable behaviour. We can have a growth mindset in some areas of our life, while we can have a fixed mindset in others … but what are those areas? How can we improve?

I need data to construct a growth mindset instrument. It will identify areas where one is struggling with fixed thinking. After people achieve that nuanced awareness, the instrument would give them strategies to start the journey towards growth. However, to do that, I need your stories! I need your HELP!

[Click here to read more about my growth mindset work and join my journey]

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About Marian

My passion is centered around ensuring effective learning experiences that improve people's lives. Developing a learning mindset is my ultimate goal whether working with academic programs or corporate training; formal or informal learning practices. It is my belief that our potential for agility is limited only by our capacity for learning.

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