Category Archives: Education

The OECD’s Brain and Learning project (2002) emphasized that many misconceptions about the brain exist among professionals in the field of education. Though these so-called “neuromyths” are loosely based on scientific facts, they may have adverse effects on educational practice.  … Continue reading

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How Intercultural Competence Drives Success in Global Virtual Teams

See on – Global Leaders A study that shows intercultural competence as a factor in effectiveness of global virtual teams, and that building relationships, establishing structure, and having discipline are critical for success. Anne Egros‘s insight: To build a … Continue reading

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Online Education as an Agent of Transformation

See on – Global Leaders Online education is beginning to show itself as a disruptive innovation, introducing more convenient and affordable services that can transform sectors. Anne Egros‘s insight: Online (higher) education or E-learning, will change the way students … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of Slang For Non-Native Language Speakers

I have had interesting discussions with linguists and intercultural coaches after publishing an article,  “You Are What You Speak: How Language Influences Behaviors”,. The debate was mainly around  words and cultural context. The most recurrent question was:  Is it the cultural … Continue reading

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Life as a Bilingual: Speech Discrimination in Bilingual Infants-Psychology Today

I have summarized and commented the findings of an interesting article “Speech Discrimination in Bilingual Infants” in Psychology Today by François Grosjean, Ph.D.  Emeritus Professor of psycholinguistics, Neuchâtel University, Switzerland. Dr Grosjean is famous for his work on the holistic view of … Continue reading

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The Twitter Trap

The Twitter Trap By BILL KELLER Published: May 18, 2011 : What thinking in 140 characters does to our brains. This article is providing good perspectives on how Twitter and other social media may have an impact on the way you learn or how you make … Continue reading

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Kids React To Osama Bin Ladens Death [VIDEO]

Episode of KIDS REACT – It is important to take pause when historical events occur and to reflect on how the next generation views the actions of our ever-changing world. Though this is a more serious subject than our usual … Continue reading

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Expat Kids: Motivation, IQ Test Scores And Future Success ?

ScienceDaily (2011-04-27) –New psychology research demonstrates a correlation between a test-taker’s motivation and performance on an IQ test and, more important, between that performance and a person’s future success. Angela Lee Duckworth, an assistant professor of psychology in Penn’sSchool ofArts and Sciences, … Continue reading

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