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Workouts for Working Memory

  • Tuesday, December 20, 2016
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Portland Country Club - Falmouth, Maine

Registration

  • Available to presenters and other complimentary members.
  • Available to employees of companies with a Corporate Bundle. For your registration code, please see your company's bundle administrator.
  • Available to members who have paid for membership and breakfast in advance.
  • Available to members with active annual memberships

Please join us on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 from 8 – 9:30 AM at the Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Rd, Falmouth, ME. (Check-in, breakfast and networking begins at 7:30 AM.

*** Session is closed to registration ***

 

PROGRAM

The term working memory was first used more than 50 years ago to describe the role of recall in planning and carrying out behavior. Often referred to as the “brain’s workhorse,” working memory is involved in a variety of learning and daily living tasks, such as reading, problem solving, and navigation.

Brain research on working memory has taught us much in how the brain learns and what tools, techniques and strategies enhance learning and increase memory retention. As a result of this interactive presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Define spaced retrieval, interleaving, elaboration, reflection and generation and their importance in enhancing memory and retention.
  • Identify ‘workouts’ (strategies and tools) to use in training sessions to activate and exercise working memory.
  • Apply brain research on memory to enhance learning and training effectiveness.

Join Lynne for this engaging session and find out how discoveries in neuroscience provide insights on how people learn -- and how to engage working memory in the training room.

 

OUR PRESENTER

Lynn Richards

Founder and Principle of Leading Generations

Author, past president of Maine ATD, and member of the National Speakers Association, Lynne Richards brings a wealth of hands-on, real world experience to her workshops and presentations.

Her unique blend of humor, energy and practical approach, makes her an invaluable resource for organizations and individuals interested in expanding their leadership skills ‘toolkit’ and enhancing performance.

Registration is required by noon, Friday, December 16th.

             

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