Your working memory can only handle 3 or 4 pieces of information at a time. This single idea has wide reaching implications for coaching, training, education and preparation of powerpoints.
Listen to Professor John Sweller, author of Cognitive Load Theory discuss how memory works and how to improve it in this interview with Robert Holmes.
Episode 14 – John Sweller
Title: “Cognitive Load Theory and it’s uses in coaching”
Broadcast date: 15 November, 2013[thrive_text_block color=”note” headline=”SHOW NOTES”]
- Stuart Brown, “Play – how it shapes the brain”
- G A Miller – the concept of working memory. www.cogmed.com/the-concept-of-working-memory
- Eric Bergman’s “Death by Powerpoint” www.fivestepstoconquer.com
- Technology, Engineering & Design talks www.ted.com
- “Cognitive Load Theory” John Sweller, Paul Ayres & Slava Kaluga, 2011