What Do Learning And Emotions Have To Do With Each Other? Everything!

Posted Posted in Research, English

Frank Schultheiss – Innovation is change. Change is learning to do something different. Understanding the impact of emotions on learning has experienced a paradigm shift: neuroscience research over the last two decades has reversed the view that emotions interfere with learning. It has been replaced by a new perspective: emotions, thought processes and learning are […]

The Influences of Emotion on Learning and Memory

Posted Posted in Research, Creativity Training, English

Emotion has a substantial influence on the cognitive processes in humans, including perception, attention, learning, memory, reasoning, and problem solving. Emotion has a particularly strong influence on attention, especially modulating the selectivity of attention as well as motivating action and behavior. This attentional and executive control is intimately linked to learning processes, as intrinsically limited attentional capacities are better focused on relevant information.

Improving creativity performance by short-term meditation

Posted Posted in Research, English, Creative Mindfulness

Authors: Ding, X., Tang, Y.-Y., Tang, R., & Posner, M. I.

One form of meditation intervention, the integrative body-mind training (IBMT) has been shown to improve attention, reduce stress and change self-reports of mood. In this paper we examine whether short-term IBMT can improve performance related to creativity and determine the role that mood may play in such improvement.