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 It has been replaced by a new perspective: emotions, thought processes and learning are […]
Innovation ist Veränderung. Veränderung ist lernen, etwas anders zu machen. Das Verständnis über den Einfluss von Emotionen auf das Lernen erlebte einen Paradigmenwechsel: Die neurowissenschaftliche Forschung der letzten zwei Jahrzehnte revidierte die bisherige Ansicht, dass Emotionen das Lernen beeinträchtigen.
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.
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.