This series of reports challenges tried and tested models of insight and diagnosis, learning styles and other such approaches, to build fresh insight for L&D.

These reports, written with key experts, allows us to tap into the insight potential of new areas. The intention is that this will help build the capability which helps L&D build its role at the centre of organisational learning. These new insights are critical, in our view, to developing curiosity, the driving behaviour of L&D professionals.

Part 1: Neuroscience and learning

This report, written with Dr Paul Howard-Jones of the University of Bristol, helps us to understand how learning can be informed by neuroscience. Dr Howard-Jones researches at the very intersection between neuroscience and education and is renowned for it. Here he brings his unique perspective and his expert judgement to help L&D engage with the possibilities his compelling scientific field affords.

Neuroscience and learning

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Part 2: Cognition, decision and expertise

This report, written with Dr Adrian P Banks of the University of Surrey, addresses cognition, decision-making and the role of expertise and professional judgement. The report concludes by looking at how L&D and HR professionals can help support better awareness, reflection and decision-making. This is very much about supporting people’s ability to think and to understand thinking as a process.

Cognition, decision and expertise

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Part 3: Insight and intuition

This report, written with Professor Eugene Sadler-Smith of the University of Surrey, addresses intuition and insight, linking them to the behaviours of creativity and innovation.

Insight and intuition

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