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Block 1: Self-Study Activities

Unit Directions for The Neurobiology of Learning Video

Summary:  Concepts from brain-based learning principles are integrated with learning style concepts from the SuccessTypes book to give a more complete picture of the learning skills needed to become an expert in medical practice.  New concepts including the Growth Mindset and Deliberate Practice are introduced to differentiate between those who are adequate and those who are excellent.

1. Download the Neurobiology of Learning Study Guide.

2. Download the Neurobiology of Learning Notes printout from the slides.  This slide-by-slide collection of main points will help you locate something later without having to scan through the video.

3.  Complete the study guide while viewing the "Neurobiology of Learning" video.

  • The study guide is designed to focus your attention on the material presented in the video so that you know what to listen “for.” 
  • During the audience participation segments simply continue playing the video and participate on your own.

(The introductory text ends at 1:00)

Windows Media Player Code:

Video Recording – Pelley – Neurobiology of Learning (Windows Media Player)

iPad Code:

Video Recording – Pelley – Neurobiology of Learning (iPad Version)

Mobile Phone Code:

Video Recording – Pelley – Neurobiology of Learning (Mobile Version)

  • The study guide is designed to focus your attention on the material presented in the video so that you know what to listen “for.”   
  • During the audience participation segments simply continue playing the video and participate on your own. 
  • Concepts from brain based learning are integrated with learning style concepts to give a more complete picture of the learning needed in medical education. 

Completion deadline:  Preferably prior to orientation for your school or residency program.  If your institution or residency program has recommended the Expert Skills Program, then please remember to notify the appropriate individual that you are participating.  It is natural that your institution or program director wants this experience to be valuable to you, so please let them know.

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