A Landmark Article in JAMA of Francis Peabody's classic lecture. Also, accompanied by a Landmark Perspective Commentary. This article, published in 1929, is so contemporary in its philosophy, it could have been written last week. (permission requested)
ESP Reference Articles
The following list of articles is one that will grow as relevant articles are found.
Written by Patricia Williams, MD. This article shows the effect of different personality type characteristics on the practice of medicine.
Written by Patricia Williams, MD. Although written for those who would be consulting with practice groups, this article provides additional insights into the relationship between personality type and medical practice.
A concise description of the contribution of concept mapping to sensing and intuitive types and barriers that apply to both types.
Compares concept mapping with linear outlining and provides steps to take in developing a concept map.
A metacognitive approach to developing self-directed learning skills. Integrates the concepts: 1) Metacognition, 2) Growth Mindset, 3) Deliberate Practice, 4) Personality Type, 5) Experiential Learning Cycle, 6) Activity-Emotion-Sleep connection, and 7) Decision Making. IAMSE keynote, 2014.
This document contains tables, definitions, descriptions and comparisons designed to help deepen your understanding of personality type.
This paper explains how concept mapping is used differently by students who process information differently.
Better Writing Tips contains an approach to writing that helps to overcome writer's block. It applies equally to scientific writing as well as other types of composition. The secret is in how the topic position needs to relate to the stress position.
This document on Healthy Living for Medical Students is provided by me to the first year medical students when I lecture in metabolism each year. It contains live links to scientific talks and evidence based books. It covers:
- Metabolism and health; metabolic disease
- Exercise recommendations
- Cholestero research
- Ketogenic cooking
This chapter on learning styles explores and correlates the evidence for habits of learning. The experiential learning cycle is correlated to the functional areas of the cortex to explain how whole brain thinking always involves converting input information into action. Suggestions for implementing the NRC key findings from their report "How People Learn" guide teachers in helping students develop the brain skills needed to self-regulate their own learning.
The following is a list of slide presentations posted for convenience of those in attendance.
This ESP Orientation2020 was designed to both introduce ESP to newly informed students or to review main points to those already enrolled and working on the study guide. Orientation dialogue also involved discussion of new EPA Thinking course and residency preparation.
This GMS Orientation was designed to both introduce ESP to newly enrolled GMS students to review main points and provide early guidance on adapting to the thinking required in the medical curriculum. Some slides have comments that can be accessed through icons on the left navigation in the document.
This presentation to the GSBS students was aimed at better grades in their core courses but also carried the message that better thinking skills bring more than better grades. They also produce better experiemental design, better grant proposals, and better performance in their careers.
Mindfulness - Achieving Emotional Control Through Meditation emphasizes Emotional Intelligence techniques in acquiring the mental skill of focused attention. This skill, when well developed can be evoked during any stressful event to gain full control of cognition.