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Mimetic learning: the power of learning through imitation

We all know that children learn through imitation. They observe and then mimic their parents when learning how to speak, perform new motor skills, and interact with others. What you may not know is that mimetic learning is a lifelong process. In adulthood as well, the way we behave is heavily influenced by how others conduct themselves.

When done properly, mimetic learning can be an impactful way to increase your skill set, productivity and performance at work. Make sure to rely on those five pillars so you can make the most of mimetic learning while avoiding its potential pitfalls: (1- Attention, 2- Retention, 3- Reproduction, 4- Integration, 5- Motivation).

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Mimetic learning: the power of learning through imitation

We all know that children learn through imitation. They observe and then mimic their parents when learning how to speak, perform new motor skills, and interact with others. What you may not know is that mimetic learning is a lifelong process. In adulthood as well, the way we behave is heavily influenced by how others…

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Source: History Channel

9 LITTLE-KNOWN FACTS ABOUT NOSTRADAMUS

The French astrologer is believed by many to have foreseen pretty much every major historical event since the 16th century, ranging from the Great Fire of London to the assassination of JFK, and even the COVID pandemic. Nostradamus wrote down nearly a thousand predictions in a book published in 1555 called Les Propheties (The Prophecies). Whilst he seems to know a…

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Ben’s 4 Common Sense Rules of Investing

Here are four common sense reminders that guide my general philosophy about investing over the long haul: (1) Stocks usually go up. We lived through two separate 50% crashes during the first decade of this century so plenty of investors began to question stocks for the long run. Over the past 100 years or so, the…

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Source: The Hustle

TikTok’s plan to not screw up midterms

TikTok has struggled with election misinformation in the US and other countries, but it hopes to better protect users during the upcoming midterms through: Improved labeling on political videos that people can use to access an “Elections Center” with authoritative sources in 45+ languages. Strong enforcement of its paid political ad ban, even for videos influencers make on behalf…

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Source: Mckinsey

If we’re all so busy, why isn’t anything getting done?

It’s no wonder a recent McKinsey survey found 80 percent of executives were considering or already implementing changes in meeting structure and cadence in response to the evolution in how people work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, most executives say they frequently find themselves spending way too much time on pointless interactions that drain their energy…

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Source: The Economist

Lebanon’s economic crisis is wrecking the environment, too

Nostalgia is powerful in Lebanon, a country whose population is dwarfed by its diaspora. Ask Lebanese expats to describe home and they may offer sweet memories: the scent of jasmine and cedars, of coffee spiced with cardamom and of manaeesh (flatbreads) fresh from the oven; the sound of Fairouz, a beloved chanteuse, warbling from cafés and car radios. Three…

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Ben’s 4 Common Sense Rules of Investing

Here are four common sense reminders that guide my general philosophy about investing over the long haul: (1) Stocks usually…

Read More »
Source: Mckinsey

If we’re all so busy, why isn’t anything getting done?

It’s no wonder a recent McKinsey survey found 80 percent of executives were considering or already implementing changes in meeting structure and…

Read More »
Source: The Economist

Lebanon’s economic crisis is wrecking the environment, too

Nostalgia is powerful in Lebanon, a country whose population is dwarfed by its diaspora. Ask Lebanese expats to describe home and…

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Source: Mckinsey

Adding years to life and life to years

Despite dramatic advancements in prolonging and improving life over the past century (with average life expectancy climbing from 54 years…

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source: Medical News Today

The biggest causes of death in 2020

In the United States, the top three causes of death in 2020 were heart disease, cancer, and COVID-19. Accidents and…

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Source: Forbes

When Will We Have A Pill To Treat Covid? Here Are Three Antiviral Drugs Being Tested

 Merck said molnupiravir, the antiviral drug it’s developing with Miami-based Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, could halve the risks of hospitalization or death…

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Mimetic learning: the power of learning through imitation

We all know that children learn through imitation. They observe and then mimic their parents when learning how to speak,…

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What Is The Psychology of Advertising?

To encourage you to buy their product, companies may try to elicit a certain emotion. This is known as the…

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Source: The Atlantic

A Happiness Columnist’s Three Biggest Happiness Rules

Each of us should also keep in mind some large truths from the science of happiness that can transcend circumstance…

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Source: The Hustle

TikTok’s plan to not screw up midterms

TikTok has struggled with election misinformation in the US and other countries, but it hopes to better protect users during the upcoming midterms through:…

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Source: Our World In Data

Who do we spend time with across our lifetime?

Who we spend time with evolves across our lifetimes. In adolescence we spend the most time with our parents, siblings,…

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Source: Aeon

The will to fight Throughout history, the most effective combatants have powered to victory on commitment to core values and collective resolve

Throughout history, the most effective combatants, revolutionaries and insurgents have been ‘devoted actors’ fused together by dedication to non-negotiable ‘sacred values’ such…

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Source: The Hustle

TikTok’s plan to not screw up midterms

TikTok has struggled with election misinformation in the US and other countries, but it hopes to better protect users during the upcoming midterms through:…

Read More »
Source: The Verge

BMW starts selling heated seat subscriptions for $18 a month

BMW is now selling subscriptions for heated seats in a number of countries — the latest example of the company’s…

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Source: Venture Beat

How AI and video are redefining talent recruitment

While there’s a vast amount of data available for HR and talent analytics today, most organizations are still not reaping the benefits…

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Source: History Channel

9 LITTLE-KNOWN FACTS ABOUT NOSTRADAMUS

The French astrologer is believed by many to have foreseen pretty much every major historical event since the 16th century, ranging from…

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