Do you ever feel like you’re on “auto pilot”?  Or that you’ve lost the ability to learn new things?  John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist and professor at The University of Washington and Seattle Pacific University.  He  has written a book called Brain Rules, which discusses some of the key components in enhancing our brain activity.  Here are some YouTube videos highlighting a few of those rules.

Rule #1 Exercise

Rule #7 Sleep


These might make good “Easter Eggs” to embed in your online course shells to get students thinking about how they learn.

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