Chapter 3

How People Learn

The Learning Process

Motivation and Learning

Instruction and Learning Processes

About Working Memory

Long-Term Memory and Learning

Expertise and Instruction

Bypassing Working Memory Limits via Automaticity

Cognitive Load and Your Training

Applying Learning Psychology to Your Training

 

“Forty individuals drove a car in a simulator under four conditions: no distractions, talking on a handheld cell phone, talking on a hands-free cell phone, and intoxicated to 0.08 percent blood alcohol level. On a simulated freeway, a pace car braked 32 times during the 10-mile ‘trip.’ The three participants who collided into the pace car were talking on cell phones, both handheld and hands free; none of the drunk drivers crashed.”

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