The Learning Capacity Podcast

Stories from around the world that help make lear...

Stories from around the world that help make learning easier.

Topics covered

  1. Pinocchio’s “growing nose” story
  2. Career choices for secondary students
  3. Facial trait profiling
  4. Facial micro-expressions
  5. Neuro Linguistic Programming
  6. Career assessment tools (strengths approach, Myers-Briggs, DISC)


People & organisations mentioned

  1. The Disney organisation


Resources/books/articles mentioned

  1. The Face: How to get your ideal career to match your personality (e-book)
  2. Facial Profiling Basics for Workplace Skills (online course)

Topics covered

  1. Career options enabled by digital communications
  2. Benefits & challenges of a “free-range global career”
  3. The laptop lifestyle & the gig economy
  4. A day in the life of a global free-range career
  5. Personality strengths needed for a global free-range career


People & organisations mentioned

  1. Butter Collective
  2. Upwork
  3. Uber Eats
  4. Skype


Resources/books/articles mentioned

  1. Mt Annapurna in Nepal
  2. Berlin, Germany
  3. Australia

Topics covered

  1. How to simplify spoken and written communication
  2. Teaching university students how to communicate across disciplines
  3. Limitations in academic journal articles
  4. Transition from school - skills needed


People & organisations mentioned

  1. University of South Australia
  2. Toastmasters
  3. University of Queensland


Resources/books/articles mentioned

  1. The Hemingway App
  2. Three Minute Thesis Competition

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Topics covered

  1. Brain Science
  2. Neuroplasticity
  3. Learning Difficulties


People & organisations mentioned

  1. Dr Michael Merzenich
  2. Scientific Learning Corporation
  3. University of Portland
  4. Harvard University
  5. Johns Hopkins University
  6. Dr Bill jenkins
  7. Dr Paula Tallal
  8. Dr Steve Miller


Resources/books/articles mentioned

  1. Fast ForWord program
  2. Science (the journal)

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Topics covered

  1. Rapid Trait Profiling
  2. Education & learning
  3. Body Language
  4. Australian Aboriginal Lore
  5. What facial features reveal about learning style


People & organisations mentioned

  1. Paul Ekman Group
  2. Australian Federal Police
  3. Disney Films
  4. Gillette
  5. President Donald Trump
  6. The Campfire Project
  7. Naomi Tickle
  8. Mens' Shed Association


Resources/books/articles mentioned

  1. Neuro Linguistic programming
  2. Myers-Briggs psychometric profiling
  3. DISC

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