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.