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LEARNING THE Brain Learns B Y K E V I N W O O HOW DOES A MEETING ORGANIZER REALLY NEED TO UNDERSTAND NEUROSCIENCE TO PRODUCE A GOOD EVENT? It would certainly be helpful, says Dr. Richard Ackley, a professor of business psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. “The way material is presented at conferences caters primarily to the left brain (which processes facts), sometimes to the exclusion of the right brain (responsible for intuition and emotion),” Ackley said. The overall learning process is stunted when this happens. 68 one+ 05.11

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of One + May 2011

One + May 2011
Energy of Many
Meeting Design Goes Mobile
Picking Brains
Ask the Experts
Art of Travel
Web Watch
Radical Co-creation
Engagement + Innovation = Wunderbar
Top Spots
The Business of Being Social
Safety in Numbers
Ads, Sponsors and Patrons
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
It’s Getting Better All the Time
Blame It on Rio
Ride Free
Learning How the Brain Learns
Just Face It
Becoming Mindful with Your Meetings
Group Think
The Mesh Meeting
Your Community
Making a Difference
Until We Meet Again

One + May 2011