The Digital Geography of Quebec: 4 highlights

Where are Quebecers at in their use of digital technology? This is the question that CEFRIO tries to answer every year with its famous NETendance survey. From its latest edition*, here are some figures on the administrative regions of the Belle Province.

2019-08-19T09:21:38-04:002019/08/15|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

[INFOGRAPHIC] Deciphering the Brain

This organ that allows us to be conscious of ourselves and others, to speak, to reflect, to juggle with symbols, to create, or to learn it never ceases to amaze us. It is our mainframe that gives us our human character, this powerful machine that no artificial intelligence can yet surpass.

2019-07-24T13:32:36-04:002019/08/07|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

[INFOGRAPHIC] Studying with Breaks: 3 Effective “Training” Programs

Studying is good, but studying with breaks is better! Like our muscles in physical training, the brain functions optimally if its working moments are judiciously combined with rest periods. And neuroscience has recently confirmed this.

2019-07-24T13:44:41-04:002019/07/24|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

Learning and Forgetting: New Perspectives on the Brain

The brain is the most extraordinary of our organs, and although we are far from having unraveled all its mysteries, some of them have been exposed in recent years. The tools and approaches that allow us to explore it have made giant strides. Here are some current discoveries that should interest and surprise you!

2019-07-18T12:55:44-04:002019/07/18|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

[INFOGRAPHIC] Behind the Scenes of Motivation

Motivation is a prerequisite for learning. It emanates from a cascade of processes and is influenced by both intrinsic and extrinsic factors, including our personal history and experiences, our physiological state, and our environment.

2019-07-12T12:14:02-04:002019/07/12|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

Metacognition 101

Based on its etymology, metacognition can be summarized by the ability to go "beyond" (meta) the "act of learning" (cognition). We all take advantage of it daily, in a more or less conscious way. However, developing metacognition is one of the best ways to improve the quality of your learning, regardless of its nature, and the first relevant exercise in this regard is to become aware of this ability.

2019-07-05T15:13:34-04:002019/07/05|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments
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