News tagged with training
After conducting the largest online intelligence study on record, a Western University-led research team has concluded that the notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient or IQ by a singular, standardized test is highly ...
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (28) | 24 |
A new study has found that participating in an 8-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating. In their report in the ...
Neuroscience Nov 12, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (24) | 2 |
In the late 1990s, Jane Anderson was working as a landscape architect. That meant she didn't work much in the winter, and she struggled with seasonal affective disorder in the dreary Minnesota winter months. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (12) | 2 |
A regular exercise routine can make you fitter than ever – mentally fit.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 6 |
Do you feel like exercise just leaves you fatigued without any real improvements? A study of cyclists by scientists at the University of Stirling has uncovered the secret to successful training, a discovery ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (12) | 2 |
So far it has seemed an irreparable limitation of human perception that we strain to perceive things in the very rapid succession of, say, less than half a second. Psychologists call this deficit "attentional ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 09, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 1 |
A little music training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood when it comes to listening and the complex processing of sound, according to a new Northwestern University ...
Neuroscience Aug 21, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 3 |
With a little practice, one could learn to tell a lie that may be indistinguishable from the truth.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 06, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (11) | 10 |
There may be a way for older people to prevent natural aging of their minds, and it could be as simple as playing a video game.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 2 |
It is known that training can improve working memory. In a new study in Science, researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Umeå University, Åbo Akademi University, and the University of Turku show for the first time t ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 05, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Researchers in the Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan have challenged a long-held belief that whitening of skeletal muscle in diabetes is harmful.
Medical research Apr 07, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Maybe the biggest barrier to working out is time. Barrier, challenge, excuse? So fitness trainers hate to see anyone frittering away precious workout periods or filling them with less-than-effective exercises. Actually, it ...
Health Sep 30, 2011 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 0
Age-related delays in neural timing are not inevitable and can be avoided or offset with musical training, according to a new study from Northwestern University. The study is the first to provide biological evidence that ...
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
It's no secret that exercise has numerous beneficial effects on the body. However, a bevy of recent research suggests that these positive effects also extend to the brain, influencing cognition. In a new review article highlighting ...
Health Jul 25, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Neuroscientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have taken a major step in their efforts to help people with memory loss tied to brain disorders such as Alzheimer's ...
Neuroscience Apr 17, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
The term training refers to the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies as a result of the teaching of vocational or practical skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies. It forms the core of apprenticeships and provides the backbone of content at institutes of technology (also known as technical colleges or polytechnics). In addition to the basic training required for a trade, occupation or profession, observers of the labor-market[who?] recognize today[update] the need to continue training beyond initial qualifications: to maintain, upgrade and update skills throughout working life. People within many professions and occupations may refer to this sort of training as professional development.
Some commentators use a similar term for workplace learning to improve performance: training and development. One can generally categorize such training as on-the-job or off-the-job:
Training differs from exercise in that people may dabble in exercise as an occasional activity for fun. Training has specific goals of improving one's capability, capacity, and performance.
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