Thursday, November 8, 2012

The wrong way shows the correct way... sometimes - Tip #3

In many instances, trainers and elearning designers forget that people are reminded of the right way by seeing the wrong way. In this case, the wrong way can sometimes show what's right - at least for learning purposes.

Preview this example of a contradiction. A funny and yet effective way of showing the "wrong thing to make us see what's right, sometimes."

Click here to view "How My Dad Uses The iPad

In contradictions, our brain responds
Our brain keeps a built-in sanity check. It creates some sort of equilibrium between what is right and what is wrong. Most often, these senses are unconscious and come to us as gut feel. Experts say "we should trust our gut feel." This truth is based on that sanity check in our mind.

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