Concept Map: Tracey Talk

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1. Mind Wandering

1.1. Not a waste of time

1.2. Seen as the "Default Mode"

1.3. Allows you to link things up in your brain

1.3.1. The more you know, the more you can know

2. Attention

2.1. One of the two big pillars of learning

2.2. Saliency from a perception perspective

2.3. Multi-modal

2.3.1. Monotone = Boring

3. Selective Attention

3.1. Bottleneck

3.1.1. People have a limited amount of attentional resources that they can use at one time

4. Attention Continuum

4.1. Bored to high alert to high stress

5. Attention Bias

5.1. Similar to adaptation, you will pay attention to what you enjoy or do most

5.1.1. For example my attention will go towards sports more than it does the opera

6. Risk and Protective Factors

6.1. Could be missing things going on in the world

7. Learning

7.1. Without both attention and memory, nobody is capable of learning

7.1.1. Attention + Memory = Learning Mind wandering is good for learning because it allows for people to make connections between multiple things

8. Adaptation

8.1. Brain adapts to what you do most

8.1.1. Needs to be open to spending energy to learn new things

9. Attention Blindness

9.1. When paying attention to one thing you may not notice specific things

9.1.1. Gorilla video: People are asked to look at how many passes the people made, but there was a gorilla that people do not notice because they are paying attention to the passes.

10. Brain

10.1. Heuristics: Mental shortcuts your brain uses

10.1.1. Brain uses 20% of calorie intake

10.2. No learning without memory

10.2.1. Memory is one of the two big pillars of learning Writing by hand creates better memory

10.3. Brain is very fragile

10.3.1. Most sensitive part of the body are your lips and fingertips