Jesse Martin Higher Education Expert

Jesse is a world leader in the integration of the science of learning into formal teaching settings. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Lethbridge and Director at The Academy for the Scholarship of Learning. Huge advocate of the science of learning, he provides people with ideas about how they can use it in their classrooms. Jesse holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Wales, Bangor.

Thinking During COVID-19

Thinking During COVID-19 and Beyond

How is a stream of consciousness not thinking? We all know what a stream of consciousness feels like – it is the incessant babble that resonates in our head during almost all of our conscious lifetime. In fact, it is the defining characteristic of consciousness. If we are conscious, we have a stream of consciousness.


Deep and Surface Processing - Abstract Cognitive Enablers

Over the years we have heard of cognitive scientists talk about the distinction between deep and surface processing.


Science of Learning: Learning through Mistakes

If you have heard the phrase that “we learn from our mistakes” you may wonder why mistakes are unacceptable in schools. The very places that we go to learn.


Ubiquity of Information – Scarcity of Understanding

We live in a society where not only is information available to almost all of the developed world’s population, but that availability means that more and more people are gaining access to information at greater and greater rates.


The Future of Work

We live in uncertain times with facts, figures, rumors, and research all coming at us at a speed that belies our ability to take it in.