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Cover image for lecture: A Manager's Brain: Multitasking and Feedback

Lecture Overview

Multitasking has been a buzz word for many years. However, what does it mean and can your brain actually focus on two things at the same time? This vibrant session will look at brain function and how it impacts your day-to-day activities.


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Jared Cooney Horvath

Jared Cooney Horvath (PhD, MEd) is an expert in the field of educational neuroscience, with a focus on translating neuroscientific principles to enhance teaching and learning practices within the classroom. Jared has conducted research and lectured at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, the University of Melbourne, and over 30 schools around Australia. Jared has published three books, over 30 research articles, and his work has been featured in numerous popular publications, including The Economist, WIRED, The New Yorker, New Scientist, and ABC’s Catalyst. Jared is a lecturer at the University of Melbourne, researcher at St. Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne, and currently serves as director of the Science of Learning Group: a team dedicated to bringing the latest in brain and behavioural researcher to teachers, students, and parents alike ( See Educator Profile


24 Total Rating(s)
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Michael Lindsay
26 May 2019


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Joanne Coopes
25 May 2019

I always enjoy this speakers lectures as he is very engaging. The topic is also fascinating

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Lynne Shanahan
11 Apr 2019

Engaging - a must for anyone supervising people

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Ally Carlsen
31 Mar 2019

Very interesting speaker. I would like to see more of his presentations

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mary susan delos reyes
25 Mar 2019

very informative and will assist nurses in their decision making process

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Jennifer Ireland
08 Feb 2019

I would recommend this lecture. The educator was very engaging and easy to watch. If you are looking at this it...

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Lynette Jean Tattersall
05 Jan 2019

Interesting topic and concepts explored

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Kate Catania
23 Dec 2018

Decent talk

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Dianne Honeybone
19 Jul 2018

Generally engaging but I felt there were gaps in the presentation. Needed to replay sections to understand what the link was. 23 minute mark was gold and will definitely use that. Would really like to hear more on the topic.

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Tracey Hynes
12 Jul 2018

Interesting content. I found the editing took away some of the context and some of the comments about parents by the lecturer were some what disconcerting, I think this was due to the editing.