Collaborating Generations

9 thoughts on “Collaborating Generations

  1. Researchers are showing consistently that engagement and collaboration are extremely important to supporting the human brain’s physical need for social belonging and inclusion (Alabri, 2022).

    Alabri, A. (2022). Fear of Missing Out (FOMO): The Effects of the Need to Belong, Perceived Centrality, and Fear of Social Exclusion. Human Behavior & Emerging Technologies,1-12.

  2. “Add diverse many to the playbook and the amount, speed, and effectiveness of change can go up dramatically,” (Kotter et al, 2021, p. 61.)

    Kotter, J., Akhtar, V. & Gupta, G. (2021). Change: How Organizations Achieve Hard-to-Imagine Results in Uncertain and Volatile Times. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 9781119815846

  3. Researchers have shown that rewarding social interaction positively impacts the physical health of the aging human brain (Ristau, 2011).

    Ristau, S. (2011). People Do Need People: Social Interaction Boosts Brain Health in Older Age. Generations, 35(2), 70-76.

  4. Brain researchers have found that the human brain physically experiences positive feelings of reward from positive social experiences (van der Veen, van der Molen, Sahibdin, & Franken, 2014)

    van der Veen, F. M., van der Molen, M. W., Sahibdin, P. P., & Franken, I. H. A. (2014). The heart-break of social rejection versus the brain wave of social acceptance. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, 9(9), 1346-1351.

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