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Lia DiBello is president and director of research at WTRI, Inc. She received her Ph.D. in cognitive psychology at CUNY Graduate School in New York, where she studied under the late Distinguished Professor Sylvia Scribner, a well known pioneer in the area of workplace cognitive and the author of many now classic works.
Since she started directing the research at WTRI, Dr. DiBello has been the recipient of 17 basic research funding awards from the National Science Foundation, NASA, and The Russell Sage Foundation. DiBello is best known for the development of a particular kind of activity-based “strategic rehearsal” approach that has been shown to greatly accelerate learning through cognitive reorganization.
Where to find Leah:
Learn more about NDM:
Where to find hosts Brian Moon and Laura Militello:
How Leah first became involved in NDM [1:50]
Leah’s methods for developing new methods [9:45]
Strategies for measuring the impact of a training to know if it’s working [18:45]
Leading a financial services firm to new a new profitable approach [32:15]
Capturing mental models prior to training [32:57]
Advantages of using virtual worlds to achieve NDM goals [36:08]
Career influences in and outside the NDM community [44:00]
One single question that could determine whether someone truly practices NDM [45:49]
Where Leah plans to take her research next [46:29]
Two truths and a lie [52:19]