Our joint project with Westat and the AAA Foundation is complete, and the report can be found on the site of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.Read the Report Online
PALMs Research and Technology Featured in British Journal of Anaesthesia Editorial
An editorial in The British Journal of Anaesthesia has featured the use of PALMs in training anesthesiology residents, concluding that this approach has "the potential to revolutionise our traditional approaches to learning in anaesthesia."Read the Full Article
US Patent and Trademark Office Issues Patent in Adaptive Perceptual Learning
Invented by Insight founder Phil Kellman, the patent, entitled System and Method for Adaptive Perceptual Learning, covers novel features of perceptual learning technology and combinations of adaptive and perceptual learning. Insight will have exclusive rights to use and license the systems covered by this new patent.
Insight Awarded Option Year in US Dept. of Defense Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative
After a successful two-year project to create authoring tools for the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL), Insight Learning Technology, Inc. has been awarded an option year contract to continue development of the system and enhance integration with the Pervasive Learning System (PERL) being developed under ADL by the Stanford Research Institute.
Insight and Westat Commissioned by AAA Foundation
Insight Learning Technology teams up with Westat to develop training solutions for novice drivers in a new Traffic Safety Project, Accelerated Driving Expertise through Perceptual and Adaptive Learning. Funded by the AAA Foundation, the goal of this project is to apply perceptual and adaptive learning technologies to the problem of acquisition of expertise by young drivers.
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. Featured in New York Times Article
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. was featured in a New York Times article entitled Learning to See Data.
Learning to See DataBy Benedict Carey
Perceptual learning is active. Our eyes (or other senses) are searching for the right clues.... In a recent experiment... half the students practiced on a computer module that showed short videos from real surgeries and had to decide quickly which stage of the surgery was pictured... On a final exam testing their knowledge of the procedure, the perceptual-learning group trounced their equally experienced peers, scoring four times higher. Their instincts were much sharper.Read the Full Article
Insight Joins DOD Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. has been commissioned for a multi-year project to create authoring tools for the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL).
Insight's Technologies to Be Used in ONR Surgical Simulation Project
Insight's basic research partner, the UCLA Human Perception Laboratory, has been awarded collaborative funding with the UCLA Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology (CASIT) from the US Office of Naval Research. The project goal is to apply perceptual and adaptive learning technologies to simulations in surgical training. The project is a milestone on a path toward reducing reliance on live animals in surgical training.
Insight has a strong interest in partnering with simulation developers in medical and other training domains.Visit CASIT
Insight Learning Products Featured in eSchool News
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. was featured in an eSchool News article which highlights Insight's new product offerings: Algebra Insight, MultiRep Insight and Core Math Insight.
New Math Software Targets "Perceptual Learning"By Raishay Lin
Insight Learning Technology, a startup company formed by a pair of academics, has created online math education modules that tap into not only adaptive learning, which uses computer interactivity to individualize students’ lessons, but also the lesser-known field of perceptual learning, which focuses on patterns and relationships.Read the Full Article
Insight Learning Products Featured in New Scientist Article
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. was featured in a New Scientist article which focuses on the application of perceptual learning technologies in real-world school settings.
Learning without remembering: Brain lab goes to schoolBy Peter Aldhous
Judging from the views of his students, the approach has made a promising start. "It's like learning how to extract what is key," says 18-year-old Wynn Haimer. "You're able to see patterns, and see that all of these problems are one and the same."Read the Full Article
Insight Featured on IES Homepage
Due to recent publicity from the New York Times and CBS News, a brief article about Insight Learning Technology also appeared on the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) homepage. We are proud that our research is being sponsored by the IES's SBIR program.Read Article
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. Blogged by Huffington Post - Perceptual Learning Featured
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. products were featured in an article on the Huffington Post website. Other news sources are cited.
"Perceptual Learning" Teaching Method Used At New Roads School In Santa Monica
Cognitive scientists are saying the new method hones students' intuition, helping their brains pick up on subtle shortcuts by identifying patterns within the questions asked.Read the Full Article
Insight Learning Products Featured on CBS News - the Early Show
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. products were featured in a CBS News - The Early Show segment on perceptual learning. Students are observed using various learning modules in a classroom setting and give their opinions regarding their learning experience.
Perceptual learning taps into student's gut instinctBy Terry McCarthy
A revolutionary new method of teaching called "perceptual learning" that focuses on problems and doesn't penalize students for wrong answers is taking hold at a school in Los Angeles. CBS News correspondent Terry McCarthy reports.Watch the full Video on CBS Site
Insight Learning Products Featured in New York Times Article
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. was featured in a New York Times article entitled Brain Calisthenics for Abstract Ideas, which delves into the concepts behind perceptual learning and the process of developing learning products based on years of research.
Brain Calisthenics for Abstract IdeasBy Benedit Carey
Now, a small group of cognitive scientists is arguing that schools and students could take far more advantage of this same bottom-up ability, called perceptual learning. The brain is a pattern-recognition machine, after all, and when focused properly, it can quickly deepen a person’s grasp of a principle, new studies suggest.Read the Full Article
Insight Funded by the IES's SBIR Program
Insight Learning Technology received a Fast-Track SBIR award by the Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to be used over the span of two-and-a-half years.Read Article
US Patent Office Issues Patent No. 7052277
Insight Learning Technology, Inc. is pleased to announce the issuance of US Patent No. 7052277: System and Method for Adaptive Learning, which will grant Insight Learning Technology, Inc. exclusive rights to develop learning technology that will improve efficiency and adapt to individual learners.View Details