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SkillsCast

Hacking Your Head : Managing Information Overload

13th June 2016 in London at CodeNode

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There are limits to our ability to learn and process information. Overload impacts productivity by causing psychological and physiological stress. I’ll relate findings from cognitive psychology that help us understand how, as developers, we might be overloading ourselves and what to do about it.

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Hacking Your Head : Managing Information Overload

Jo Hanna Pearce

Jo Hanna is a non-binary, senior developer from London, UK. They have an obsession with psychology and understanding how we learn which has lead to giving talks on managing information overload, writing beautiful code and affective design. This intersection of beauty and complexity has more recently lead to them exploring education through performance and poetry.

SkillsCast

There are limits to our ability to learn and process information. Overload impacts productivity by causing psychological and physiological stress. I’ll relate findings from cognitive psychology that help us understand how, as developers, we might be overloading ourselves and what to do about it.

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Thanks to our sponsors

About the Speaker

Hacking Your Head : Managing Information Overload

Jo Hanna Pearce

Jo Hanna is a non-binary, senior developer from London, UK. They have an obsession with psychology and understanding how we learn which has lead to giving talks on managing information overload, writing beautiful code and affective design. This intersection of beauty and complexity has more recently lead to them exploring education through performance and poetry.