For the first time in its Learning and Talent development Survey, the CIPD has looked at how L&D professionals use learning analysis tools.

The results are illuminating, not for the types of tools that are currently used, such as Belbin, Myers Briggs and so on . . .

What is striking is the lack of awareness of emerging learning analysis tools. The CIPD asked respondents to rate their awareness of tools being developed from neuroscience, social psychology, economics, computing and the natural sciences. Here are the results:

The survey says of these results:

Many professionals are unaware of these developments and they are rarely incorporated into learning and development practice.

If you are at the conference today and want to find out more about what neuroscience tells about how we learn then see Dr Itel Dror speak at 15.45 today.