TBF018 – Dual Code Theory. Eyes and Ears.

This episode we discuss the benefits and proper ways to include audio with your visual presentations (read ‘PowerPoint’).

Dual Code Theory was originally purposed by Alan Paivio, a former Mr.Canada, in 1971.  I won’t be able to do the science justice, but the theory basically states that humans create memories through two channels, visual and audio.  For a more comprehensive description of the science head over to this link at Stanford. This was a the quote I read during the podcast. Continue reading



I just recorded the second episode and I think it turned out alright.  I went out the the local Guitar Center and picked up some acoustic foam.  I created a small box that my microphone goes into, which is a whole lot more affordable than covering a whole room with the stuff.  I think it makes a difference in the audio quality but there is always room for improvement.

Here’s where the idea came from: http://youtu.be/CV5Rl-IK-eo  Thanks Jake Ludington for the DIY!

Learning all the time!