FAQs about NAP™

FAQs about NAP™
As accurate as you are honest in your responses!
The NAP™ is accurate if you:
  • Are brutally honest in your responses
  • Followed instructions to complete the questionnaire correctly by responding to your preferences and not how competent you are. The NAP™ is an indication of the full range of your mental preferences that impact thinking, learning and processing information, but not your competence. The NAP™ is a preference questionnaire, not a competencies assessment.
It is a new construct that fills performance gaps.

The NAP™ fills performance gaps in agility constructs that do not sufficiently address the brain-mind elements that impact how uniquely people learn, how they are talented, and why some learn faster, easier and are more flexible than others, shedding light on issues such as learning problems, potential neurological processing hindrances and risk for error.

Holistic neuroscience framework for performance optimization.

Neuro Agility offers a holistic framework for performance optimization from a brain-mind perspective, which has not been offered before. It takes into consideration the interplay between the drivers that optimize brain performance and elements of cognitive flexibility. This framework brings about new insights and implications for people in education, learning and development, talent development, and health and safety industries.

An interdisciplinary approach to mechanisms influencing brain function is followed.

NAP™ integrates the understanding of the mechanisms that influence brain function from other scientific disciplines like education and psychology, which offers new insights, implications, and solutions to performance improvement professionals like teachers, lecturers, coaches, sports coaches, psychologists, counselors, and people development professionals

A holistic approach to drivers that optimize brain performance and brain health.

The holistic approach to drivers that increase the ease and speed with which people learn and think in the NAP™, offers fresh insights on elements that increase people’s overall brain fitness. This has novel implications for professionals responsible for mental performance optimization and/or brain health of others.

Neuro-design is a new construct for brain-mind elements that impact cognitive flexibility.

The neurological design framework forms part of the holistic construct of Neuro Agility. It is referred to as Neuro Design. The Neuro Design Framework consists of various cognitive elements that impact people’s mental flexibility. It is the most comprehensive, multi-dimensional framework yet, and has not been offered in such a holistic manner.

Brain agility has not been measured in professional formal assessments for adults.

Brain agility is about how well the hemispheres of the brain communicate across the corpus callosum and process information simultaneously. This has not been measured sufficiently in professional formal assessment for adults before, which offers new insights and solutions for people doing educational, psychometric, physical, and sports performance assessments and optimization.

New insights for understanding and minimizing an individual’s risk for error.

NAP™ indicates how the interplay between stress, fatigue, and people’s unique information processing style influence their potential risk for human error and mistakes. Reducing risk for human error is essential in any situation where people do dangerous jobs, operate dangerous machinery, or have to make accurate split-second decisions during stress, to minimize or prevent the occurrence of mistakes, accidents and most importantly save lives. This is crucial to industries like the military, manufacturing, mining, and competitive sport where 0 error is required.

Yes. Yours!

One of the most appreciated aspects of the NAP™ is that it illustrates how you are OK, whatever your profile. All people are OK, but in different ways. The NAP™ is an instrument that helps you to understand your Neuro Design, and how you can improve your performance. You can then develop strategies and skills to learn competencies in the areas you are naturally talented in, to increase your competence, moving from OK to good, from good to great and from great to excellent. By following this journey, you become an even better version of yourself.

Yes, if there is a reason for change

The purpose of being neuro agile is to change from functioning mostly in your preferred default mode, to being able to execute any learning and thinking function required of you in a new, first-time changing situation. The main purpose of your brain is to help you survive and adapt to any change you may encounter. Change can take place if there is a reason for it. It takes place over a period of time, if you have the desire and willingness to change, or with a change in your life’s circumstances, or as a result of a significant emotional event. However, if nothing has happened to you and you continue to do the same things in the same way, your profile will remain the same.

Any person with a brain 😊
  • We render NAP™ assessments services to all people starting from the age of 6 years
  • Parents
  • Couples
  • Children
  • Students
  • Teachers and lecturers
  • Coaches
  • Employees
  • Leaders
  • Team members
People development professionals like:
  • Teachers and lecturers
  • Coaches
  • Business consultants
  • Sports coaches
  • Psychologists, therapists and counselors
  • L&D and HR professionals
  • Talent Selection and Development professionals
  • Health and Safety professionals
  • Leaders and team leaders
You can’t improve what you can’t measure!
The NAP™ assessment will help you to:
  • Improve your brain fitness
  • Accurately understand your unique Neuro Design (potential)
  • Optimize your brain performance
  • Increase mental flexibility
  • Understand how you are talented
  • Make informed subject, career and job choices
  • Identify and minimize your risk for human error
  • Understand yourself, team, family and others
  • Manage yourself and others more effectively
  • Understand team roles and contributions clearer
  • Understand your unique communication style
  • Strengthen your self-esteem
  • Improve your brain health
  • Improve your overall brain fitness
  • A 32-page personal report with suggestions to develop yourself further
  • 1-hour F2F debriefing
  • A 90-minute automated debriefing
  • Post-evaluation NAP™ 6-12 months later
  • All the benefits of an agile brain and mind if you implement suggested actions!
People development professionals like:
  • Coaches
  • Business consultants
  • Psychologists
  • Therapists
  • Counsellors
Business departments like:
  • Recruitment & Talent Selection
  • Talent Development
  • L & D – leadership and emotional intelligence development
  • Performance improvement
  • Employee wellness
  • Health and Safety – fatigue management
  • Workplace happiness
  • Workplace engagement
  • Schools (students, teachers, parents)
  • Colleges and universities (students and lecturers)
  • Coaches and athletes
  • Individuals, parents, families and children
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