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Studying the Brain Can Help Us Understand Our Unscientific Beliefs

Studying the Brain Can Help Us Understand Our Unscientific Beliefs | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Last week, Gallup announced the results of their latest survey on Americans and evolution. The numbers were a stark blow to high-school science teachers everywhere: forty-six per cent of adults said they believed that “God created humans in their...
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A Very Sugary Diet Makes You Stupid

A Very Sugary Diet Makes You Stupid | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
As we near the final year exams for schools and universities, students should be wary of powering up on buckets of soda and pocketfuls of candy bars.
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Music: It's In Your Head, Changing Your Brain - KERO-TV 23

Music: It's In Your Head, Changing Your Brain - KERO-TV 23 | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Music: It's In Your Head, Changing Your BrainKERO-TV 23It's the part of the brain that tells us if things are valuable, or important or relevant to survival, said Robert Zatorre, professor of neurology and neurosurgery at Montreal Neurological...
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Role of neo-neurons in learning, memory revealed | KurzweilAI

Role of neo-neurons in learning, memory revealed | KurzweilAI | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Institut Pasteur and the CNRS have identified the role played by neo-neurons formed in the adult brain of mice.
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What Would a School Designed By Your Brain Look Like? | InService Blog

What Would a School Designed By Your Brain Look Like? | InService Blog | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Teacher, neurologist, and ASCD author Judy Willis describes a school that incorporates brain-based learning science into how it functions and is structured.
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Five Notes For All : The Beautiful Brain

Five Notes For All : The Beautiful Brain | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
RT @brainshow: Are We Wired for Music?New re:Cognition post on the biology of musical scales: http://tiny.cc/homvl...
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The Inclusive Class: 25 Easy Ways to Improve Executive Functioning Skills

The Inclusive Class: 25 Easy Ways to Improve Executive Functioning Skills | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
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The Threat of Questioning - What We Can Learn From Brain-Based Learning Research | Fortress Learning

The Threat of Questioning - What We Can Learn From Brain-Based Learning Research | Fortress Learning | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Teachers have been asking questions for centuries and for centuries there have been students who do all they can to avoid answering.
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A look inside digital humanity

A look inside digital humanity | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it

BBC Radio 4 has just started an excellent series called The Digital Human that looks at how we use technology and how it affects our relationship to the social world


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The Case for Chutes and Ladders

The Case for Chutes and Ladders | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Neuroscience shows kids build concepts of numbers one by one, through a mental number line. (Is brain-based learning a myth?
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Neuroscience & Cognitive Training

Neuroscience & Cognitive Training | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Knowledge Seekers. (Neuroscience & Cognitive Training is out!
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Eide Neurolearning Blog: Failure School: Metacognitive Reframing Boosts Working Memory

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Brain Mapping Shows Signs of Improvement in Children With Attention Deficit ... - Sacramento Bee

Brain Mapping Shows Signs of Improvement in Children With Attention Deficit ... - Sacramento Bee | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Brain Mapping Shows Signs of Improvement in Children With Attention Deficit ...Sacramento BeeNeuroscientists can take the guesswork out of brain diagnoses through more advanced testing. Dr.
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Why Daydreaming Isn’t a Waste of Time

Why Daydreaming Isn’t a Waste of Time | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it

Parents and teachers expend a lot of energy getting kids to pay attention, concentrate, and focus on the task in front of them. What adults don’t do, according to University of Southern California education professor Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, is teach children the value of the more diffuse mental activity that characterizes our inner lives: daydreaming, remembering, reflecting.


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Brain Training Ranks High in Treating Learning Problems

Culling from 30 years of successfully treating students with brain-based learning and movement problems caused by ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, central auditory processing issues and other brain disorders, Brain Potential Institute?
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Cerebral Cort

Brain-Based Learning and Teaching for the Adolescent and High School Teacher;http://t.co/FbDqs1pn...
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TheDartmouth.com: Study links consistent exercise and cognition

@Dartmouth study links #exercise and #cognition.
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WATCH: Is The Internet Changing Your Brain?

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Is the internet bad for our brains? Is it affecting our ability to remember things, form meaningful relationships, or make decisions?
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50 Creative Ways to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

50 Creative Ways to Prevent Summer Brain Drain | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
How we will learn (RT @flourishingkids: 50 Creative Ways to Prevent Summer Brain Drain http://t.co/6GC8DhEf #elemchat...)...
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Brain Foods Pictures Slideshow: What to Eat for Better Concentration

Brain Foods Pictures Slideshow: What to Eat for Better Concentration | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Can brain foods really help you concentrate, or boost memory? Increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain by adding these (Foods that will help you study!!
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Cognition, Learning, and Self-Tracking

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Quantified Self 2011, May 29 Nick Winter How can we learn faster while remembering more? How can we keep track of what we've learned?
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A Smart Collection of Games, Puzzles, Books, CD/DVD and more. - Marbles: The Brain Store

A Smart Collection of Games, Puzzles, Books, CD/DVD and more. - Marbles: The Brain Store | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
We’re a one-of-a-kind retail store with a smart collection of hand-picked, expert-tested, certifiably fun ways to a healthier brain for all ages.
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Mild Head Injuries Can Cause Significant Brain Abnormalities - PsychCentral.com

Mild Head Injuries Can Cause Significant Brain Abnormalities - PsychCentral.com | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
PsychCentral.comMild Head Injuries Can Cause Significant Brain AbnormalitiesPsychCentral.comBy Janice Wood Associate News Editor Even mild head injuries can cause significant abnormalities in brain function that last for several days, according to...
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Anxious brains have child-like circuits › News in Science (ABC Science)

Anxious brains have child-like circuits › News in Science (ABC Science) | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A study suggests anxiety in adults can result from specific parts of the amygdala remaining like those of a child.
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Science Weekly podcast: Jonah Lehrer on creativity and the brain

Science Weekly podcast: Jonah Lehrer on creativity and the brain | 21st Century Concepts- Educational Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The author of Imagine: How Creativity Works, Jonah Lehrer, discusses what neuroscience can tell us about this apparently intangible talent (guardianscience: Science Weekly podcast: Jonah Lehrer explores the neuroscience of creativity http://t.co/yXVxQPnG...
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