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Now's the moment for mindfulness - Telegraph.co.uk

Now's the moment for mindfulness - Telegraph.co.uk | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Now's the moment for mindfulness Telegraph.co.uk “Advances in neuroscience and psychology in relation to depression over the past 15 years have coincided with the current economic situation, which has made the condition more...
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Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning
Explores the relationship between cognition and learning, insofar as engagement and the establishment of neural networks is concerned.
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Tales From Both Sides of the Brain - The UCSB Current

Tales From Both Sides of the Brain - The UCSB Current | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
What began as a scientific review of a half-century of brain studies became Michael Gazzaniga's memoir
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“What is a 14-day-old blastocyst? Is it a brain? No, the brain isn’t there yet. Are you really going to confer this status on a brainless group of cells? You realize neuroscience has to have a posture.” - See more at: 

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The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence - Wait But Why

The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence - Wait But Why | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
The topic everyone in the world should be talking about.
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Definitely worth the read. Frightening in its totality. 

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What Science Really Tells Us About Brain Training Games - Lifehacker Australia

What Science Really Tells Us About Brain Training Games - Lifehacker Australia | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Over the last decade, an ever-growing number of brain-training programs claiming to enhance learning, memory and general well-being have been develope...
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Now isn't that a whack to the head. 

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How neuroscience is offering hope for a more peaceful world - Washington Post

How neuroscience is offering hope for a more peaceful world - Washington Post | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists are partnering with experts in conflict resolution to develop peace-keeping strategies based on new research about how the brain works.
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This says it best: But simply teaching people that there is a neurological basis for prejudice has the potential to help them view the deep-seated roots of their conflicts more objectively, says Timothy Phillips, co-founder of the conflict resolution organization Beyond Conflict.

 

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Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness - Telegraph.co.uk

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness - Telegraph.co.uk | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them
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Solid evidence for rethinking how we timetable learning/

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Your Brain on Story: Why Narratives Win Our Hearts and Minds - Pacific Standard

Your Brain on Story: Why Narratives Win Our Hearts and Minds - Pacific Standard | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“Your Brain on Story: Why Narratives Win Our Hearts and Minds Pacific Standard The University of California-Los Angeles' social cognitive neuroscience lab director Matthew D.”
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The power of narrative
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Are you in the moment or multi-tasking? - Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

Are you in the moment or multi-tasking? - Beaver Dam Daily Citizen | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“Are you in the moment or multi-tasking? Beaver Dam Daily Citizen Adding to this, in her article “You'll Never Learn!”
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More evidence for the naysayers on the negative effects of multi-tasking
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BishopBlog: What is educational neuroscience?

BishopBlog: What is educational neuroscience? | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
I'm all in favour of cognitive neuroscience and basic research that discovers more about the neural underpinnings of typical and atypical development. By all means, let's do such studies, but let's do them because we want to ...
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highlights how we may need to focus on what is really applicable to educatIonal learning practices.

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Enriquez '16: Bad rich people - The Brown Daily Herald

Enriquez '16: Bad rich people - The Brown Daily Herald | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Enriquez '16: Bad rich people
The Brown Daily Herald
A common theme in cognitive neuroscience is that repeated exposure and practice are the basis of our conditioning to stimuli, and therefore our habits and reactions.
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How very true.

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Novel brain-scanning technique maps flow of visual information in brain with ... - News-Medical.net

Novel brain-scanning technique maps flow of visual information in brain with ... - News-Medical.net | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
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Novel brain-scanning technique maps flow of visual information in brain with ...
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Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach - The Verge

Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach - The Verge | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach
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Those who had consumed the probiotic drink showed significantly lower brain activity in the neural networks that help drive responses to sensory and emotional behavior.
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The cognitive benefits of play: Effects on the learning brain

The cognitive benefits of play: Effects on the learning brain | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
What are the cognitive benefits of play? Read what scientific studies reveal about play and the developing brain.
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I think this should be obvious by now ....

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Scientists mimic natural conditions in the lab to more accurately test stress - Penn State News

Scientists mimic natural conditions in the lab to more accurately test stress Penn State News Other researchers involved in this study include Sonia Cavigelli, a Huck Institutes co-funded faculty member of the neuroscience graduate program and the...
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Builds empirically on the posiitve and enduring role of nurture as described in epigenetic studies...

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Best and Worst of Neuroscience & Neurology – February 2015 - Brain Blogger (blog)

Best and Worst of Neuroscience & Neurology – February 2015 - Brain Blogger (blog) | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
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Best and Worst of Neuroscience & Neurology – February 2015
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The discovery that this is not correct challenged this major dogma of neuroscience.
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A Year in Research—Top 10 Trends of 2014 - Alzforum

A Year in Research—Top 10 Trends of 2014 - Alzforum | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Alzforum A Year in Research—Top 10 Trends of 2014 Alzforum Some diagnosed a body blow for the amyloid hypothesis; others spotted in the wreckage some encouraging signals that treatment in the mildest patients engaged biomarkers, improved cognition,...
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Which is better, one task at a time or multitasking?

Which is better, one task at a time or multitasking? | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Which is better, one task at a time or multitasking?
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Food for  thought. 

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Mediators call for change to science of Human Brain Project - Nature.com

Mediators call for change to science of Human Brain Project - Nature.com | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Contentious elimination of cognitive and systems neuroscience programmes should be reversed, report recommends.
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The more we know, the better we can integrate that information into our newest uses of technology to drive self-directed learning. 

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Researchers discover brain activity that may mark memory formation - Medical News Today

Researchers discover brain activity that may mark memory formation - Medical News Today | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“Researchers discover brain activity that may mark memory formation Medical News Today The research team, including senior author James Knierim of the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute at Johns Hopkins, recently published their findings in the...”
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How do memories begin? This looks promising...
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Pot physically changes your brain (but so do music lessons) - Higher Ground - Detroit Metro Times

Pot physically changes your brain (but so do music lessons) - Higher Ground - Detroit Metro Times | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
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Research Shows Strategic Thinking Strengthens Intellectual Capacity - Science 2.0

“Research Shows Strategic Thinking Strengthens Intellectual Capacity Science 2.0 ... journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.”
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I like the process and attendant results. Extensible to learning environments.
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Regular exercise improves brain health and stimulates creativity - MiamiHerald.com

Regular exercise improves brain health and stimulates creativity - MiamiHerald.com | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Regular exercise improves brain health and stimulates creativity MiamiHerald.com Exercising regularly is linked with creative thinking, brain health and cognition, according to a study published in December in Frontiers of Aging Neuroscience and...
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Start your engines!

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Can emotions triumph over facts in an argument? - Daily News & Analysis

Can emotions triumph over facts in an argument? - Daily News & Analysis | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Daily News & Analysis
Can emotions triumph over facts in an argument?
Daily News & Analysis
Its practise of Behaviour ArchitectureTM is built on the precepts of cognitive neuroscience, behavioural economics and design.
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Worth reflection, especially as such reflection relates to confirmation bias and  Affect Heuristic. 'At one level, Objective Fact is a myth. Facts change, depending on the source, time period, start period, whether looking at averages, or absolutes...'

 
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“One cup of joe and your brain is ready to go”? – Caffeine as memory enhancer - Practical Ethics (blog)

“One cup of joe and your brain is ready to go”? – Caffeine as memory enhancer - Practical Ethics (blog) | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Practical Ethics (blog)
“One cup of joe and your brain is ready to go”? – Caffeine as memory enhancer
Practical Ethics (blog)
Since then, thousands of other studies have been looking at if and in which ways caffeine improves cognitive performance.
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What will they say about this in 10 years.

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Artists 'better protected' against dementia, study finds - CBC.ca

Artists 'better protected' against dementia, study finds - CBC.ca | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
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Artists 'better protected' against dementia, study finds
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"We discovered that there is a disproportion between the degree that artists lose some of their memory function, their orientation and other day-to-day cognitive functions.
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On the importance of art in the brain narrative 

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NIH study finds chronic alcohol use shifts brain's control of behavior - National Institutes of Health (press release)

NIH study finds chronic alcohol use shifts brain's control of behavior National Institutes of Health (press release) These structural changes were associated with changes in synaptic plasticity, the brain's ability to change in response to...
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An FYI only ...not a FYNA, but extrapolations at a sociological level  certainly present themselves ....?

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