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neuroscience, teaching, psychology and education, Mind, Brain, and Education science)

neuroscience, teaching, psychology and education, Mind, Brain, and Education science) | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
If the combination of neuroscience, psychology and education (“Mind, Brain, and Education science) is the way we should approach teaching from now on, what exactly are the lessons we can apply to the classroom?

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#DémarchePortfolio #Apprenance : les grandes transformations des apprentissages sont déjà là.... 

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Neuroscientists identify a master controller of memory

Neuroscientists identify a master controller of memory | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
When you experience a new event, your brain encodes a memory of it by altering the connections between neurons. This requires turning on many genes in those neurons.
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Brain function declines from 45

Brain function declines from 45 | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
The brain's ability to function can start to deteriorate as early as 45, suggests a study in the British Medical Journal.
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» How Friends Ruin Memory: The Social Conformity Effect

» How Friends Ruin Memory: The Social Conformity Effect | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
The reason we're such consummate bullshitters is simple: we bullshit for each other. We're social animals, and our memory of the past is constantly being revised to fit social pressures.
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» The Psychology of Nakedness

» The Psychology of Nakedness | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
When we see a little bit of flesh on someone, it instantly changes how we perceive the person's mental faculties, a new study suggests. Frontal Cortex blogger Jonah Lehrer explains.
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Anesthesia May Leave Patients Conscious—and Finally Show Consciousness in the Brain | The Crux | Discover Magazine

Anesthesia May Leave Patients Conscious—and Finally Show Consciousness in the Brain | The Crux | Discover Magazine | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Health & Medicine | anesthesia | Vaughan Bell is a clinical and research psychologist based at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London and currently working in Colombia.
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Bat brains parse sounds for multitasking

Bat brains parse sounds for multitasking | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Imagine listening to music while carrying on a conversation with friends. This type of multi-tasking is fairly easy to do, right?
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2011 review: The year in health science - health - 25 December 2011 - New Scientist

2011 review: The year in health science - health - 25 December 2011 - New Scientist | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Our editors' pick of the most fascinating biomedical breakthroughs of the year...
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How do we learn to speak and read?

How do we learn to speak and read? | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Do you remember how you learned to speak? Most people do not recall learning how to talk, or know how it is that they can understand others.

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Your Backup Brain | Psychology Today

Your Backup Brain | Psychology Today | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
There's a "second brain" in your stomach, and it influences mood, what you eat, all kinds of disease, and decision-making. And you thought it was all in your head.

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The taste of immorality in the brain | Brain Blogger

The taste of immorality in the brain | Brain Blogger | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
A recent study attempts to pin down whether there is a consistent activity pattern in the brain in response to immoral stimuli.
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How the brain strings words into sentences

How the brain strings words into sentences | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Distinct neural pathways are important for different aspects of language processing, researchers have discovered, studying patients with language impairments caused by neurodegenerative diseases.
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Pigeons match primates in number sense

Pigeons match primates in number sense | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
A group of scientists find that pigeons are capable of learning a simple mathematical rule, then applying it in a much more abstract way.
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Cells can influence their own destiny, research finds

Cells can influence their own destiny, research finds | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
In a major shake-up of scientists' understanding of what determines the fate of cells, researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have shown that cells have some control over their own destiny.
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Alzheimer's damage occurs early

The first changes in the brain of a person with Alzheimer's disease can be observed as much as ten years in advance – ten years before the person in question has become so ill that he or she can be diagnosed with the disease.
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Brain electrodes fix depression long term : Nature News & Comment

Brain electrodes fix depression long term : Nature News & Comment | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Latest science news and analysis from the world's leading research journal...
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What Hand You Favor Shapes Your Moral Space: Scientific American

What Hand You Favor Shapes Your Moral Space: Scientific American | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Being right- or left-handed affects your psychology in many ways, recent research shows...
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La dyslexie : trois symptômes, une seule cause

La dyslexie : trois symptômes, une seule cause | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it

Une équipe française a mis en lumière une sensibilité réduite du cortex auditif gauche à certains sons dans les troubles de l'apprentissage...

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Localizing language in the brain - MIT News Office

Localizing language in the brain - MIT News Office | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
New study pinpoints areas of the brain used exclusively for language, providing a partial answer to a longstanding debate in cognitive science.
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Even unconsciously, sound helps us see

Even unconsciously, sound helps us see | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
“Imagine you are playing ping-pong with a friend. Your friend makes a serve. Information about where and when the ball hit the table is provided by both vision and hearing.
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New Evidence Of An Unrecognized Visual Process

New Evidence Of An Unrecognized Visual Process | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
We don't see only what meets the eye. The visual system constantly takes in ambiguous stimuli, weighs its options, and decides what it perceives. This normally happens effortlessly.

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A Drug That Wakes the Near Dead

A Drug That Wakes the Near Dead | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
A surprising drug has brought a kind of consciousness to patients once considered vegetative — and changed the debate over pulling the plug.

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