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A grouping of articles and videos about the brain and growth mindset
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The enigma of the teen brain - news - TES

The enigma of the teen brain - news - TES | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
Modern technology has revolutionised our understanding of how the adolescent mind develops. The findings are fascinating and could have a profound impact on education, write the University College London team of neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne...
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Managing stress the impact of stress on the brain - YouTube

We tend to think of stress as all bad, but is it? This is an animated video about how stress can be both good and bad. Knowing how stress actually happens an...
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Why Do We Get Nervous? - YouTube

What causes those butterflies in your stomach? DAILY EPISODES, answering your burning questions. Watch 5 episodes before anybody else: http://bit.ly/1n5llRo ...
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A vid to explain what happen when we get nervous and recommendations , like mental imagery to help us feel to stop stressing! FAST talker. ..

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The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain

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Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups? Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the prefrontal cortex in adolescents to that of adults, to show us how typically “teenage” behavior is caused by the growing and developing brain.
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How Youth Learn: Ned's GR8 8

How Youth Learn: Ned's GR8 8 | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
If you're a teenage speaker brought in to address a crowd of teachers on the subject of how you and your peers learn best . . . what are you going to say? “I—have no clue,” Ned Cephalus nervously demurs, his voice cracking with shyness as he disclaims his “exper-tosity” from behind the podium in this whiteboard animation from WKCD. “I'm just a very average teenage brain.” Yet in his funny and fast-paced 6-minute “NED talk,” this hand-drawn adolescent brain knocks out eight powerful conditions of learning.
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Neuroplasticity: Learning Physically Changes the Brain

Neuroplasticity: Learning Physically Changes the Brain | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
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"There are a few broad principles that we can state come out of neuroscience," says Kurt Fischer, education professor and director of the Mind, Brain, and Education Prog
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Ode to the Brain! by Symphony of Science - YouTube

mp3: http://symphonyofscience.com "Ode to the Brain" is the ninth episode in the Symphony of Science music video series. Through the powerful words of scient...
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This is your teen's brain on soda

This is your teen's brain on soda | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
A new study suggests too much sugar and fuzzy memories go hand-in-hand, especially for young adults.
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Emotions: Limbic System - YouTube

Learn about the key structures of the limbic structure and how they play a role in experiencing emotion. By Jeffrey Walsh More free lessons at: http://www.kh...
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A good video (and great resource) for teachers, but a bit slow for young kids. American voice. Read to understand more technical aspects. 

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Jo Boaler How to Learn Math Session 3 2 Mistakes and Brain Growth - YouTube

Discussion of how mistakes lead to brain growth when learning math. Excerpt from Jo Boaler of Stanford's course on how to learn math.
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Neural Pathways clip from What the bleep Do We Know YouTube - YouTube

This clip explains how repetitive thought sets up a neuro pathway. The only way to change this is to interupt the thought, change it and repeat it until a ne...
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Brain Rules Schools: what school would look like if we listened to research - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark -

Here's a quick glimpse of a brain-based middle school day based on Brain Rules, the best selling book by molecular biologist John Medina. In a spirited romp through neuroscience, evolutionary genetics, and psychology, Medina lays out “12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School.”
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Science Shows Making Lessons Relevant Really Matters

Science Shows Making Lessons Relevant Really Matters | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
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Good news for good teachers: It turns out, the old drill-and-kill method is not only boring, but -- neurologically speaking -- pretty useless. Relevant, meaningful activ
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Self-Regulation - Tools of the Mind

Self-Regulation - Tools of the Mind | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
Self-regulation is a critical competency that underlies the mindful, intentional, and thoughtful behaviors of younger and older children alike. The term self-regulation (sometimes also called executive function) refers to the capacity to control one’s impulses, both to stop doing something, if needed and to start doing something, if needed.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Learning and the Brain

Five-Minute Film Festival: Learning and the Brain | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
Is there anything as mysterious and intriguing as the human brain? It's at the center of everything we do and everything we've created, and yet we're just beginning to understand how it works. Brain A
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A great collection of vids about the brain

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