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Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Why the modern world is bad for your brain | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Multitasking is an essential skill in the era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter. But, argues neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin, it’s actually making us less efficient
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Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences

Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
You wouldn't eat one food all the time, so why do you spend all of your workday in front of a screen?
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Graeme Reid's curator insight, August 6, 2014 10:48 PM

Encapsulated in the phrase - ''Variety is the spice of life".

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, August 7, 2014 12:15 AM

Good ideas - cognitive diversity to keep  our brain in shape

54321ignition's curator insight, August 7, 2014 7:39 AM

Yes, I'd recommend parachuting to everyone afraid of heights! It cured mine.

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The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction

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Stories stimulate the brain. Metaphors like “He had leathery hands” rouse the sensory cortex.
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Anne-Maree Johnson's curator insight, April 7, 2014 5:21 PM

Who said that reading was secondary to personal experience? Neuroscience suggests otherwise!!!!

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Bringing Together Learning Science and Technology to Envision “Education 3.0”

Bringing Together Learning Science and Technology to Envision “Education 3.0” | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Sharing Reflections and Fun Takeaways from Dr. Jeff Borden's Inspiring Keynote Presentation at NERCOMP 2014. Have you ever stumbled across an insight into how
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What Kids Should Know About Their Own Brains

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Getty Neuroscience may seem like an advanced subject of study, perhaps best reserved for college or even graduate school. Two researchers from Temple
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Laura Graceffa's curator insight, October 14, 2013 11:06 AM

Anne Murphy Paul.  Yeah!

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Human behaviour: is it all in the brain – or the mind?

Human behaviour: is it all in the brain – or the mind? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Neuroimaging is seen as the key to understanding everything we do, but, in their controversial new book, Sally Satel and Scott O Lilienfeld say this approach is misguided
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Can Tweeting Affect Our Biology?

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As we Tweet, post, like, share, and pin, are our brains registering our digital frenzy and shapeshifting accordingly? Preliminary research suggests yes. (Can Tweeting Affect Our Biology?
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The Scientific Method Of The Mind: What Sherlock Holmes can teach us about decision making

Maria Konnikova reveals how Sherlock Holmes can teach us to optimise not only our own everyday existence, but our broader contributions to society and the li...
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The importance of concentration and working on mindful tasking rather than multitasking.

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Brains of rats connected allowing them to share information via internet

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Rats thousands of miles apart collaborate on simple tasks via the internet using 'brain-to-brain interfaces' (Connectivism's logical next step? The rat-borg are coming! - Brains of rats connected allowing them to share...
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VS Ramachandran: The neurons that shaped civilization

http://www.ted.com Neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran outlines the fascinating functions of mirror neurons. Only recently discovered, these neurons allow ...
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Eide Neurolearning Blog: Fact Retrieval vs. Problem Solving in the Brain

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Researchers from Stanford have found that school children retrieving math facts to solve arithmetic problems show different brain fMRI patterns when retrieving math facts, than when solving problems.

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Neuroscience & the Classroom - Harvards-Smithsonian

Neuroscience & the Classroom - Harvards-Smithsonian | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Insights drawn from neuroscience not only provide educators with a scientific basis for understanding some of the best practices in teaching, but also offer a new lens through which to look at the problems teachers grapple with every day.

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Glad you liked this post. Should be lots more of these types of courses appearing this year.
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Your Brain on Facebook

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While Facebook's rise took many by surprise, its success was little surprise to the hundreds of researchers who study social interactions in neuroscience labs across the country.
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A Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious | WIRED

A Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious | WIRED | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
It's a question that's perplexed philosophers for centuries and scientists for decades: Where does consciousness come from? Neuroscientist Christof Koch, chief scientific officer at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, thinks he has an answer.
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People with more education may recover better from brain injury

People with more education may recover better from brain injury | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Active learning may improve cognitive reserve, which helps reverse neurological damage
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Toward a Theory of Self-Organized Criticality in the Brain

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Support is growing for a decades-old physics idea suggesting that localized episodes of disordered brain activity help keep the overall system in healthy balance.
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The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know
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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, November 8, 2013 10:25 PM

This article is part of a larger, on-going effort to help connect teachers and other learning professionals with the neuroscience of learning.

Moses B. Tambason's curator insight, November 9, 2013 2:40 PM

More people are running to charity tube to post free videos and watch free videos than posting on you tube. Try posting at charity tube and you will never leave. http://www.africatube.net/ More visitors and more video views. Don't take our word for it, try it. Post one same video on youtube and put it on  http://www.africatube.net/ and return ater five hours and compare the viewers rate and decide for yourself. Create your very own group or forum and control who watch it and invite everyone to watch the video. Above all, post video in English or in any language and viewers can watch video description in their own language. Try it and let us know your experience. Above all it is absolutely free like youtube

Vincent Munch's curator insight, November 25, 2013 12:51 PM

Something we should all read

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Educational Leadership:Engaging the Whole Child:The Neuroscience of Joyful Education

Educational Leadership:Engaging the Whole Child:The Neuroscience of Joyful Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Daniel Stern's curator insight, July 29, 2013 4:23 PM

What a world it would be if this could be put into practice.

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Book review: Holy Sh*t by Melissa Mohr - BostonGlobe.com

Book review: Holy Sh*t by Melissa Mohr - BostonGlobe.com | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Somerville-resident Melissa Mohr has written an eye-opening, academic study of swearing from the time of the ancient Romans to today, a subcultural journey that includes Chaucer’s England, the Old Testament Middle East, and the countercultural...
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The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages
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Deanya Lattimore Schempp's curator insight, May 14, 2013 8:32 AM

Reading literature in digital environments.  

 

But for the record, consult also the journal, _Computers and Composition_, at http://computersandcomposition.candcblog.org/default.html , which has been publishing research into the effects of computers on reading and writing since 1983.

Wendi Pillars's curator insight, May 14, 2013 10:28 AM

Regardless, reading is still a very good thing :)

Meagan Louise's curator insight, May 14, 2013 7:30 PM

I like and dislike the e-readers. The idea is fantastic but I think Im going to hold of using them as I just love the smell of paper books.

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Scientists link rat brains together over the internet to transfer sensory information

Scientists link rat brains together over the internet to transfer sensory information | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Scientists have pulled off a real world, rodent-scale version of Vulcan "mind meld" from Star Trek, linking the brains of pairs of rats together over the internet to allow them to share sensory...
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Making music together connects brains

Making music together connects brains | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Anyone who has ever played in an orchestra will be familiar with the phenomenon: the impulse for one’s own actions does not seem to come from one’s own mind alone, but rather seems to be controlled by the coordinated activity of the group.
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The Irreversible Ways Educational Psychology and Technology Changed the Brain | Brain World

The Irreversible Ways Educational Psychology and Technology Changed the Brain | Brain World | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Children today are saturated in technology—from digital learning games to more advanced interactions like social networking and text messaging. The Internet has changed much about how young people today connect and receive information.

 

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Scanning the Whole Organization

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Prof Paul Brown continues to explore the links between organizations and neuroscience. Here how the understanding of the networked brain can be used to improve organizational networks.

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Local View: Should we sacrifice our brains to the Internet? - Duluth News Tribune

Local View: Should we sacrifice our brains to the Internet? - Duluth News Tribune | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Facebook recently celebrated its 900 millionth member. Now one in every eight human beings is virtually connected to an average of 245 “friends” through Facebook.
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