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* Brain-friendly teaching #1

This is my first post on brain-friendly research for educators.  I will share from my favorite authors on this topic, along with my own teaching vignettes, both successful and otherwise.   527 more words

Brain Matters

The "10% brain" Myth

Let me state this very clearly:

There is no scientific evidence to suggest that we use only 10% of our brains.

It is quite remarkable that a handful of ideas from the field of neuroscience spread like wildfire through the popular media, thereby becoming part of our culture and worldview, while other ideas remain neglected, known only to a small group of experts. 752 more words