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Of Dogs and Kids

What can dogs teach us about teaching kids? Quite a lot, it turns out, if we are willing to listen to them.

The beauty of dogs is that they are totally honest, not burdened with “oughts” or “shoulds”. 515 more words


Seeing Other's Dreams: Brain Games Part II

Ever wish someone else could see what your were dreaming?  Now advances in imaging technology have brought that dream closer to reality.  Working in Kyoto, Japan, Professor Yukiyasu Kamitani used… 222 more words

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How Technology is Transforming My Students' Learning Experience.

A couple of years ago the Head of School where I work posed this question “If you had the opportunity, how would you use Technology in the Classroom?” My reaction was immediate, visceral and negative and something like “I don’t want any screens between me and my students!” I felt strongly that the classroom was a sacred space for human-to-human interaction and that technology posed a threat to this. 679 more words


9th talk- Neuron science

A short introduction to the structure, function and disease of nervous system

A brief history of neuronscience

2014 Nobel Price

Smells Ring Bells: How Smells Can Trigger Emotions and Memories

By: Amanda White, Research Technologist in the Department of Psychiatry

Autumn has arrived, bringing with it some of my favorite scents:  bonfire smoke, pumpkin spice (DON’T JUDGE!), and, most of all, crisp autumn air. 943 more words


We are what the chemical processes in our brains say we are

From E-Learning V

Increasingly, and coming from different angles, the science is showing by how much who we are is dictated by the chemistry going on in our heads. 277 more words


Curious George - Genius

(By Jason Reagan via @LiveScience)

LiveScience’s Tanya Lewis reports what we all suspected to be true: Curious George is a mental giant.

When participants in…

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