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Neuroscience and education: The New Dialogue

London Festival of Education
Blue Room – Institute of Education
Saturday 28th February 2015

Panel: Michal Thomas, Richard Newton Chance with Jeremy Dudman-Jones as Chair. 526 more words


More Educational Mythbusting

“We have had all kinds of rubbish thrown at us over the last 10 to 20 years,” he says. “We’ve been told that kids only learn properly in groups. 351 more words


Movement is our brain's defining property

Movement in all of its wondrous manifestations is our brain’s defining property. Adults should thus similarly draw parallels between a child’s movement activities and the cognitive processes that regulate them. 67 more words

Early Years Education

Teensleep: The Neuroscience of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Adolescent Learning

By Dr. Christopher-James Harvey

At its simplest, sleep is driven by two broad systems working symbiotically: sleep/wake homeostasis and biological circadian rhythms. Sleep/wake homeostasis tells us that the need for sleep is accumulating as we progress throughout the day, and helps us to maintain sleep throughout the night to make sure that the ‘sleep debt’ we have built up throughout the day is repaid. 988 more words


Education and Neuroscience

With new findings from neuroscience catching the headlines every day, surely we can tap into these results to improve our education system? The Education and Neuroscience Initiative… 841 more words


* 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