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Educational neuroscience in the media

Written by Annie Brookman, a PhD student at the Centre for Educational Neuroscience

On Monday 25 April 2016, researchers interested in educational neuroscience were invited to an ‘Introduction to the Media’ event hosted by the… 676 more words


Neuro-hit or neuro-myth?

By: Dr. Victoria Knowland

Edited by: Professor Michael Thomas

Teachers and parents have a great enthusiasm for the brain sciences and the light they can shed on learning in educational environments.  271 more words


What Can Neuroscience Teach Teachers about ‘Aha!’ Moments?

I love it when I can read about research and immediately see some direct implications of that research in my teaching practice.

For the results to be legit, researchers must surrender control of the outcome.   882 more words


Dear Friend with Dyslexia

An audio file of this post is available here.

Dear Friend with dyslexia,

I am not an expert on dyslexia – nothing of the sort – but I did recently attend a summer institute on the neuroscience of reading.  1,638 more words


The Neuroscience of Reading - Part 3

Theories on the Causes/Effects of Dyslexia

On the third day of the Learning and the Brain: Neuroscience of Reading summer institute, Dr. Gabrieli shared some other theories about presenting causes/effects (it’s very difficult to determine which is a cause and which is an effect) of dyslexia.  1,316 more words


The Neuroscience of Reading – Part 2

The second day of Learning and the Brain’s “Neuroscience of Reading” summer institute was a continuation of great learning.  The majority of the lecture time was spent examining what’s going on in the brain of regular readers and those with reading disorders, specifically dyslexia. 1,337 more words


The Neuroscience of Reading - Part 1

I currently have the privilege of attending a Learning and the Brain summer institute on the Neuroscience of Reading with Dr. John Gabrieli and Dr. Joanna Christodoulou on the MIT campus in Cambridge.  1,496 more words