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Neuroscience and neuroplasticity

Neuroscience and neuroplasticity. Surely these are the buzz words of the moment.  I seem to be seeing articles in the paper or online about the brain’s ability to change, no matter your age or circumstance.   1,000 more words


Remixing schooling

If you’ve been watching the series Redesign My Brain with Todd Sampson, you’ll be familiar with the work of neuroscientist Dr Michael Merzenich.  Dr Merzenich is a world authority on brain plasticity – the idea that the brain can continually re-wire itself.   349 more words

Contemporary Schooling

'Pies redesign their brain to avert pain in the rain

As published by The Footy Almanac, 1 June 2015

So there was Redesign my Brain smarty pants Todd Sampson standing atop a 120m high rock tower having climbed it blindfolded.   673 more words

Pigskin Ponderings

Building a Buff Brain

Miller’s law.

It’s the reason you need a grocery list.

George Armitage Miller’s famous theory states that unassisted, the average person can store seven to nine items in their short-term memory.  462 more words


Open Space Melbourne: for the love of design, advertising and science

This is a sponsored post from our friends at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

What do you get when you put three experts in their field together in Melbourne talking about innovation through design, advertising and science to 2000 people? 635 more words


Another mastery!

This was the scene when Simon mastered two-handed clocks last week – the screen lights up with well done, congratulations etc in many different colours! Our thanks to Col who was clever enough to whip out his mobile and capture the moment! 504 more words

Redesign my Brain

Todd Sampson takes us on a three part journey, courtesy of the ABC, in the quest to redesign his brain. In this fascinating series, he proves to us that through simple neuroplasticity training exercises, we all have the capacity to redesign our brains. 25 more words

Bits For Your Brain