Author Archives: Blevins, Dean

More than Child’s Play

Scientific American article titled More than Child’s Play: Ability to Think Scientifically Declines as Kids Grow Up argues that young children think like researchers but lose the feel for the scientific method as they age.

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US Residents may opt for Buffalo Flights instead of Toronto

Conference attendees from the United States may choose to fly to Buffalo NY and drive into Canada for the Conference. US Domestic flights, coupled with a car rental m and gas, may prove a better financial than international flights to … Continue reading

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Teenage Brain topic of NPR and National Geographic

NPR addresses neuroscience in its recent program Understanding The Mysterious Teenage Brain developed in response to the upcoming National Geographic (Oct 2011) cover story by David Dobbs titled Beautiful Brains

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Brains R Us added to Conference Resource Page

Brains R Us describes a series of meetings/videos compiled on The Science Network (sponsored by UC San Diego, Vanderbilt University, The Salk Institute among others) which provides several presentations within the last ten years on brain and learning. TSN offers … Continue reading

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Conference Schedule and Registration Opens!

The full conference schedule is now available and registration is now open for REA 2011 Toronto.

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Mary Gordon featured in Greater Good Magazine

Mary Gordon details the background to Roots of Empathy in an article titled “Wisdom of Babies” in Greater Good magazine which also includes a video clip titled “Meet Baby Mei“

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NEUROSCIENCE AND THE CHANGING MEDIA STEREOTYPES OF MUSLIMS

David Tutt, in the blog Intersections, reports: Popular film and television has relied on stereotypical portrayals of Muslims and Arabs since its existence. There is, however, a quiet revolution afoot inside television and film, and the predictable box of the … Continue reading

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Roots of Empathy to receive 4 million in BC province

Metro local news story by David Proctor where British Columbia Premier Christy Clark announces Roots of Empathy programs will receive four million in next five years to help prevent bullying

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The Science Network Presents Braintrust: A public conversation about Morality and the Brain

This conversation was recorded at Havemeyer Hall, Columbia University March 30, 2011 and presented by NeuWrite, with generous support from The Dana Foundation, Society for Neuroscience, and Columbia University.

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The Science Network: Newark Workshop on Music, Brain and Education

On March 24, 2011, a group of scientists gathered to discuss music, the brain, and education at Rutgers University as a part of the NSF-supported Temporal Dynamics of Learning Centers. Part of TSN: The Science Network resources

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