Category Archives: Neuroeducation

Neuroscience reflections continue on new Blog

For continuing resources and reflections on neuroscience by conference chair Dean G. Blevins see the blog Discipleship Commons for reflections and for resources

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Dean Blevins Power Point Presentation

Dean Blevins gave his conference address Friday Nov 4th. Attached is a copy of his conference address. Brain Matters Creativity Dr. Blevins address will be available through the association journal Religious Education

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Brain rhythms are key to learning

MIT news release indicate a new study from MIT neuroscientists finds that brain waves shift frequency as a new task becomes routine.

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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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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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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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Learning Brain gets Smaller?

Scientific American Jason Castro provides a new article titled The Learning Brain Gets Bigger–Then Smaller: New studies map the changing landscape of neurons as the brain masters a task

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Seattle Article profiles Mary Gordon and Roots of Empathy

Jerry Large’s article, “Baby, what a lesson! Kids learn a little empathy” provides background on Mary Gordon and her start of the Roots of Empathy movement

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Challenging the “teenage” brain

University of Nebraska education psychologist David Moshman challenges some of the mystique and myths around the notion of a “teenage” brain in his Huffington Post article.

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