Category Archives: Neuroeducation

Do you know your Neuromyths?

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Directorate for Education provides a key platform for neuroscience and education. One of their services includes a list of Neuromyths often association with “brain-based” education.

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Kandel addresses educators concerning Memory and Academic Learning

Featured speaker Eric R. Kandel, a Nobel Laureate and vice-chairman of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives (DABI), explicated the connection: “Learning is how we acquire information, and memory is how we store that information. Education is about enhancing learning, … Continue reading

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Podcast explores Arts and Neuroscience

Marc Steiner Podcast interview with Dr.  Charles Limb and Dr. Mariale Hardiman, John Hopkins University faculty and advocates in the field of neuro-education. The interview addresses the relationship between neuroscience and the arts and its importance for education. See also … Continue reading

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Post-Star story: Empathy can be the difference between bully, nice kid

New York Post-Star online story recounting the work of Mary Gordon’s organization, Roots of Empathy, and its relationship to research in mirror-neurons. The article includes the following statement: “The goal is to prevent children from becoming bullies and turn them … Continue reading

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Roots of Empathy founder Mary Gordon to present at Annual Meeting

Canadian Mary Gordon, an internationally recognized educator, social entrepreneur, author, child advocate, and founder of the the innovative program Roots of Empathy will provide one of the plenary addresses at the annual meeting in Toronto. Gordon’s organization and its companion … Continue reading

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Michael Gazzaniga on the Arts and the Brain (Dana Foundation)

What is the connection between the Arts and the Brain? In this short video presentation Michael Gazzaniga (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara) discusses insights from the Dana Foundation Learning, Arts, and the Brain Consortium.

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Why Mind, Brain, and Education Science is the “New” Brain-Based Education

An article in the Johns Hopkins University School of Education’s New Horizons for Learning includes an excerpt from a new book by Dr. Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, Ph.D. Director of IDEA (Instituto de Enseñanza y Aprendizaje or Teaching and Learning Institute), and … Continue reading

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