Monthly Archives: March 2011

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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Neuroscience of Religious Experience Story

Read Randall Stephens’ online article in Science and Religion Today with Patrick MacNamara who has worked on “developing an evolutionary approach to problems of brain and behavior and currently is studying the evolution of the frontal lobes, the evolution of … Continue reading

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