Monthly Archives: May 2011

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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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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Mary Gordon to speak at TEDXGoldenGateED June 11

Roots of Empathy founder and REA Conference speaker Mary Gordon will present June 11 in San Francisco at the TEDxGoldenGateED. The conference is organized around the theme Compassion and Education and includes a diverse field of speakers about what science … Continue reading

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