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TOP RESEARCHERS TO EXPLORE WAYS TO TRANSFORM EDUCATION BY CULTIVATING CREATIVITY AND CURIOSITY FOR LEARNING

MEDIA ADVISORY March 24, 2016 Contact: Kristin Dunay (781)-449-4010 x 104 kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com THE SCIENCE OF IMAGINATION: CULTIVATING CURIOSITY AND CREATIVITY IN OUR SCHOOLS WHAT: Researchers in cognitive neuroscience and psychology have shown that imaginative play, creativity and curiosity are essential



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TOP RESEARCHERS TO EXPLORE WAYS THAT MINDSETS AFFECT ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

MEDIA ADVISORY January 25, 2016 Contact: Kristin Dunay (781)-449-4010 x 104 kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com SHAPING STUDENT MINDSETS: PROMOTING ACADEMIC ATTITUDES, PERSISTENCE AND PERFORMANCE WHAT: Researchers have shown that changing student mindsets (beliefs and attitudes about themselves, their feelings about school and their



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Learning & the Brain® Presented the “2015 Transforming Education Through Neuroscience Award” at Its Educational Conference in Boston on Sunday

Learning & the Brain presented Dr. Fumiko Hoeft from the University of California, San Francisco with the “2015 Transforming Education Through Neuroscience Award” for her contributions to bridging the gap between brain research and classroom practice during the Learning &



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TOP RESEARCHERS TO EXPLORE WAYS THAT SCIENCE SHEDS LIGHT ON CHARACTER SKILLS

MEDIA ADVISORY October 26, 2015 Contact: Kristin Dunay (781)-449-4010 x 104 kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com THE SCIENCE OF CHARACTER: USING BRAIN SCIENCE TO RAISE STUDENT SELF-REGULATION, RESILIENCE AND RESPECT WHAT: Researchers have found that we can use the brain’s neuroplasticity to train character



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TOP RESEARCHERS EXPLORE WAYS TO HELP STUDENTS MEET THE GLOBAL CHALLENGES OF THE 21st CENTURY

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   May 4, 2015 Contact:Kristin Dunay(781)-449-4010 x 104kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com EDUCATING WORLD-CLASS MINDS: USING COGNITIVE SCIENCE TO CREATE 21st CENTURY SCHOOLS WHAT: This week, a distinguished group of neuroscientists, psychologists and educators will explore the cognitive skills students will need



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TOP RESEARCHERS EXPLORE WAYS TO IMPROVE MEMORY SKILLS IN STUDENTS at the LEARNING & the BRAIN® CONFERENCE

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February 4, 2015 Contact:Kristin Dunay(781)-449-4010 x104kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com MAKING LASTING MEMORIES: USING BRAIN SCIENCE TO BOOST MEMORY, THINKING AND LEARNING WHAT: Next week, a national group of neuroscientists, psychologists and educators will be presenting new brain research findings on



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The 2014 Transforming Education Through Neuroscience Award Will Be Presented on Saturday at the Learning & the Brain® Educational Conference in Boston

Dr. Joanna A. Christodoulou from MGH Institute of Health Professions will be presented with the “2014 Transforming Education Through Neuroscience Award” for her contributions to the field of Mind, Brain and Education during the upcoming Learning & the Brain® educational



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BRAIN EXPERTS TO SHOW WAYS TO ENGAGE STUDENT FOCUS AND REDUCE DISTRACTIONS at the LEARNING & the BRAIN® CONFERENCE

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 October 27, 2014 Contact:Kristin Dunay(781)-449-4010 x102kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com FOCUSED ORGANIZED MINDS: USING BRAIN SCIENCE TO ENGAGE ATTENTION IN A DISTRACTED WORLD WHAT: Classroom attention is under siege. Today’s technology is creating more classroom distractions and disorganization. Yet, academic testing



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TOP RESEARCHERS EXPLORE THE SCIENCE OF SMARTER MINDS at the LEARNING & the BRAIN® CONFERENCE

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April 11, 2014 Contact: Kristin Dunay(781)-449-4010 x 102kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com  THE SCIENCE OF SMARTER MINDS: TEACHING TO THINK, CREATE AND INNOVATE FOR SCHOOL AND CAREERS WHAT: Encouraging the development of critical and creative thinking in students is now recognized as central



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TOP RESEARCHERS EXPLORE WAYS TO IMPROVE SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL SKILLS IN STUDENTS at the LEARNING & the BRAIN® CONFERENCE

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January 28, 2014 Contact: Kristin Dunay (781)-449-4010 x 102 kristin.dunay@learningandthebrain.com   TEACHING SELF-AWARE MINDS: USING BRAIN SCIENCE TO BOOST SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL SKILLS WHAT: Cognitive and Social Neuroscience research has found that social-emotional skills, such as self-awareness,



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