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How Teachers Can Use Neuroscience in Education

I recently saw two very different looks at neuroscience and learning, and I thought they…



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Warning: Misguided Neuroscience Ahead

I recently ran across a version* of this chart: As you can see, this chart…



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“It’s Good for the Brain!”: The Perils of Pollution, the...

When I talk with teachers about psychology and neuroscience research, I frequently get a question…



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The Goldilocks Map by Andrew Watson

The Goldilocks Map: A Classroom Teacher’s Quest to Evaluate ‘Brain-Based’ Teaching Advice is an entertaining…



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Understanding Adolescents: Emotion, Reason, and the Brain

Kurt Fischer — who helped create Learning and the Brain, and the entire field of…



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Two New Ways of Thinking About Memory

In our classroom work, we teachers focus on┬álearning; in their research, psychologists and neuroscientists often…



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Have I Been Spectacularly Wrong for Years? New Research on...

Long-timer readers know my weakness. I’m usually an easy-going guy. But if you want to…



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The Neuroscience of Retrieval Practice

We know THAT retrieval practice helps students learn. It would be really cool to know what difference it makes in the brain. Well, we’re starting to learn… Continue reading



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Good Morning, I love You: Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Practice to...

Shauna Shapiro, expert in mindfulness and compassion, recently authored Good Morning, I love You: Mindfulness…



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“How We Learn”: Wise Teaching Guidance from a Really Brainy...

How We Learn, by Stanislas Dehaene, offers a rich and fascinating look at human brains, their ways of learning, and the best ways to teach them. Continue reading



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