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Teaching About the Brain

Education and Neuroscience: Bridging the Gap

With so many claims about education products and practices, what does it mean to be “research-based”? Join us as we dive into the debate. Matt gripped his pencil in a clenched fist, armed to wage war against his math homework…. Continue Reading →

Neuroscience Education: Exploring the Inner Unknown

Bringing the brain into your classroom! Learning about the brain is an adventure that students of all ages can enjoy. Dr. Eric Chudler shows how experimentation and hands-on activities can enable each student to become a living laboratory, exploring the… Continue Reading →

Your Amazing Brain

The human brain. It’s spongy to the touch, weighs about three pounds and looks kind of like a head of cauliflower. Some parts of the brain, including the cerebellum and brain stem, are quite primitive. They help us coordinate our… Continue Reading →

Most Relaxing Song in the World?

Neuroscientists Say This Is The Most Relaxing Song In The World The moment you have all been waiting for.  Drum roll please… The most relaxing song in the word is…“Weightless” by Marconi Union. You can learn more about this study and… Continue Reading →

Does Studying Make You Hungrier Than Exercising?

A recent study of college students found that they consumed more food after working on hard test problems than after a bout of running on a treadmill. Study authors suggest that this means that using intense brain power may trigger… Continue Reading →

The Exploring Versus the Exploiting Brain

In a new study published in Psychological Science, neuroscientists Moshe Bar, director of the Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University and a professor at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, concluded that the less our minds our loaded… Continue Reading →

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