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Rising, Down Under

I just spent several days talking with scientists and lecturing in Australia.  The summer months (our winter months) are a wonderful time to travel Down Under.  The cities are lively, the sun is out, and people are in cheerful mood—which… Continue Reading →

How the food you eat affects your brain

When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch? Or… Continue Reading →

Research in Visual Perception: The Significance of Face Recognition

In his 1865 book, Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals, Charles Darwin first proposed an evolutionary explanation for the human fascination with faces. He argued that critical social cues are expressed through facial gestures during situations of extreme fear… Continue Reading →

ABC GULP – NEW VERSION!!!

Its taken some time and effort, but we published a new version of the ever popular ABC Gulp.  Take a look and enjoy.   Play ABC Gulp   ABC Gulp challenges your knowledge of letter names All children need to… Continue Reading →

Good Science Is Rewarded

How many of us were told by our moms and dads when we were young that “good things come to those who wait?” But sometimes that wait can seem like forever… This week, that advice came true for a pioneering… Continue Reading →

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 →

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