How Mass Media Affect Our Perception of Reality — Part 2

How Mass Media Affect Our Perception of Reality — Part 2

We gather and dispense information about our intimate environment through...
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How Mass Media Affect Our Perception of Reality — Part 1

How Mass Media Affect Our Perception of Reality — Part 1

The U.S. mass media were focused on sports, the lives...
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What Are My Chances with Anthrax and the Lottery?

What Are My Chances with Anthrax and the Lottery?

A friend told me about a neighbor living in a...
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A New Approach to Learning: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

A New Approach to Learning: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

What is intelligence, and how can we harness it's many...
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How Our Brain Processes Terrorist Carnage

How Our Brain Processes Terrorist Carnage

James Thurber was known for his humorous but thoughtful comments...
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Cognitive Neuroscience Becomes Fiction

Cognitive Neuroscience Becomes Fiction

I suppose it was inevitable that novelists would eventually provide...
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An Intriguing New Perspective on Our Brain’s Organization–Part 2

An Intriguing New Perspective on Our Brain’s Organization–Part 2

Last month's column introduced Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg's marvelous new book,...
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Legislation toward Better Reading

Legislation toward Better Reading

In the heated environment of last year's U.S. presidential election,...
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Dual Degrees: Teamwork Brings Solutions to Learning Difficulties

Dual Degrees: Teamwork Brings Solutions to Learning Difficulties

In a small medical office building in Toledo, Ohio, children...
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Will the Real Brain-Based Learning Please Stand Up?

Will the Real Brain-Based Learning Please Stand Up?

We've been hearing plenty about brain-based learning, but much of...
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New Terrain: Mapping the Human Brain

New Terrain: Mapping the Human Brain

While the folks at the Human Genome Project steal the...
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Use Your Brain or Lose It: A Conversation with Dr. John Ratey

Use Your Brain or Lose It: A Conversation with Dr. John Ratey

Dr. John Ratey's most recent book, A User's Guide to...
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Mindful of Students’ Brains: An Interview with Eric Jensen

Mindful of Students’ Brains: An Interview with Eric Jensen

Two decades ago, Eric Jensen, who was then a middle...
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An Intriguing New Perspective of Our Brain’s Organization–Part 1

An Intriguing New Perspective of Our Brain’s Organization–Part 1

The split brain research of several decades ago sparked many...
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The Truth about Boys and Girls

The Truth about Boys and Girls

It is news to no one that men and women...
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It’s More than Just Bad for Your Heart: Fat Intake and the Brain

It’s More than Just Bad for Your Heart: Fat Intake and the Brain

Everybody knows that fast food —an industry that does a...
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Walking in Memphis: Rocking and Reading in West Tennessee

Walking in Memphis: Rocking and Reading in West Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee is the birthplace of more than a few...
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Advice for Attending a Professional Conference

Advice for Attending a Professional Conference

The conference seemed appealing. It would provide an opportunity to...
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More Than Just Physical: PE and Cognitive Performance

More Than Just Physical: PE and Cognitive Performance

Like other peripheral courses of study, physical education has recently...
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Roger Sperry: The Brains Inside The Brain

Roger Sperry: The Brains Inside The Brain

One might not have imagined that a star athlete with...
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Kids’ ADHD Care Gets a Wake-up Call

Kids’ ADHD Care Gets a Wake-up Call

A combination of carefully monitored stimulant use and intensive behavioral...
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