Learning more about how our brains work helps us appreciate all that this amazing organ can do. This knowledge may also help learn more about learning.

Bill Newsome’s Neural Basis of Behavior

Dr. William Newsome is sitting at his PC computer grumbling. "Do you know what IBM stands for?" Newsome asks in a slight Southern drawl. "It stands for 'I'm Building a Mac'," he quips, displaying quick-witted charm and ardent loyalty to...
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Reading, Writing, Arithmetic… and Neuroscience?

Education in the United States today is undergoing major reforms, and voices are calling for a return to the fundamentals: reading, writing, and...neuroscience? Dr. Bret Peterson explores how students can enjoy learning about the brain. At first blush, teaching kids...
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When You Don’t Understand the Brains You’re Trying to Teach

Most beginning teachers quickly discover that they don't completely understand all the curricular material they're expected to teach, and many of the noteworthy events the mass media constantly report. Professional pride and the questions and confusion of our students tend...
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The Brains Wiring!

Ever wondered what the brains wiring looked like? Well now you can see! The world's most detailed scan of the brain's internal wiring has been produced by scientists at Cardiff University. The article has a fascinating video attached to it....
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