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The Miracle of Neuroplasticity

Regardless of age, your brain has the ability to make new neurons and construct new neural pathways throughout your life. Every time you engage in …

To Strengthen Your Attention Span, Stop Overtaxing It

The Iditarod dog sled race covers 1,100 miles of Arctic ice and takes more than a week. The standard strategy for mushers had been to run twelve hours at a stretch, then rest for twelve. Either you ran all day and rested at night, or you rested all day and ran all night.<p>That all changed because of …

MUSICAL TRAINING SHAPES BRAIN ANATOMY AND AFFECTS FUNCTION

<b>SAN DIEGO</b> — New findings show that extensive musical training affects the structure and function of different brain regions, how those regions …

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

<b>The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know</b><p>by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p>As education continues to evolve, adding in …

New study decodes brain's process for decision making

Psychology and neurobiology researchers develop new brain imaging model to examine how memories are used in decision making.

How poverty molds the brain: Poor neural processing of sound linked to lower maternal education

Groundbreaking research nearly two decades ago linking a mother's educational background to her children's literacy and cognitive abilities stands …

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Michael Posner - Implications of Cognitive Neuroscience for Education

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BrainTech: Six Take-aways on Neuroplasticity and Cognitive training

Israel’s first inter­na­tion­al Brain­Tech con­fer­ence took place this week, on Octo­ber 14 and 15th. It was orga­nized by Israel Brain …

Michael Merzenich: Growing evidence of brain plasticity

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Attention is the cognitive process of selectively concentrati…

Attention is the cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things. Attention has also been referred to as the allocation of processing resources.<p>'Attention' is one of the most intensely studied topics within psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Attention remains a major area of investigation within education, psychology and neuroscience. Areas of active investigation involve determining the source of the signals that generate …

Why Agile Minds Deploy Both Rational and Intuitive Problem-Solving

A rare aha moment in 2011 set me chas­ing new prob­lem-solv­ing research. The study Ratio­nal Ver­sus Intu­itive Prob­lem-Solv­ing: How Think­ing …

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