Category Archives: Neuroeducation
For continuing resources and reflections on neuroscience by conference chair Dean G. Blevins see the blog Discipleship Commons for reflections and for resources
Dean Blevins gave his conference address Friday Nov 4th. Attached is a copy of his conference address. Brain Matters Creativity Dr. Blevins address will be available through the association journal Religious Education
MIT news release indicate a new study from MIT neuroscientists finds that brain waves shift frequency as a new task becomes routine.
Scientific American article titled More than Child’s Play: Ability to Think Scientifically Declines as Kids Grow Up argues that young children think like researchers but lose the feel for the scientific method as they age.
NPR addresses neuroscience in its recent program Understanding The Mysterious Teenage Brain developed in response to the upcoming National Geographic (Oct 2011) cover story by David Dobbs titled Beautiful Brains
Brains R Us describes a series of meetings/videos compiled on The Science Network (sponsored by UC San Diego, Vanderbilt University, The Salk Institute among others) which provides several presentations within the last ten years on brain and learning. TSN offers … Continue reading
On March 24, 2011, a group of scientists gathered to discuss music, the brain, and education at Rutgers University as a part of the NSF-supported Temporal Dynamics of Learning Centers. Part of TSN: The Science Network resources
Scientific American Jason Castro provides a new article titled The Learning Brain Gets Bigger–Then Smaller: New studies map the changing landscape of neurons as the brain masters a task
Jerry Large’s article, “Baby, what a lesson! Kids learn a little empathy” provides background on Mary Gordon and her start of the Roots of Empathy movement
University of Nebraska education psychologist David Moshman challenges some of the mystique and myths around the notion of a “teenage” brain in his Huffington Post article.