What Educators May Not Know about the Neuroscience of Learning

Nov 6, 2012 by Scott Sterling
In a recent webinar, Dr. Paula Tallal discussed her original research on auditory processing, its relationship to language development, and the far-reaching effect that deficiencies in those area can have on learning.

How to Re-Wire your Burned-Out Brain

Oct 16, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Feeling burned out?  Check out these tips from Dr. Martha S. Burns on how to motivate you and your brain again.

Dopamine and Learning: What The Brain’s Reward Center Can Teach Educators

Sep 18, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
How important is dopamine to learning?  Read more to learn about how dopamine is produced and how learning is retained in the brain.

Join Us for Our 2012 Fall Webinar Series for Educators

Sep 4, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Our fall webinars begin this week and include topics on how the brain learns and how to increase student achievement.  Register today!

Stress and the Human Brain

May 31, 2012 by Paul Nussbaum
Why is it harder to learn and remember things when we’re stressed?  Discover the brain physiology of stress, and find out how to calm your brain for better cognitive functioning.

Preventing Summer Brain Drain with Dr. Martha S. Burns

May 29, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

The stronger the pathways in the brain, the easier it becomes for a child to learn and retain information. How will your child stay sharp over the summer?

Free Webinars on Brain Health and the Science of Learning – Register Today!

May 17, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Summary: Join us in June for two live webinars: brain health with Dr. Paul Nussbaum and the science of learning with Dr. Martha S. Burns. Register today – you don’t want to miss these sessions!

Deliberate Practice: How to Develop Expertise

Apr 12, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Does the myth of ‘practice makes perfect’ hold true? Only if that practice is done in the right way.  Learn about the important role that intention and focus play in developing expertise.

Language and the Reading Puzzle: Morphemes and Memory

Apr 10, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
How do morpheme awareness and working memory skills help emerging readers attain fluency? Cognitive scientist Dr. Virginia Mann breaks it down for us in “The Language and Reading Puzzle Part 2.”

5 Reasons Why Every Parent Should Be Familiar with Executive Function

Mar 20, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
It’s not a common topic, but executive function is something that parents should understand.  The term refers to working memory, inhibitory control, cognitive flexibility, etc.—skills and qualities that help people succeed in everyday life.

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