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Art education holds some lessons on the way we teach

Art education holds some lessons on the way we teach

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on July 20, 2019 at 10:11am

Neuroplasticity: Why is the visual cortex involved in language processing in blind individuals?

Neuroplasticity: Why is the visual cortex involved in language processing in blind individuals?

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on July 9, 2019 at 1:42pm

Harnessing the Incredible Learning Potential of the Adolescent Brain

Harnessing the Incredible Learning Potential of the Adolescent Brain…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on June 24, 2019 at 3:22pm

Brain stimulation enhances visual learning speed and efficiency

NEWS RELEASE 27-MAY-2019

Brain stimulation enhances visual learning speed and efficiency

May aid in faster vision recovery after stroke

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on May 28, 2019 at 1:36pm

How Screen Time Creates Kid ‘Dopamine Addicts’ With Bad Habits

How Screen Time Creates Kid ‘Dopamine Addicts’ With Bad Habits

Research shows that children's brains…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on May 6, 2019 at 10:38am

 

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Art education holds some lessons on the way we teach

Art education holds some lessons on the way we teachBy YE SHUFANG National Gallery Singapore/FacebookParents and educators do not necessarily need to establish themselves as the content or knowledge experts to help children and students learn. Instead, teachers and parents can co-learn and search for the answers together with them.Published19 JULY, 2019UPDATED 19 JULY, 2019I am always struck by how students who study together cooperate to create a learning environment that suits them well.A…See More
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Neuroplasticity: Why is the visual cortex involved in language processing in blind individuals?

JULY 8, 2019Neuroplasticity: Why is the visual cortex involved in language processing in blind individuals?by Freie Universitaet Berlin Credit: CC0 Public DomainPeople who are blind use part of their visual cortex for language and semantic processing. The visual cortex is the paradigm case of a "modality-specific" brain region, being devoted exclusively to visual perceptual processes in healthy and undeprived…See More
Jul 9
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Harnessing the Incredible Learning Potential of the Adolescent Brain

Harnessing the Incredible Learning Potential of the Adolescent BrainKatrina SchwartzDec 21, 2015https://ww2.kqed.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2015/12/Teenage-brain-768x432.jpg 768w, https://ww2.kqed.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2015/12/Teenage-brain-1440x810.jpg 1280w" />It has become a cultural cliché that raising adolescents is…See More
Jun 24
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Brain stimulation enhances visual learning speed and efficiency

NEWS RELEASE 27-MAY-2019Brain stimulation enhances visual learning speed and efficiencyMay aid in faster vision recovery after strokeUNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTERPractice results in better learning. Consider learning a musical instrument, for example: the more one practices, the better one will be able to learn to play. The same holds true for cognition and visual perception:…See More
May 28
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How Screen Time Creates Kid ‘Dopamine Addicts’ With Bad Habits

HEALTH & SCIENCE / NEUROSCIENCEHow Screen Time Creates Kid ‘Dopamine Addicts’ With Bad HabitsResearch shows that children's brains on screen time look a lot like children's brains on cocaine, and scientists are just starting to discover what that means.By See More
May 6
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An Everlasting Presence: Richard Wilde’s Legacy Isn’t Going Anywhere

An Everlasting Presence: Richard Wilde’s Legacy Isn’t Going AnywhereWILDE IS RETIRING, BUT HIS INFLUENCE ON THE GRAPHIC DESIGN INDUSTRY AND SVA COMMUNITY IS IMPOSSIBLE TO MEASUREApril 19, 2019by Bridget BadoreShare:…See More
Apr 25
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Integrating creativity in hard sciences

YOUTH : LIFE STYLEIntegrating creativity in hard sciencesPublished on April 18, 2019As  per the general  perception,  Science  is  considered  to  be  least  exciting,  full  of  theories,  hypotheses, observations and practical investigations. All these are supplemented with monotonous lectures. To top it all, it is very difficult to attract the attention of students…See More
Apr 18
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(A Review of Timothy Gangwer’s Whole Brain Visual Thinking)

(A Review of Timothy Gangwer’s Whole Brain Visual Thinking)You can bet that this translates to 65% of your students being visual learners. This is a method of education that is generally overlooked. It is unfortunate, especially when the mind processes visual information 60,000 times faster than text.Timothy Gangwer’s definition of Whole Brain Visual Thinking, has three aspects to…See More
Apr 12
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Teaching science students visual literacy life skills

Teaching science students visual literacy life skillsFebruary 26, 2019 Erika Offerdahl (left) with post-doctoral researcher Jessie Arneson. (Photo by Henry Moore, Jr., College of Veterinary Medicine)By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary MedicineStudents who study molecular biosciences can’t actually see what they are learning.“We can never see with our eyes the things we study,”…See More
Feb 27
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Study: Hearing impairment also affects visual learning

POSTED ON FEBRUARY 19, 2019 BY Study: Hearing impairment also affects visual learningSubmitted storyA new…See More
Feb 20
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See It, Learn It: Make Homework Come Alive for Visual Learners

See It, Learn It: Make Homework Come Alive for Visual LearnersVisual learners need to physically doodle, create mind maps, take notes, and generally translate learning through their own creative lens. Here, learn strategies for visual reinforcement that will help your child solidify what she’s learned in the classroom — and retain it.BY BETTE FETTER…See More
Jan 24
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Neurons in the human visual cortex that respond to faces

Neurons in the human visual cortex that respond to facesDate:January 21, 2019Source:Bar-Ilan UniversitySummary:A new study identifies the neurons in the human visual cortex that selectively respond to faces. The researchers showed that the neurons in the visual cortex (in the vicinity of the Fusiform Face Area) responded much more strongly to faces than to city landscapes or objects. In an additional experiment, the neurons exhibited face-selectivity to human and animal faces that appeared…See More
Jan 22
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Neuroscience says listening to this song reduces anxiety by up to 65%

Neuroscience says listening to this song reduces anxiety by up to 65%Sound therapies have long been used to help us cope.BY MELANIE CURTIN2 MINUTE READEveryone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work,…See More
Dec 27, 2018
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Opinion: Technology should be banned from all lecture-based classes

Opinion: Technology should be banned from all lecture-based classesBritany Diefenderfer | @back_in_a_diefNov 7, 2018 Updated 4 hrs agohttps://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/lsunow.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/c/f5/cf556124-1e3e-11e8-a031-0bb1299a4804/5a99893702aaa.image.jpg?resize=300%2C200 300w,…See More
Nov 7, 2018
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Why Students Need Art

Why Students Need ArtBY:  OCTOBER 25, 2018 EDUCATIONhttps://thefrisky.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/SA-480x270.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 748px) 100vw, 748px" style="box-sizing: border-box; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; max-width: 100%; xg-p: relative; overflow: hidden; height: auto; display: block;…See More
Oct 26, 2018
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Fake or real? New study finds consumers wary of manipulated photos

Fake or real? New study finds consumers wary of manipulated photosClassic credibility cues no longer matter, howeverDate:October 11, 2018Source:University of California - DavisSummary:In the age of fake news and doctored photos, wary consumers are not nearly as gullible as one might presume. But the source of the images does not matter much as people evaluate what is fake and what is real, a study suggests.Share: FULL STORYIn the age of fake news…See More
Oct 15, 2018
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Oct 8, 2018
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Virtual reality tools become a part of school classrooms

Virtual reality tools become a part of school classroomsBy Kumaran P, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Updated: Sep 25, 2018, 09:30 ISTLessons beamed to VR headsets are controlled with the class teacher’s handheld device. Photo by Anantha Subramanyam K/MMCLClassroom lessons come alive with VR headsetsIf you can’t beat them, join them! Schools that were complaining that they’re…See More
Sep 25, 2018
 
 
 

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