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Eyes in the back of the headDate:May 10, 2018Source:Tohoku UniversitySummary:A team has tested the human spatial ability to perceive our surroundings without actually seeing it.Share: FULL STORYThis is an experimental setup to investigate implicit learning of surroundings.Credit: Satoshi ShioiriSpatial representations of surroundings, including those outside the visual field, are crucial for guiding movement in a three-dimensional world. The visual…See More
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Daily photography improves wellbeing

Daily photography improves wellbeingTaking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefitsDate:April 30, 2018Source:Lancaster UniversityTaking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits say researchers who say it supports improved wellbeing.This is a popular social phenomenon, with Instagram having over 1.5million photos tagged #365 for each day of the year while there are thousands of members of Blipfoto, a key photo-a-day site.A study co-authored by Dr Liz…See More
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Visual Literacy

Visual literacyFrancis Zammit DimechTuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:36Last update: about 1 day agoIn this week's vlog, MEP Francis Zammit Dimech speaks about his work on a report on Modernisation of Education in the EU currently being discussed within the Committee responsible for Education. Over the past weeks Zammit Dimech met representatives of child care centres, teachers, unions, academics and students to obtain their feedback. They raised various existing concerns which need to be tackled…See More
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Professional Background
- Taught 10 years in the Houston Independent School District
- University Supervisor, University of Texas, Austin
- Certified National Diffusion Network Trainer, U.S. Department of Education
- Texas Association of Gifted & Talented approved trainer in the areas of the Nature and - Needs of G/T Learners; Creativity and Instructional Strategies and; the Differentiated Curriculum.
- Trained over 200,000 educators since 1986
- Author of Visual Impact, Visual Teaching: Using Images to Strengthen Learning - From Both Sides of the Desk: The Best Teacher I Never Had - American Holidaze, and coauthor of 7 books and numerous articles
- Coauthor of "English Works in America - EL Civics & ESL: Visual Communication Tools for Teachers
- National/International keynote speaker
- Former Visual Literacy Consultant to the Ministry of Education, Paris, France, Ministry of Education, Toranomon, Japan, Mediterranean Association of International Schools, Casablanca, Morocco and the Association of International Schools in Africa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
- Served 3-year term on the Executive Board of Directors of the program: IMPACT II--The Teachers Network
- Award-winning songwriter with 10 published musical CDs
- Award-winning digital imagery artist, with published works in galleries, magazines and billboards
- Cover artist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators "ATPE News" magazine

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People who deeply grasp pain or happiness of others, process music differently in brain

People who deeply grasp pain or happiness of others, process music differently in brain

Higher empathy people appear to process music like a pleasurable proxy for a human encounter -- in the brain regions for reward, social awareness and regulation of social emotions

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June 12, 2018
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Southern Methodist…
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Posted on June 13, 2018 at 1:01pm

If your eyes wrinkle when you smile or frown, you appear more sincere

If your eyes wrinkle when you smile or frown, you appear more sincere

Date:
June 11, 2018
Source:
University of Western Ontario
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Researchers have shown that our brains are pre-wired to perceive wrinkles around the eyes as conveying more intense and more sincere emotions. This eye-wrinkle feature, called the Duchenne…
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Posted on June 13, 2018 at 12:58pm

Why are sight and sound out of sync?

Why are sight and sound out of sync?

Date:
June 11, 2018
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City University London
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The way we process sight and sound are curiously out of sync by different amounts for different people and tasks, according to a new study.…
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Posted on June 13, 2018 at 12:54pm

Text on Videos: The Next Big Marketing Medium

Text on Videos: The Next Big Marketing Medium

Video has become one of the most powerful ways to speak to your audience. In the recent 2016 VNI Complete Forecast, Cisco…

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7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

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Posted on June 6, 2018 at 10:29am

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At 1:46pm on September 28, 2009, Michael Fisher said…
Hi Tim, thanks for the welcome! How far is Houston from San Antonio? I'm coming down for ASCD in March--we should plan a Ning-Meet-Up! -Mike
At 10:02pm on January 11, 2009, Gale Jesi said…
Hi Tim,
Thanks for the Welcome. For some reason, there isn't a way to change the photo. I've tried everything. Could you be specific as to how I might change it? Thanks much!
Gale
At 1:48pm on December 22, 2008, Licett Perez said…
Wow I love it! Thank You for the invitation!
 
 
 

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