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Your brain decides the value of objects almost instantly, researchers say

Your brain decides the value of objects almost instantly, researchers say

  • Researchers at Johns Hopkins University found it takes 80 milliseconds after seeing an object to begin processing value.
  • Information goes first to the sensory cortex then flows to the frontal cortex, the place where decisions are…
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5 Risks Posed by the Increasing Misuse of Technology in Schools

5 Risks Posed by the Increasing Misuse of Technology in Schools

By Diane Ravitch Dec 29, 2017

At any given moment in the day, I am attached to my…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on February 8, 2018 at 9:54am — No Comments

Why art needs to stay in class

Why art needs to stay in class

Surya Praphulla Kumar JANUARY 19, 2018 14:37 IST

UPDATED: JANUARY 19, 2018 18:02 IST





The Hindu Weekend

A new arts conference will discuss its relevance in school, as it improves critical thinking, cognitive ability and concentration. Plus, four global cues we need to follow

An art class is to relax, copy what’s on the blackboard and maybe get in a quiet gab. While we may wish this weren’t the case today, in most Indian…

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How Technology Can Help Students Succeed in Math

 How Technology Can Help Students Succeed in Math



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Pong paddles and perception: Our actions influence what we see

Pong paddles and perception: Our actions influence what we see

A new study faces head-on the notion that previous experimental subjects have been victims of response bias

Date:
January 3, 2018
Source:
Colorado State University
Summary:
Most people think of vision as simply a function of…
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Understanding The Power Of Visuals: The Advantages Of Visual Learning

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Visual intelligence is not the same as IQ

Visual intelligence is not the same as IQ

Date:
November 8, 2017
Source:
Vanderbilt University
Summary:
The first study of individual variation in visual ability has shown that there is a broad range of differences in people's capability for recognizing and remembering novel objects and has determined that these variations are…
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Helping Gifted Kids Study

Helping Gifted Kids Study

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 08, 2017 16:02 PM

Because gifted kids are smarter than their peers, many people do not realize they still must work to learn. While they have exceptional…

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Grouping people with autism masks variations in visual learning

Grouping people with autism masks variations in visual learning

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ICP And Huawei Begin A Global Visual Conversation Celebrating The Diversity Of Humanity

ICP And Huawei Begin A Global Visual Conversation Celebrating The Diversity Of Humanity…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on October 27, 2017 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Using Images -- The Universal Language?



Using Images -- The Universal Language?

May 28, 2015


Bill Smith is a current OHMA…

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Brain Training Boosts Cognition in Bipolar Disorder

Brain Training Boosts Cognition in Bipolar Disorder

Megan Brooks

October 20, 2017

In a randomized controlled trial, a computer-based cognitive training…

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Deep sleep critical for visual learning

Deep sleep critical for visual learning 

Source: Xinhua| 2017-10-04 06:31:51|Editor: Liu…
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State overhauls arts education standards

State overhauls arts education standards

  • By Whitney Bashaw Staff Writer
 

  • Sep 27, 2017 Updated…
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Added by Timothy Gangwer on September 29, 2017 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Teresa Martin: Definition of literacy expands in digital world

OK, so it probably doesn’t rank up there with Christmas or Thanksgiving or the Fourth of July. Or probably even Groundhog Day, for that matter. But a few days ago we celebrated International Literacy Day, a global event focused on the power of reading, writing and communication.

This year’s theme took on “Literacy in a Digital World.” And yes, that means reading. And writing. And all that “school stuff” that makes it possible for us to function in the larger world — not just the…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on September 13, 2017 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Edtech: How to Leverage Instructional Technology in the Classroom and Beyond

Edtech: How to Leverage Instructional Technology in the Classroom and Beyond

24 AUG 2017 …
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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 29, 2017 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Famous Artists Swap iPhone Photos—and Creativity Ensues

Famous Artists Swap iPhone Photos—and Creativity Ensues

ARTSY EDITORIAL

BY ALEXXA GOTTHARDT

JUL 24TH, 2017 7:20 PM

If you have voyeuristic tendencies—find yourself eavesdropping on conversations between strangers, for instance, or cocking your head to catch a glimpse of someone’s iPhone…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 25, 2017 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Global Perspectives in Gifted Education

Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 21, 2017 at 10:15am — No Comments

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