Implications of Neuroscience for Education

What Difference Does it Make? Implications of Neuroscience for Education May 2011 When I applied to the Educational Psychology graduate program last year, I explained that my academic interests were focused on the question, “Are educational practices consistent with cross-disciplinary knowledge?” As I progressed through the program curriculum, I narrowed the scope of my “cross-disciplinary” … Read more

Sleights of Mind Book Signing

Yesterday (February 23, 2011) I attended the book signing and presentation by the authors of Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals About Our Everyday Deceptions — Stephen L. Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde with Sandra Blakeslee. Stephen and Susana have previously publishes articles on the subject of magic and neuroscience in Scientific American … Read more