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Title of course:  Neuroscience and the Classroom: Making Connections

Neuroscience and the Classroom: Making Connections

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Unit 2: The Unity of Emotion, Thinking, and Learning

A study using galvanic skin response reveals intriguing differences between experts and novices in their emotional response to physics problems.

Measuring Emotional Response to Physics

Guilherme Brockington, a doctoral student at the University of São Paulo, explores emotional links to physics. He measures relative changes in skin... (Section 1)

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Teen brains reveal different fMRI patterns from adults, when considering dangerous behavior.

Good Idea?

Prof. Abigail Baird of Vassar College discusses how fMRI studies reveal differences between teen and adult brains when considering dangerous behavior. ... (Section 4)

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A photography teacher learns first-hand that when emotions drive learning, abstract concepts become less difficult to teach and understand.

Depth of Field

Photography teacher Eric Baylin struggled with teaching the technical concept of depth of field. After attending a workshop presenting neuroscience research... (Section 5)

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Abigail Baird discusses how connecting math to the real world helps students to be more engaged and emotionally involved.

Emotion in Math

Prof. Abigail Baird discusses how connecting math to the real world helps students to be more engaged and emotionally involved. She contends that actively... (Section 5)

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Teachers' questions and answers with neuroscientist Mary Helen Immordino-Yang

Emotion and Cognition: A Neuroscientist's Perspective

After attending a presentation on the inseparable connection between emotion and cognition by Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, teachers from the Sacred Heart... (Section 6)

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