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- Growth cycles of brain and mind. Fischer, Kurt W.; Rose, Samuel P. // Educational Leadership;Nov98, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p56
Argues that changes in thinking and learning relate to physical changes in the brain. Cycles of cognitive development; Evidences of recurring cortical growth cycles; Variation in learning levels.
- Bigger Is Better. // Journal of College Science Teaching;May/Jun2005, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p18
Presents information on a study which focused on the relationship of the size of the human brain with level of intellect. Association of the size of the brain of the primitive man with the improvement in tool-making techniques; Limitations of the bigger-is-smarter-is-better hypothesis; Aspects...
- Reclaim Your Brain. LaBrosse, Michelle // Production Machining;Apr2011, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p22
The article offers ideas on how to reclaim one's brain. It states that stopping and thinking what is just being done helps sharpen the brain. It notes that taking time to full get to know one's self and learning from one's own operating system will reclaim one's brain and get into its peak...
- Signalling Roads to Memory and its Degeneration. Bhat, Priyanka; Chakrabarty, Mrinmoy; Thawani, Vijay; Saxena, Alok // Annals of Neurosciences;Apr2012, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p84
Brain is concerned with the thoughts, feelings, perception, learning, memory and behaviour. The present review discusses some of the prominent molecular pathways governing memory acquisition, storage and subsequent consolidation.
- Neuroplasticity. McKee, Christine // Personal Excellence Essentials;Dec2012, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p3
The article presents a discussion about neuroplastictity, or the ability of the brain to change based on new learning and thinking. It is noted that a person needs to choose what he wants to focus on and pay attention to it. It is also recommended to create new habits and let go of old ones by...
- Learn to Center. Kiev, Ari // Personal Excellence Essentials;Mar2006, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p16
Discusses the importance of the centered state of mind to the quality of personal mastery. Significance of centering to situations requiring immediate action and the suspension of conventional thinking; Details of the centering process; Description of the centered state.
- A Brain-Friendly Environment for Learning. Davis, Davie // Teaching Professor;Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p6
The article discusses the author's own findings about the human brain functions and their implications for teaching and learning. He said that students are really incapable of paying attention in class because the human brain's capacity to stay focus to a lecture is only 20 minutes. He added...
- Music Education and the Human Brain. Regelski, Thomas A. // Education Digest;Oct1977, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p44
The article presents information on the human brain having great relevance for teaching music, especially for experimental research in music education. The left hemisphere of the brain is involved with analytic, logical thinking, especially in mathematical and verbal functions; it is responsible...
- The logic of human learning. Chater, Nick // Nature;10/5/2000, Vol. 407 Issue 6804, p572
Offers a look at the way humans learn and categorize information. How humans put objects and ideas into categories as a way to organize the information; Examination of research conducted by Jacob Feldman, who focused on boolean concepts, or concepts that can be defined in terms of logical...