Today, I received an e-mail from a former student, Jessica, who is in her senior year of college studying biochemistry and trying to determine her path in life. Here’s what … Continue reading
The following is a visualization of how we learn and why we remember things. Neural pathways are created each time we learn something new, and these pathways are strengthened the … Continue reading
What’s new in brain research? Scientists are working on a map of human thoughts! A new technology is allowing neuroscientists to map the brain’s connections in ever-greater detail.
Traditionally, scientists have thought that there were two distinct types of nerve cells (neurons) in the human body: motor neurons and sensory neurons. Motor neurons carry signals from the … Continue reading
Teaching a Lesson that Students NEVER Forget! Using music in the classroom..
Recently, I had one of my workshop participants ask about how and when to use music in the classroom. These workshops are called ”Science Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites”, and they … Continue reading
Did you ever struggle with your explanation of the difference between chemical and physical changes? I always have, because it’s not a simple answer. The WORST thing I could do … Continue reading