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A great conversation about brain-research and learning

Another great presentation from the folks at TED Talks centered on brain-research and the importance of varied strategies. Make sure to turn on subtitles if you need them!

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A website that models what we mean about universal design

I’m addicted to the website TED Talks. These folks offer such a comprehensive array of informative discussions on topics across technology, entertainment and design. But, I love them even more as I appreciate their design and functionality…offering the clickable ease … Continue reading

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Why we need to keep understanding that brain research

This weekend, the Wall Street Journal had a great article about a researcher’s study of Albert Einstein’s brain, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124293408731044311.html. As this author noted, Einstein’s brain was overly developed in certain areas–possibly accounting for his genius and/or unique perspectives. Einstein also … Continue reading

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Impact of injury to the brain

Recently I was discussing with a book club the amazing message written by brain scientist, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor as she recounted the effects of a stroke she experienced. In her book, Stroke of Insight, she describes with detail the … Continue reading

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