Articles of Interest - Brain and Learning

 

Disclaimer: The following collection of articles was recommended by the OECD Learning Sciences and Brain Research Project. However, the opinions and research claims made in these articles do not necessarily express the opinions and aims of the OECD Brain Project

MEDICINE GOES TO SCHOOL: TEACHERS AS SICKNESS BROKERS FOR ADHD
By Christine B. Phillips
PLoS Medicine
Volume 3; issue 4; April 2006

BRAIN-TALK: HELPING KIDS WITH BRAIN BASED PROBLEMS NOT FEEL LIKE ALIENS
By Marcia Stern
Psychotherapy Networker
September/October 2004
pgs. 56 & 58

AN END TO ADOLESCENCE
By Alison Abbott
Nature
6 January 2005; vol. 433
pg. 27

WHY WE SLEEP
By Christine Gorman
Time Magazine
20 December 2004
pg. 46

SEX DIFFERENCE IN THE EMOTIONAL BRAIN
By Tor D. Wager
NeuroReport
2-8 February 2005; vol. 16
pgs. 85-87

EMOTIONS: FROM BRAIN TO ROBOT
By Michael A. Arbib
TRENDS in Cognitive Sciences
12 December 2004; vol. 8
pgs. 554-561

BUDDHISM ON THE BRAIN
By Jonathan Knight
Nature
9 December 2004; vol. 432
pg. 670

NEUROSCIENCE, EDUCATION AND SPECIAL EDUCATION
By Usha Goswami
British Journal of Special Education
2004; vol. 31, no. 4
pgs. 175-183

SOCIAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE: WHERE ARE WE HEADING?
By Sarah-Jayne Blake
TRENDS in Cognitive Sciences
5 May 2004; vol. 8
pgs. 216-222

SLEEP ON IT
By Ilana S. Hairston
Nature
1 July 2004; vol. 430
pgs. 27-28

INFLUENCING BRAIN NETWORKS: IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION
By Michael I. Posner
TRENDS in Cognitive Sciences
2005; vol. 9, no. 3
pgs. 99-103

TEENAGERS: SPECIAL REPORT
By Various Authors
New Scientist
5 March 2005
pgs. 38-49

MUSIC, THE FOOD OF NEUROSCIENCE?
By Robert Zattore
Nature
17 March 2005; vol. 434
pgs. 312-315

MIND
By Various Authors
National Geographic
March 2005
pgs. 2-31

BIG PLANS FOR LITTLE BRAINS
By Trisha Gura
Nature
30 June 2005; vol. 435
pgs. 1156-1158

HIS BRAIN, HER BRAIN
By Larry Cahill
Scientific America
May 2005
pgs. 22-29

THE CHANGING ADOLESCENT BRAIN
By Aaron M. White
Education Canada
Spring 2005
pgs. 4-8

MIND YOUR BRAIN: WHY LIFELONG LEARNING MATTERS; PART 5: WHY EMOTIONS MATTER FOR LEARNERS
By Bill Lucas
Training Journal
May 2005
pgs. 24-29

MATH WITHOUT WORDS
By Phillip E. Ross
Scientific American
June 2005
pgs. 14-15

WILL DRUGS MAKE US SMARTER AND HAPPIER?
By James Vlabos
Popular Science
September 2005
Pgs. 64-69; 120

BOY BRAINS, GIRL BRAINS
By Peg Tyre
Newsweek
19 September 2005
pg. 1

LEARNING BY STRATEGIES AND LEARNING BY DRILL: EVIDENCE FROM AN fMRI STUDY
By M. Delazer
NeuroImage
15 April 2005; vol. 25, no. 3
pgs. 838-849

THE REMARKABLE ROLE OF NUTRITION IN LEARNING AND BEHAVIOUR
By Jennifer Dani
Nutrition and Food Science
2005; vol. 35, no. 4
pgs. 258-263

WHICH DYSLEXIA MYTH?
By Rachel Davies
Adults Learning
October 2005
pg. 23

LOOKING FOR INSPIRATION
By Helen Phillips
New Scientist
29 October 2005
pgs. 40-42

INFANT LEARNING: MUSIC AND THE BABY BRAIN
By Lauren Stewart
Current Biology
2005; vol. 15, no. 21
pgs. R882-R884

GENES THAT GUIDE BRAIN DEVELOPMENT LINKED TO DYSLEXIA
By Greg Miller
Science
4 November 2005; vol. 310
pg. 759

PEGAGOGY MEETS NEUROSCIENCE
By Elisabeth Stern
Science
4 November 2005; vol. 310
pg. 745

NEUROSCIENCE AND EDUCATION: THE BRAIN IN THE CLASSROOM
By Usha Goswami
The Psychology of Education Review
2005; vol. 29, no. 2
pgs. 2-8