Media Mind

In Brain, Control, Dumb Things, Influences, Neuroplasticity and Dopamine, Neuroplasticity and Media, Neuroplasticity and Society, Parenting, Politics, Success by DC McGuireLeave a Comment

Mesmerized by the infinite novelty, and perpetually reinforced by the dose of dopamine that’s sure to come with that newness, we’re lead by our communication and entertainment devices to wherever they can take us – faster, easier, steadily absorbing more time and focus. 
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Brains Under Stress Unavailable for Learning

In Brain, Control, Dopamine, Influences, Neuroplasticity and Education, Stress, Success, Wellbeing by DC McGuireLeave a Comment

 If you’ve paid any attention to Chicago’s Board of Education vs. Teacher’s Union strike, you’re likely to take away a sense that the key issues facing public schools center around evaluation methods, pay, tenure, class size, and classroom conditions.  Those problems are actually the really low hanging fruit.
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