Working Memory

Working Memory

Peter Doolittle [ Neurogenesis ] So yesterday, I was out in the street in front of this building, and I was walking down the sidewalk, and I had company, several of us, and we were all abiding by the rules of walking down sidewalks. We’re not talking each other. We’re facing forward. We’re moving. When the person in front of me slows down.

Hardwiring Happiness

Hardwiring Happiness

Rick Hanson [ Neurogenesis ] What I want to do here if I could is share with you a very simple yet powerful method grounded in neuroscience for turning passing experiences into lasting structure useful structure inside our brain in other words turning experiences into the happiness or the resilience or the other inner strikes that we really want inside ourselves I sort

Successive Relearning

Successive Relearning

 Katherine Rawson [ Neurogenesis ] I have two basic points I’d like to talk about today. The first concerns why it’s important to make sure that students are well equipped to effectively regulate their own learning outside of the class and the second point — the one I’ll be focusing on primarily — is that Successive Relearning arguably is the most important

Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity

Barbara Arrowsmith Young [ Neurogenesis ] I want to share a little secret, which I hope will not be a secret by the end of the talk. I am truly, madly, deeply passionate about the human brain. Science has taught us that our brain shapes us, that it makes us uniquely who we are. And if we think about our brain, it has

Neural Broadband

Neural Broadband

Daniel Coyle [ Neurogenesis ] For the last five years I’ve been visiting talent hotbeds – little places that produce statistically impossible numbers of talented performers, in sports, art, music and math and business. Places where talent blooms, like a little tennis club outside Moscow. It’s called Spartak — pretty much an average tennis club and then it produced more top 20 women