Category Archives: brain

>Right Brain/Left Brain

> When Artists and Engineers Join Hands “That was fun! It gave me a chance to play in the sandbox with others.” Gary Mauler was speaking metaphorically about his experience mentoring MICA and Hopkins students in a unique class,  Collaborative … Continue reading

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>Fear and Learning

>  March/April 2010, Neurology Now Why can’t Johnny learn? Often in looking for the answer to this question, the focus is on teachers and their teaching skills. However, even the best teachers cannot help their students learn if they are … Continue reading

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>The Mind

> “The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited.” – Plutarch Image from Parallel Lives, Amyot translation, 1565

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>Brain

> Six days before my 64th birthdayI see pictures of my brain.It’s hard to relate to these intestine-like grooved tubes,stuffed sausages crammed into a small space. How can thoughts move through these cramped recesses?How can they find their way through … Continue reading

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