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What are Neuromyths?

The word “neuromyth” is a compound word that joins: neuro, as in the cells related to the nervous system and the brain, with myth, as in a “widely held but false belief …

Neuroeducational Principles

Cozolino and Tokuhama-Espinosa provide the fundamental research-based brain principles they believe are most important for educators to know. Read through each principle and as you assess them note some important …

Neuroplasticity explained

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube. Neuroplasticity is an essential concept for educators to understand as it underpins all learning experiences. Neuroplasticity fundamentally is the brain’s ability to …

Myths About The Brain You Thought Were True

The brain is amazing and very complex but our lack of understanding has led to a variety of neuromyths throughout the years that have the potential to have negative consequences …

How we learn

The brain is the most complex organ in the body. Weighing in at approximately 1.5 kg (3 pounds) and housing anywhere between 86 – 100 billion neurons, with each neuron …

Educational Neuroscience

Educational neuroscience studies how the brain learns. It takes into consideration psychology, education and neuroscience (PEN). At its core using the understandings from these three disciplines, it recognises that under …

How Teachers Change Students Brains

Burns (2019) writes that as Neuroplasticians, we often don’t think of ourselves as brain changers, but we have an enormous impact on our students’ cognitive development. To understand how educators …