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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th August 2014

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/08/how-does-the-brain-learn-best-smart-studying-strategies Even if stated the obvious, it is good to repeat: checking Facebook is not that bad for learning, it becomes bad when exceeds the time spent on learning…… this and more useful truisms to make the right choices with the start of a new academic […]

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Use Behavioral Triggers to Spur Social Media Actions and Use Photos to Boost Social Chatter

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd May 2014

How to Use Behavioral Triggers to Spur Social Media Actions http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/behavioral-triggers/ Our brains are hardwired to base decisions on emotion and familiarity. #1: Set the Tone with Facial Cues #2: Help Your Fans “Feel” the Experience #3: Use Memories to Connect #4: Promise (and Deliver) Something New Use Photos to Boost Social Chatter http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/photos-boost-social-chatter/ It […]

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On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th May 2014

On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/05/on-the-edge-of-chaos-where-creativity-flourishes/ To foster creativity, teachers can make room for more freedom around activities in class project-based learning as a way that educators are beginning to introduce choice, and thus freedom, into school work, making space for at least some creativity. To develop ideas that could be considered creative, […]

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Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th January 2014

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/01/study-reading-a-novel-changes-your-brain/282952/ Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain College students experienced heightened connectivity in their left temporal cortexes after reading fiction. blog entries under the article deserve attention

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Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative —

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th December 2013

https://www.facebook.com/NPR/posts/10152215227691756 Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative —

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