Thursday, September 8, 2011

Changing Brains: Effects of Experience on Human Brain Development

Helen J Neville, PhD is one of the world's leading experts in brain development and neuroplasticity (how the brain changes with experience).  She is also the Director, Brain Development Lab: Director, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience; and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Oregon. 

Dr. Neville has put together a DVD for non-scientists which features practical recommendation on scientific evidence for parents, educators, and anyone who cares about helping children learn.  All of the claims made in this dvd is backed by scientific evidence, unlike a lot of claims that bombard our education system.

In the dvd, information is presented on how the brain develops and how experience shapes the brain and it's nine systems that are used in the classroom daily by students:
  1. Vision
  2. Hearing
  3. Motor Skills
  4. Attention
  5. Language
  6. Reading
  7. Math
  8. Music
  9. Emotions and Learning

Best News:  You have free access to this information! Read on!

The You Tube link above or the Changing Brains website will connect you to this 90 minute dvd. You can control how much you want to watch and when.  If you'd like to own your own copy, you can click on the amazon link on the right hand side to purchase for $9.95.

Anyway you chose to take in this information, please do so today!

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