Neurociencia y Educación: ¿mundos ajenos?

La Neurodidáctica y la Neuroeducación, ¿un aula basado en el cerebro? Cuando pienso en un “aula basada en el cerebro” me imagino una escena como ésta: ¿Qué te transmite la imagen? ¿Te gustaría que un aula fuera así? Para cualquier especialista en el ámbito de la enseñanza y el aprendizaje, la escena futurista del “Brain-Based Classroom” (sala de clases basada en el cerebro) probablemente no … Continue reading Neurociencia y Educación: ¿mundos ajenos?

What a sham? Making up our minds about acupuncture. Issues on research with alternative medicine; what can we learn from acupuncture in neuroscience?

Acupuncture seems to sit on both sides of the fence. For some uses it has been thoroughly studied and prescribed, while for others it has been recommended only because it might help and has minimal side effects. Continue reading What a sham? Making up our minds about acupuncture. Issues on research with alternative medicine; what can we learn from acupuncture in neuroscience?

Face your fear with neurofeedback

If I were to tell you that you could learn to control your brain’s activity you might be at least somewhat sceptical. However, learning to regulate neural activity is not unlike learning to control other physiological processes. Take your heartbeat for example. If you lay your hand flat on your chest you can easily monitor your current heartbeat. If I were to ask you now … Continue reading Face your fear with neurofeedback