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?
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?
Would you like to experience owning the body of another person? Perhaps the body of a person of another sex, age, size? Then this is the opportunity for you: body swapping in virtual reality! Continue reading Body Transfer in Virtual Reality. How modifying the body in virtual reality can help in clinical treatment
The brain equally equips hetero- and homosexual parents to face the challenges of parenthood. Is society as adaptive as the parental brain? Continue reading Who cares? How the brain makes us rethink parenting roles.
Social interaction, curiosity, creativity and the process of knowing something together with someone are crucial factors in a learning process…What can neuroscience contribute to education? Continue reading Neuroscience and Education: Worlds apart?
Rudimentary mind-reading is possible! How neuroscientists can decode what you are seeing. Continue reading Is mind-reading science (fiction)?
Cellphones as an electromagnetic field generator
Only distractors or interfering with your thoughts?
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A word of wisdom for the modern age… What can we learn from contemplative science? How do centuries-old techniques change our brain and body? Let’s look at ancient concepts with contemporary ideas… Continue reading Compassion and meditation – towards contemplative sciences
It works both ways! What financial strain does to how we think and choose. Continue reading Does poverty make people stupid?
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