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?
A walk-through the world of decision making under risk. Continue reading Why do we fear terror?
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?
It works both ways! What financial strain does to how we think and choose. Continue reading Does poverty make people stupid?
The internet didn’t invent conspiracy theories. But by exploiting an evolutionary feature of our brain, it has helped plunged us into a post-truth world of alternative facts. Continue reading You want the Truth? Your brain can’t handle the truth!
Tackling the age-old question: Are differences between the sexes reflective of nature or nurture? Continue reading Everything you always wanted to know about sex (differences), but were afraid to ask
Could modern Neuroscience be used as a counter-terrorism measure, or help us predict and prevent criminal behavior? Or is this simply science fiction? Continue reading Will Neurocriminology make Minority Report real?
Testosterone- the single word biological explanation accompanying the classic “Boys will be boys” slogan, oft-repeated as a rationalization for everything from mischief to bullying to violence to world wars. But how accurate is our perception of testosterone and its role in male behaviour? Continue reading The Neuroscience of “Boys will be boys”: Exploring the link between testosterone and male aggression
What is it about this social exchange of information that is so appealing for us Homo Sapiens? As we will see, this social evolution may well be hardwired into the very fabric of our brains. Continue reading Homo Sapiens: The Social Animal