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The Teaching 'Mindset:' How Expectations Matter

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC.The idea of "Growth Mindset" has received a lot of attention recently. The term itself was originally coined by distinguished Stanford Psychology professor Caro ... read more

Brain Exercises: How Physical Activity Affects Cognitive Control | NeuroConnections

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC. This blog is part of our NeuroConnections blog series, where we explore the bridge between neuroscience and education. The past few days, my Facebook feed has ... read more

Relax and Ponder This: Your Brain at "Rest" | NeuroConnections Series

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC. This blog is Part 7 in our NeuroConnections blog series, where we explore the bridge between neuroscience and education. Is our brain ever truly at rest? As mu ... read more

Food for Thought | NeuroConnections Series

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC. This blog is Part 6 in our NeuroConnections blog series, where we explore the bridge between neuroscience and education. Much as I try to focus on work, I have ... read more

Neuroscience and Math: When the Learning All Adds Up | NeuroConnections Series

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC. This blog is Part 5 in our NeuroConnections blog series, where we explore the bridge between neuroscience and education. I hope by now, through our video and Q ... read more

Building Bridges Between the Brain and the Classroom | NeuroConnections Series

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC. This blog is Part 4 in our NeuroConnections blog series, where we explore the bridge between neuroscience and education. In 1997, John Bruer wrote a popular ar ... read more

Adolescence Is Our "Last Best Chance:" A Talk with Dr. Laurence Steinberg | NeuroConnections Series

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC. This blog is Part 2 in our NeuroConnections blog series, where we explore the bridge between neuroscience and education. As the first stop on the tour for his ... read more

How Do You Keep Brain Cells Alive? | Part 1 in Our New “NeuroConnections” Series

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC.Those of you who follow TASC closely may have noticed our growing interest in the neuroscience of education, from the release of our adolescent brain video to i ... read more

Good News, Social-Emotional Learners

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC.Preliminary research supports the idea that social-emotional learning can positively impact students’ academic success. However, a large meta-analysis by Jose ... read more

Use It or Lose It: The Adolescent Brain

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn directs research for TASC.Every spring, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) hosts the world’s largest education research conference. It is a mecca for edu-geeks like m ... read more

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