Daily Archives: September 13, 2010

5 points about PLEs PLNs for PLENK2010

POINT 1.  The PLE differs from the general usage of the LMS in that it is not course focused, but rather focuses on the learning the student is doing over the length of their learning journey. By extension it tends … Continue reading

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Brain’s voluntary chain-of-command ruled by not one but two captains

Read A probe of the upper echelons of the human brain’s chain-of-command has found strong evidence that there are not one but two complementary commanders in charge of the brain, according to neuroscientists at Washington University School of Medicine in … Continue reading

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Brain’s organization switches as children become adults

Read In the new study, this is where the organizational contrast arises: Instead of having networks made of brain regions that are distant from each other but functionally linked, most of the tightest connections in a child’s brain are between … Continue reading

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Mental maturity scan tracks brain development

Read Five minutes in a scanner can reveal how far a child’s brain has come along the path from childhood to maturity and potentially shed light on a range of psychological and developmental disorders, scientists at Washington University School of … Continue reading

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