Category Archives: neurosciences

Neuromyths Busting and Education


The OECD’s Brain and Learning project (2002) emphasized that many misconceptions about the brain exist among professionals in the field of education. Though these so-called “neuromyths” are loosely based on scientific facts, they may have adverse effects on educational practice.  … Continue reading

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Does Raising Bilingual Children Make Them Smarter ?


Learning simultaneously two languages at very young age develops certain areas of the brain that are different when a second language is acquired later in life in high school or college for example. The bilingual brain has one large area … Continue reading

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How Cultures Impact The Brain and Expat Lives?


1-Basic concepts of cultural neurosciences There is a lot of new research going on in the field of cultural neurosciences, looking at the relations existing between cultural dimensions and the brain’s activity referred by some scientists as  brain’s plasticity. Tufts … Continue reading

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Praise and Incentives: Are Carrots Worse Than Sticks?


How many times do you say  “good job” or  “I am proud of you” to your kids ? Do you give them money or buy them candies if they behave well or get good marks at school? What about your … Continue reading

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How To Deal With Emotional Eating While In Transition?


  I am not talking about the  few pounds or kilos you usually gain after overeating for one or two feast meals at Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Eve. What I am talking about is a long-term approach to both weight … Continue reading

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How To Become A Successful Innovator. Part I: Break The Rules!


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.-Albert Einstein By reaction to this quote,  my definition of creativity is “doing things that you usually do in a different way to get different results”. … Continue reading

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