Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University
Cathy Pratt, Ph.D., ISMHI Director
Christy Gauss, M.S.W., ISMHI Facilitator
This video series from Sentis explains how the brain works in eight short animated videos. (1:36 minutes)
SciShow host Hank explains the changes that occur in our brains during the teenage years. (10:06 minutes)
Karen Boutelle, from the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training, shares a useful model of the brain using the palm of your hand. (6:16 minutes)
SmarterEveryDay explains how neuroplasticity works using a skill almost everyone possesses – riding a bike. (7:57 minutes)
Dr. Lori Desautels talks with adolescents about stress and the impact it has on thinking and the brain. (19:35 minutes)
Teaching students about their brains empowers them and enhances any strategies used. This article explains not only why but how to teach students about their brains.
This article explains how teaching students about their brains can engage students and enhance their overall learning in the classroom.
Dr. Lori Desautels explains why having a Brain Lab in classrooms is so important and how it enhances student learning.
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