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Another piece of art ed advocacy cheese to help with marketing to the masses. Note worthy here is the book, "Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education," Lois Hetland et al. This amazon.com reviewer comment by S. Locke encapsulates the core of what art ed brings to the education table. It is how and why I teach visual arts when I am the one calling the shots: "critical and creative thinking is not a matter of magic or divine inspiration, but rather the result of a mind set ..."
Nifty idea, although a print of Brodmann's cell type map or an etching of just the beautiful gyri and sulci would be even better.
Psychological Trauma & the Brain: Interview w/ Kim Shilson. Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to reorganize itself through new connections & brain growth. Awareness of this potential provides a sense of hope to individuals suffering from post-traumatic sequelae as well as their treatment providers. Treatment that considers the brain’s neuroplasticity can, in a sense, reverse the effects of trauma. A great book on neuroplasticity is: The Brain That Changes Itself, by Norman Doidge.
Matt Langione, a subject in the study, reads Jane Austen's Mansfield Park. Results from the study suggest that blood flow in the brain diffe...