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Unformatted text preview: PSYC817:BrainMa0ers KeepYourBrainAc9ve! Introduc9on: MemoryandRevitaliza9onTraining Empowerindividualstoimprovememory Developposi9veaItudes Ins9llinsightsabouthealthfulstrategiesto op9mizecogni9on Exercise:Yoga Today'sexerciseisayogaexercisethatincreases bloodflowtothebrain. Neurons TheBrainaSculpture Thinkoftheadolescentbrainasablockof granitearela9velyshapelesspieceofstonein earlyadulthood. Wecarveintoitmeaningloosesomeneurons Thislossisagainintheformofthebrainthatis thebasisforadifferen9a9ngadultwhobeginsto takeshape. Ac9va9ngpartsofthebraintodevelopexper9se inoneareaformstheindividualandsculptsthe brain. S9mula9ngGrowthofDendrites andAxons NeurobicscoinedbyneurobiologyprofessorDr. LawrenceKatz We'lltrysomeofDr.Katz'sneurobicexercisesto s9mulateourbrainduringthiscourse NeurobicsExercise1:Duringthenextweekbrush yourteethwithyournondominanthand.Keepa diaryofyourexperienceovertheweek. CapturingInforma9onandRememberingIt CapturingInforma9onandRememberingIt (con9nued) LearningStyles Auditorylearners(30%ofadults) Visuallearners(65%ofadults) Kinesthe9clearners(5%ofadults) Alsocanlearnusingacombina9onofthese styles Whatisyourprimarylearningstyle? LearnerModalityQues9onnaire Case1:Ihaveaninterestinlearningtoplay golf.Toexplorethisinterest,Imightfindone ofthefollowingtobethemosteffec9veway togetstarted.Itismostlikemeto 1. Talktopeoplewhoplaygolftohearwhatthey havetosay 2. Takesomelessonsorhitafewballsatthedriving range 3. Readbooksandmagazinesaboutit,getvideos, andwatchgolfmatchesonTV LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE2:Ayoungsterwantsmetolearnhowto usehiscomputertoplaygameswithhim.To learnhowtousethecomputerprograms,I probablywouldselectthisasthefirstac9vity: 1.Readuponhowtousethecomputer programs 2.Havesomeonetellmehowtodoit 3.Takeahandsoncourseatapubliclibrary, communitycollege,orlocalcomputerstore LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE3:IamsiIngwithachildwhoisholding herfavoriteboardgame.Shewouldlikemeto playwithher.TolearnthegameIwould 1.Playthegameandfigureoutalongtheway 2.Havethechildexplaintherulestome 3.First,readtheinstrucGonstothegame LearnerModalityQues9onnaire Case4:Ihavelearnedthatthereare wonderfulwaystoimprovemymind.Allof thefollowingaregoodexamples.TheoneI wouldchoosetodofirstis 1.Readanewbook 2.ParGcipateinadiscussiongroup 3.LearnanewcraI LearnerModalityQues9onnaire Case5:Togetexercise,Idecidetotakeup walking.Myidealwalkwouldbe 1.OnthetreadmillsothatIcouldwatchTV orreadwhileIwalk 2.Walkwiththeradiotokeepmecompany 3.WalkingitselfissonicethatIdon'tfeela needtodoanythingelse LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE6:ThekindsofwordsImightuseare 1."Lookatthis.""Seeyoulater.""Oh,Isee." "Whatasight!" 2."Here...""Igetit.""Stayintouch." 3."Listen...""Ididn'tcatchthat.""I'llcallyou." LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE7:PeoplepointoutthatI 1.Doodleonmypapers 2.Fidgetinmyseatoramalwaysfoolingwith someobject 3.Hum,muUerorreadaloud LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE8:WhenIassembleIKEAfurnitureor otherfurnituretogether,Ipreferto 1.Putthefurnituretogether,occasionally lookingatthedirecGons 2.ReadtheinstrucGonsoutloudfirst,andthen talktomyselfduringassembly 3.ReadtheinstrucGonsandlookatthepictures, andthenassembleitstepbystep LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE9:Tocommunicatewithafriend,Iwould rather 1.PickupthephoneandhaveaconversaGon 2.Visitinperson 3.ExchangeleUersoremail LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE10:WhenIreadabook, 1.Iimaginemyselfastheheroorheroine.I createthesceneinmymindineverydetail usedbytheauthor 2.InoGcethewaythewordsflowandfit togetherlikepoetry 3.Iliketogetverycomfortablefirst LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE11:WhenIreadabook, 1.SomeGmeswhenIreadalongsentence,I repeatitoutloudtohelpmeunderstandit. 2.Ilikethewaythebookfeelsinmyhand 3.Igetlostinanotherworldandlooktrackof Gme. LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE12:Myideaofagood9meis 1.PlayinganacGvegamelikecharades 2.Watchingagreatmovieorreadingagood book 3.Goingtoaconcertorsingingwithagroup LearnerModalityQues9onnaire CASE13:Whensomeoneisgivingaspeech 1.Iamcontenttositandlisten 2.Ilookaroundtheroomtoseewhatelseis goingon 3.IgetagitatedathavingtositsGllforalong Gme MarvelatYourMemoryCapacity! *Remember* YourHWforthisweekisto: 1.Brushyourteethwithyournondominanthand andkeeparecordofthisexperience 2.Alsowritedownyourfirstmemoryanda memoryforeverydecadeofyourlife ...
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