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 5/17/11 Theme 2: Learning Happens in Learning Equals Brain Change Memory Applying Memory Principles & Models to School Learning Learning Histories
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 5/17/11 Nelson reading What is learning? When the mind changes Mind = Brain? Nelson would say yes, so . . . Learning is when the  brain  changes Brain  PLASTICITY  facilitates learning How the brain changes is  EXPERIENCE DEPENDENT
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 5/17/11 Reading *Read  Development , pp. 37-42  
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 5/17/11 Role of the brain in cognitive activity
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 5/17/11 Your turn Pretend you are explaining the role of the brain in  cognitive development to a peer.  In your group, decide on  the best model to explain how messages are sent in the  brain.  Include the following terms in your explanation: neurons,  axons, myelin sheath, dendrites, synapses, and neurotransmitters. 
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 5/17/11 Response to the reading List and explain in your own words the three mechanisms  by which experience can induce change in the brain.  ( group 1) Explain in your own words what research on the effect of  stress on brain development concludes. ( group 2) Explain in your own words how enriched environments 
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course TE 150 taught by Professor Palmer during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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