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    Biological Aspects of Addictive Behavior Tertiary-Lifelong
    Archer states that, “This article will provide an overview of the biological processes that accompany chemical addictions and review the evidence that these processes also accompany behavioral addictions. I will then suggest reasons why these behaviors...

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    Book Review - The Brain that Changes Itself Grade 9-Lifelong
    The mind is not static. The reason education is possible is because the brain can change. This brief book review explores one author's collection of case studies and explanations of the need for change.

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    Brain and Mind - A Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Koh looks at "the philosophical questions revolving around the mind-brain relationship which challenge the Christian to consider the human brain from the standpoint of the human person, and the person from the standpoint of God's purposes." This...

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    Brain References Preschool-Lifelong
    Each Selected Brain Facts topic provides brief notes with references for additional study of brain research. Available topics include: adaption, addictive behaviors, affirmation, aging, brain-body communication, brain development, brain dysfunctions,...

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    Brain Research - Does It Support Ellen G. White's Counsels to Educators? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This feature article identifies the connection between Ellen White's counsels on education and the findings of current brain researchers. Caviness examines 15 recurrent themes in brain research and 12 in Ellen White's counsels; she arrives at insightful conclusions...

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    Brain-friendly Teacher - How to Create Lasting Learning through Classroom Design & Instruction Preschool-Grade 12
    Why do my students forget what I teach when class is done? How do I know if a trend on social media really works or if it is just a fun thing to try? How do I bring information to my students’ long-term memory? Does the way I decorate...

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    Downshifting - Gear up for Success Preschool-Lifelong
    The brain consists of several functional layers that can be compared to gears in a vehicle. In situations of trauma, crisis, or any type of fear, the brain downshifts in an attempt to access functions that promote safety. While this is a helpful strategy,...

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    Early Childhood Education and Care - General Session 0-2 years-Preschool
    This 2018 NAD convention ECEC session involved "brain research and how it relates to the mental and spiritual formation in children." The file is titled Making a Difference - The Brain, Jesus and Early Childhood!

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    Educational brain research as compared with Ellen Whites counsels to educators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Purpose of the study: The purpose of this study was threefold: to review current, education-relevant brain research; to review the educational writings of Ellen G. White for major emerging themes/principles; and to compare these findings for similarities...

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    Grey Matter Matters Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The brain is extremely complex. The brain has the amazing ability to reshape and reorganise its neural networks, depending on increased or decreased use, making it malleable or ‘plastic’. This plasticity allows for incredible changes to take...

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    Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Harmony from a Neuroscience Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Caviness looks at the fractal theory, which a rheumatologist noted "applies not only to the brain, the heart, and the brain/body, it also applies to the immune system and, in fact, to DNA as well." Caviness also notes how it relates to spirituality....

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    MindWaves - How to Use Less Brain Energy to Avoid Burnouts and Better Connect With Those Around You Preschool-Lifelong
    Your brain is as unique as your thumbprint. Some things you do require more expenditure of energy from you than it would of others. Some require less. Understanding more about the amount of energy your brain uses in your own thinking processes and aligning...

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    Practical Guidelines for Classroom Discipline Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article discusses six guidelines for classroom discipline: 1) knowing the purpose of discipline; 2) making the connection between instruction and behavior; 3) developing a repertoire of models; 4) teaching social skills; 5) planning the first two weeks...

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    Subjective Reality - The Hard Question Tertiary-Lifelong
    The manner in which the 100 billion or so neurons in the human brain work together to give us the rich subjective conscious experience has been referred to as the 'hard question'. Author Own Hughes explores this question exposing some of its difficult dimensions....

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    Teaching the Way Kids Learn - What Brain-Function Research Tells Us About Learning Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares current information on brain-function research, and the implications for learning. It provides a foundation for understanding not only the "how" but also the "why" of good teaching....

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    The Brain and Learning - Cellular Memory Preschool-Lifelong
    In our culture learning and memory go hand in glove. There are many forms of memory. Cellular memory involves information-energy stored at the cellular level. This form of memory impacts behaviors at a subconscious level. Have you ever asked yourself, "Why...

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    The Mind Body Connection - Practical Applications for Brain Based Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Campbell notes that while research on brain based learning supports concepts presented by Ellen White, a limited understanding of what brain research actually means for education still exists. The article explores the strong connection between learning and...

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    The Puzzle of Student Success - Assessing Without Stress Leading to Great Differentiated Instruction Preschool Thru 6th Grade Preschool-Grade 6
    Read this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "learn why today's child comes to school with a different brain than you did, how it impacts your instruction, and what is required to accelerate student outcomes...learn the science...

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    Understanding Behavioral Addictions Grade 5-Lifelong
    Melgosa explains the definition and scope of behavioral addictions, noting that substance addictions and behavioral addictions may be related to a single underlying disorder, as the two have very similar symptoms. The article also discusses the costs of behavioral...

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    Worth the Effort - Applying Brain Research in Kindergarten Kindergarten-Grade 2
    To alleviate first days of school stress, Julie Westlake provided her students with a positive learning environment that was free of threats and stress, allowed student choice, and created a physical environment that allowed her students to excel in arts and...

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    You, Your Neurons, and Free Will - Concerns about Reductionism and the Popularization of Cognitive Science Tertiary
    "Along with a longstanding Adventist commitment to the development of the whole person, as well as to the development of character through effortful practice, the Adventist position on human nature has much to offer cognitive science and the public...