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Buster Benson of SlackHQ has made this nifty, simple diagram explaining exactly why and how you're wrong.
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Nobody taught them how to plan, either. Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham looks at new research on the problem.
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Food is fuel and knowing what to eat and drink ahead of exams can make all the difference to your performance.
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Most failures of memory are not problems with retrieval but with encoding. Here are five activities to help your student focus on their learning.
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Το Σάββατο 25 Ιουνίου και ώρα 11.00-13.00 θα βρισκόμαστε στο χώρο του βιβλιοπωλείου των εκδόσεων Σαββάλα στην Αθήνα, Ζωοδόχου Πηγής 18 (1ος όροφος), για να ανταλλάξουμε απόψεις γύρω από τη φυσική της Γ' Λυκείου με την ευκαιρία της έκδοσης του νέου μας βιβλίου: "Φυσική Γ' Λυκείου - τεύχος Α".
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Εκδόθηκε το Α τεύχος του βιβλίο μου για τη Φυσική της Γ' Λυκείου!
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A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.
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Most people remember where they were when the twin towers collapsed in New York … new research reveals why that may be the case.
A study led by the University of Edinburgh has shed new light on the biological mechanisms that drive the process, known as flashbulb memory.
The research involving mice reveals how attention-grabbing experiences activate a specific area of the brain, which then releases memory-boosting chemicals.
The findings help to explain why people retain information better if something distracts their attention either just before or just after a memory is stored in their brain.
Experts say the research could bring fresh insights to support learning in the classroom.

The study focused on how everyday memories, such as remembering names or items on a shopping list, are stored in the brain. In mice, one equivalent is remembering the location of a food source.
Researchers placed mice in an arena to search for hidden food that changed location each day.
They found animals that had a new experience within 30 minutes of being trained to remember the food location, such as exploring an unfamiliar floor surface, were better at remembering where to find food the next day.
The phenomenon is linked to release of a chemical called dopamine from an area of the brain known as the locus coeruleus the team showed. This area of the brain is particularly sensitive to new experiences, they found.
They showed that brain cells in the locus coeruleus carry dopamine to another area of the brain called the hippocampus, which controls the formation of memories.

Dopamine is well known for its role in memory formation. Much research has focused on the source of dopamine and what triggers its release in the brain.
This is the first study to establish a link between the locus coeruleus and the hippocampus.
The study, led by the University of Edinburgh, also involved scientists at the University of Texas Southwestern. It is published today in the journal Nature.
Professor Richard Morris, of the Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems at the University of Edinburgh, said: Little surprises happen all the time in subtle ways that reflect our personal lives and interests. Somehow, the novelty of surprise creates a halo of better memory for all the otherwise trivial events of one’s day that we ordinarily forget.
Our research suggests that a skillful teacher may be able to take advantage of these little surprises to help pupils learn and remember.
Summary: Researchers describe the biological mechanism that drives flashbulb memories.Source: University of Edinburgh.Most people remember where they were when the twin towers collapsed in New
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Why are people sometimes more emboldened in their beliefs after being exposed to corrective information?
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The Importance of Educational Theories on Instructional Design: a practical guide
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and lifetime to complete. You have been warned. For us, as 21 st century instructional designers
(ID) in the digital space, the subject of educational theory should be integral
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Το  Σάββατο 25 Ιουνίου και ώρα 11.00-13.00   θα βρισκόμαστε στο χώρο του βιβλιοπωλείου των εκδόσεων Σαββάλα στην Αθήνα, Ζωοδόχου Πηγής 18 (1ος όροφος) , για να ανταλλάξουμε απόψεις γύρω από τη φυσική της Γ' Λυκείου με την ευκαιρία της έκδοσης του νέου μας β...
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Ε ίμαι στην ευχάριστη θέση να ενημερώσω όλους τους συναδέλφους Φυσικούς και τους μαθητές που έχουν σκοπό να δώσουν πανελλήνιες εξετάσεις στο μάθημα της Φυσικής ότι εκδόθηκε το τεύχος Α' του βιβλίου μας για τη Φυσική Θετικού Προσανατολισμού της Γ' Λυκείου . ...
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Teacher of physics and astronomy, moodler, cyclist, MSc student
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I am a freelance teacher of physics and writer of several auxiliary books about physics. MSc student on digital learning since 2013. I am interested in collaboration and exchanging ideas and tips about web2.0, moodle, PLN, teaching physics, astronomy and e-learning. Cyclist and father.
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  • University of Edinburgh
    E-learning, 2013 - present
    MSc in digital learning
  • Univercity of Ioannina
    Physics, 1984 - 1989
  • 1o Λύκειο Αργυρούπολης
    1984
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Writing books, teaching physics, e-learning specialist, Moodle, making sourdough breads, gardening
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    Teacher of Physics, present
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    Teacher of Physics, 2003 - 2012
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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies
ww2.kqed.org

A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.

Remembering to Learn: Five Factors for Improving Recall
www.facultyfocus.com

Most failures of memory are not problems with retrieval but with encoding. Here are five activities to help your student focus on their lear

Portrait of a Multitasking Mind
www.scientificamerican.com

What happens when you try to do three things at once?

How Long To Nap For The Biggest Brain Benefits
www.collective-evolution.com

Napping can be great! But sometimes when you wake up after a nap, you feel groggy, almost as if you are more tired than you were before taki

Why We Love the Games That Enrage Us Most
www.scientificamerican.com

The psychology of intrinsic motivation and “hard fun” could improve education and, naturally, the next generation of video games

Εκδόσεις Σαββάλας - Savalas Publishers
plus.google.com

Σημείο αναφοράς στο καλό βιβλίο

"Ο έγκριτος πολίτης τιμά, αλλά δεν κολακεύει" Αριστοτέλης
skeptic-on.blogspot.com

Έχει ενδιαφέρον να παρατηρεί κανείς το παραλήρημα ευτυχίας που εκφράζεται στα κοινωνικά δίκτυα, από τους πολίτες προς τους εκάστοτε υπευθύνο

These Solar Roads Could Power The Entire Country
www.fastcoexist.com

The founders of the Solar Roadways project want to cover every highway in thick, LED-lit glass.

Tor Project: Anonymity Online
www.torproject.org

Tor prevents people from learning your location or browsing habits. Tor is for web browsers, instant messaging clients, and more. Tor is fre

Διδάσκοντας Φυσικές Επιστήμες
www.dfe.gr

Ένα δίκτυο ενημέρωσης, διαμοιρασμού και αλληλοϋποστήριξης για τους αεί διδασκόμενους διδάσκοντες τις Φυσικές Επιστήμες

ΤΙ ΘΑ ΓΙΝΕΙ, ΘΑ ΚΟΙΜΗΘΟΥΜΕ ΑΠΟΨΕ;
sleeparteducation.blogspot.com

"Τι θα γίνει, θα κοιμηθούμε απόψε;" ΠΑΡΑΓΩΓΗ: Ελληνική Εταιρεία ΗΕΓραφίας και Κλινικής Νευροφυσιολογίας Η παράσταση παρουσιάζεται υπό την αι

Nice place with excellent food
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Πολύ ενημερωμένη μπυραρία. Το φαγητό θα μπορούσε να ειναι καλύτερο.
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Πολύ καλοί και πρωτότυποι μεζέδες
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Πολύ όμορφο bistrot προσανατολισμένο στο κρασί. Εξαιρετικό φαγητό που ταιριάζει ιδανικά με το κρασί που σερβίρεται. Η μόνη παραφωνία είναι ότι επιτρέπεται το κάπνισμα κάτι που δε συνάδει με τη γευστική πανδαισία που προσφέρει.
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