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Education neuroscience: giving teachers smarter information – not just tomorrow but today

Michael Thomas. I could perhaps have been forgiven for viewing with some trepidation the invitation to address a gathering of artificial intelligence researchers at this week’s London Festival of Learning. At their last conference, they told me, they’d discussed my

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Educational neuroscience: Bringing brains together in a neural network

Andy Tolmie  Not long ago, there was a rage for “brain-based learning” (what other type could there be?). It purported to use neuroscience to design activities that were more amenable to the brain’s structure and behavior, or that helped to

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