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Promote an understanding of neuroscience research within the educational community. We hope to achieve this goal by promoting neuroscience research that has implications for educational practice and by providing a forum for the issues and controversies connecting these two fields.

Sunday, July 22, 2018
2003 AERA Annual Meeting - BNE SIG Sessions

Expert Panel: Does Evidence from the Neurosciences Support the Theory of Multiple Intelligences?
Monday, April 21, 4:05-6:05pm
Session Chair:
Read Diket, William Carey College
Introduction : Branton Shearer, Kent State University (Paper.pdf)
(Audio Recording $24; OrderForm.pdf)


Patricia Carpenter
Patricia Carpenter
Dr. Carpenter is the Lee and Marge Gregg Professor of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University and is a member of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition there. Dr. Carpenter is one of the pioneers in the study of language and reading comprehension and is actively engaged in applying the results of neuroscience research to findings from traditional behavioral studies of cognition. Dr. Carpenter's research interests include: mental imagery, problem solving, language comprehension, and visually-based problem solving. (Paper.pdf)
Dr. Damasio
Antonio Damasio
Dr. Damasio is the Van Allen Professor and Head of Neurology at the University of Iowa College of Medicine and Adjunct Professor at the Salk Institute. Dr. Damasio is the author of a number of important books investigating consciousness, emotion, and cognition: Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain ; The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness ; and Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain . Dr. Damasio's research interests include: The neurobiology of memory, language, emotion, and decision-making. (Photo by Christian Steiner)
Dr. Gardner
Dr. Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor in Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and an Adjunct Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Gardner is also the Chairman of the Steering Committee of Project Zero an educational research group at Harvard. Dr. Gardner is the author of a number of important books on education and intelligence: Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet ; The Disciplined Mind: Beyond Facts and Standardized Tests ; Intelligence Reframed: Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century ; and Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligence . Dr. Gardner's research interests include: the theory, basis, and measurement of intelligence and creativity.(Paper.pdf)
Dr. Posner
Dr. Posner is currenly Professor Emeritus at the University of Oregon and Adjunct Professor at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University where he was until this year founding director of the Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology. Dr. Posner is one of world's leading neuroscientists and one of the pioneers of using functional neuroimaging to understand human cognition. Dr. Posner is currently co-chairing a panel on literacy supported by the Center for Educational Research and Innovationof the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Dr. Posner's research interests include: attention, cognition, emotion, consciousness, the neuroscience of reading, education, genetics, and development.(Paper.pdf)

Submitted Paper Session:

Educational Neuroscience - Methodology & Applications
Wednesday, April 23, 12:25-1:55pm

Session Chair: Michael Atherton, University of Minnesota

The Impact of Stress Hormones on Cognitive and Emotional Development: Implications for Impoverished, Maltreated and Minority Youth (Paper.pdf)
Lynn M. McWhorter, Indiana University

Cognitive EEG Test-Retest Reliability
Judy L. Giesen, University of Alabama
Gopakumar Venugopalan, University of Alabama
Bovorn Sirikul, University of Alabama

The Neuroscientfic Basis of Chess Playing: Implications for the Development of Talent and Education (Paper.pdf)
William M. Bart, University of Minnesota
Michael Atherton, University of Minnesota

The Application of Gaze-Contingent Display Changes and Event-related Optical Signals (EROS) for Measuring Inhibitory Neural Signals (Paper.pdf)
Shun-nan Yang, Brain Science Institute RIKEN
Yu-chi Tai, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
George W. McConkie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brain/Neurosciences & Education Paper Discussion

Tuesday, April 22, 12:25-1:05pm

Gender Differences in the Relationship of Working Memory Tasks (Paper.pdf)
James S. Cole, University of Missouri-Columbia
Karen Weston, University of Missouri-Columbia
Gypsy Denzine, Northern Arizona University

SIG Business Meeting

Monday, April 21, 6:15-7:45pm

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