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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.

Monday, August 21, 2017
2014 Annual Meeting -

Thursday April 3rd

Business Meeting Overview
Scheduled Time: Thurs Apr 3 - 6:15pm -7:45pm
Building/Room: Convention Center, 100 Level, 120A
Agenda: Annoucement and introduction if incoming SIG Leadership

 

**Members should attend. Nonmembers and interested parties are also welcome**

Paper Session 1
Scheduled Time: Thurs Apr 3rd - 12:00pm- 1:30pm
Building/Room: Marriott 5th Level, Grand Ballroom I 
Chair: Sen Campbell
Paper 1:

An Individual Differences Study of the Psychological Bases of Scientific Reasoning 

Keisha Varma, Martin Van Boekel, Sashank Varma (University of Minnesota)

 Paper 2:

 Neuroelectrophysiological Evidence on the Contribution of the Primary Motor Cortex in Understanding Action Verbs: An EEG Study

Sungbong Kim (Teachers College, Columbia University)

 Paper 3:

 The Neural Basis of Achievement Motivation: Inquiring Asymmetric Brain Activity

Chung-Chin Wu (National Cheng Kung University)

**Members should attend. Nonmembers and interested parties are also welcome**


Friday, April 4th

Symposium

Policy Implications for Science and Math Education, Visual Spatial Learning, and Neuromyth
Scheduled Time: Fri, April 4th - 4:05pm - 6:05pm
Building/Room: Marriott 5th Level, Grand Ballroom I    
Discussant: Kristen Dellinger
Chair: Layne Kalbfleisch
Participants:

 Numerical Predictors of Arithmetic Skills in Early Elementary and MiddleSchool 

Ian Lyons (Western Ontario University)

 

Core Skills in Elementary School Science

Andrew Tolmie (Institute of Education, London)

 

Visual Spatial Talent, Neurologucal Systems, Instrumentation, Education, and the Left Brain/Right Brain Neuromyth

Charles Gillmarten (George Mason University)

 

Environmental Influences on Neural Systems of Relational Complexity and Implications for the Assessment of Intellectual Capacity

Layne Kalbfleisch (George Mason University)

**Members should attend. Nonmembers and interested parties are also welcome**

 

2014 Annual Meeting (Continued)

Saturday, April 5th

Roundtable
Scheduled Time: Sat, Apr 5th - 8:15am - 10:15am
Building/Room: Convention Center, 400 Level, Terrace III
Chair: Debby Zambo
Participants: The Ripple Effect: Creating Synergy Between Neuroscience and Education Through Teacher Education Programs
Margaret Billings Krause & Julia Hagge (Univ South Florida)

  The Thinking Hand: Embodiment of Tool Use, Social Cognition, and Metaphorical Thinking and Implications for Learning Design
Firat Soylu (Northwestern University)

  Understanding Learning With the Brain in Mind: Insights from the Integration of Neuroscience and Education
Kim Ilosvay (Univ of Portland), Alfonso Garcia Arriola (Portland Public Schools)

 

Paper Session
Scheduled Time: Sat, Apr 5th - 2:45am - 4:15pm 
Building/Room: Marriott 4th Level, 414
Chair: Layne Kalbfleisch
Paper 1: Brain Processing of Whole-Number Versus Fraction Comparisons: Impact of Constructivist-Based Task Design on Reaction Time and Distance Effect
Ron Tzur (UC, Denver), Brendan E. Depue (UC Boulder)

Paper 2: Executive Function as a Moderator of Learning Outcomes in Web-based Education
Mei Cheng (Univ North Texas), Cen Wang (Charles Sturt Univ), Jie Wang (Univ North Texas)

Paper 3: Neuroscience Opens New Avenues Toward Understanding the Relationship Between Attention and Dyslexia
Julia Hagge, Margaret Billings Krause (Univ S Florida)


 

 

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