Embodied Brains, Social Minds

Provider: The American School in London
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Description Neuropsychological perspectives on emotion, learning and self for education in multicultural, technological world Presented by Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang
Duration 4 days

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Higher, Leadership and Management, Teaching and Learning, Early Years/Foundation, Sciences, Mathematics / Numeracy, Further education, 14-19, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Arts, Business / Economics, Computing / ICT, English / Literacy, Health and care, Hospitality and Leisure, Humanities, Languages, PE / Sport, Technology, Management, Support Staff, Teaching staff, Assistant Headteacher, CPD Leader, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Head of Department / Faculty, Personal Development, Coaching and Mentoring, CPD Leadership, Performance Management, Assessment, Bilingual Support / EAL, Behaviour for Learning, Personalised Learning, SEND, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Out of school, Physics, Biology, Chemistry
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Based on cutting-edge research from affective and social neuroscience, participants will:

  • explore the roles of emotion and social interaction in learning, motivation, creativity and the culture of schools;
  • inquire deeply into brain, cognitive and emotional development as dynamically intertwined processes;
  • collaborate in facilitated discussions and analyses of case studies to develop scientifically grounded approaches for understanding and meeting the diverse cognitive, social and emotional needs of students;
  • obtain ideas for fostering healthy, enduring development and learning through a focus on age-appropriate curriculum development;
  • develop strategies to become researchers in their own classrooms.
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Neuropsychological perspectives on emotion, learning and self for education in multicultural, technological world.

Presented by Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang

Course dates: 18–21 June 2012

Presenter biography

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Ed.D., is an affective neuroscientist and human development psychologist who studies the neural, psychophysiological and psychological bases of emotion, social interaction and culture and their implications for development and schools. She is an assistant professor of education at the Rossier School of Education, an assistant professor of psychology at the Brain and Creativity Institute, and a member of the Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty at the University of Southern California, where she was formerly a joint postdoctoral fellow under the mentorship of Robert Rueda and Antonio Damasio. 


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