Why Educational Neuroscience in the Classroom?

Why Educational Neuroscience in the Classroom?

August 2016 Dr. Lori Desautels After completing our initial educational neuroscience graduate course at Butler University, and completing a yearlong...

The Adolescent Brain: Leaving Childhood Behind

The Adolescent Brain: Leaving Childhood Behind

Social and Emotional Learning Series for Edutopia There isn’t a more profound scene in the film Inside Out than the...

Contagious Emotions and Responding to Stress

Contagious Emotions and Responding to Stress

Social and Emotional Learning Series for Edutopia Neuroscience research suggests that emotions are contagious. Our brains are social organs, and...

Islands of Personality and Trains of Thought

Islands of Personality and Trains of Thought

Social and Emotional Learning Series for Edutopia In the film Inside Out, 11-year-old Riley holds several islands of personality in...

Creating Core Memories in the Classroom

Creating Core Memories in the Classroom

Social and Emotional Learning Series for Edutopia We all create core memories. When we encounter an experience with heightened emotion,...

How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships

How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships

Social and Emotional Learning Series for Edutopia We need all of our emotions for thinking, problem solving, and focused attention....

Creating Trauma Informed Instruction-SchoolsThe Heart of Teaching and Learning

Creating Trauma Informed Instruction-Schools The Heart of Teaching and Learning

A Presentation by Dr. Lori Desautels- Marian University Preview: Schools as Ecological Systems Students who attend school from kindergarten through...

How the Brain Works, Mindfulness and Meditation Pt. 2

How the Brain Works, Mindfulness and Meditation Pt. 2

In this episode we discuss How the Brain Works in regards to educational neuroscience with Dr. Lori Desautels of Marian...

How the Brain Works, Mindfulness and Meditation Pt. 1

How the Brain Works, Mindfulness and Meditation Pt. 1

In this episode we discuss How the Brain Works in regards to educational neuroscience with Dr. Lori Desautels of Marian...

The Heart and Brain of the Matter Keynote: ISTA Early Educators Conference

The Heart and Brain of the Matter Keynote: ISTA Early Educators Conference

We can change our behaviors: Strategies for the Social Brain. Keynote Presentation by Dr. Lori Desautels at the Indiana State...