The Brain, in Exquisite Detail – NYTimes.com

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The Brain, in Exquisite Detail – NYTimes.com.

Exquisite is right.  Deanna Barch and her colleagues are doing some amazing work.  They\’re mapping the connections in the human brain, and this collection of data promises to be absolutely invaluable.  I can\’t wait to see what kinds of conclusions can be drawn from the data they\’re gathering on intelligence and memory.  Check out the project that this is a part of, the NIH Human Connectome Project here. From their site: \”

The NIH Human Connectome Project is an ambitious effort to map the
neural pathways that underlie human brain function. The
overarching purpose of the Project is to
acquire and share data about the structural and functional connectivity
of the human
brain. It will greatly advance the
capabilities for imaging and analyzing brain connections, resulting in
improved sensitivity,
resolution, and utility, thereby accelerating
progress in the emerging field of human connectomics.

Altogether, the Human Connectome Project will
lead to major advances in our understanding of what makes us uniquely
human
and will set the stage for future studies of
abnormal brain circuits in many neurological and psychiatric disorders.\”

via The Brain, in Exquisite Detail – NYTimes.com.

Published by Dr. Corinne Hyde

I'm an Assistant Teaching Professor of Clinical Education at the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education. My research focuses on faculty adaptation to online learning, synchronous virtual classrooms, and the intersection of learning theory and technology. I teach mostly learning theory and technology/new media literacy courses to graduate students. Prior to becoming a professor, I was a classroom teacher in a high needs school in Los Angeles, a private educational administrator, a community preschool teacher, and a behavior interventionist. I hold a B.S. in Elementary Education from The University of Central Florida, and a M.S.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, with a focus in Educational Psychology, from the University of Southern California. I have been certified as a classroom teacher in FL, CA, and LA, and I hold administration and ELD certifications in California and Louisiana. I currently live in Louisiana with my husband, my daughter, and my 3 dogs.

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