I just answered answered a question from Sue in Minneapolis, MN about the critical role of experience in the development of the brain (Part 1). For those of you who don't have time to read the whole post, want to share this information with colleagues or friends, or just don't love reading all that text check out this prezi we made on the same...More...
Posted by Dr. Dave Walsh • May 31, 2011
Posted by Dr. Dave Walsh • May 26, 2011
I took away my teenager's phone last weekend and she made it seem like I had destroyed her social life. She seems obsessed. What is the deal with teenagers and cell phones?
Maria, New Mexico
Think you can live for a week without your cell phone or the Internet? It's might be tough. But for your daughter, and many other...More...
Posted by Dr. Dave Walsh • May 19, 2011
Dr. Dave, I just saw you speak last week. Can you explain again the role of "practice" and experience in brain development? I want to share this information with my kids!
Sue, Minneapolis, MN
Sue, Thanks for your question. As we discussed last week, the brain is an astounding three pound miracle and neuroscience has...More...
Posted by Dr. Dave Walsh • May 12, 2011 • 4 Comments
Hello! Is there any research that shows a time of day for learning, retention of information, and developing skills that is better than others? Are there certain groups of people that do better at certain times of the day or does it depend more so on the individual?
At this facility, our morning classes are starting earlier and earlier. Over the past...More...
Posted by Erin Walsh • May 6, 2011
You recently wrote a post about engaging youth in conversations about online safety and digital citizenship? Do you have any tips or resources on how to do this?
- Monica, Toledo, Ohio
This is a great question! Involving young people in this conversation can be as simple as asking what they are doing online and...More...