Tuesday, July 7, 2009

TED Talk: 3 Ways the Brain Creates Meaning

Today on the TED Blog there was a short talk posted about how the brain interprets words, images, feelings, and connections. The talk was given by Tom Wujec in February 2009. The video is embedded below.


Applications for Education
As an educator I always take interest in research and discussion about how the brain absorbs and processes information. Knowing how the brain processes information should influence how we present information to our audience(s).

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