Congratulations to three of our undergraduates for their summer fellowship awards. Becky Liu is the winner of a Welton Sophomore Research Apprenticeship Grant, and Grace George and Jen Hathaway are winners of the Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship. Congratulations Jen, Grace and Becky!
Ed was quoted in a new story about dyscalculia, based on the experiences of our friend Renee Newman-Hamilton, who runs the website http://www.dyscalculia.org/. The story, written by Agata Blaszczak Boxe, is titled The Brain That Just Doesn’t Get Numbers.
Congratulations Liz, for your acceptance to the Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, known to attendees as “Brain Camp“. The competition was intense, with only 70 people accepted out of more than 200 applicants. This year’s Summer Institute, in Santa Barbara, CA will be held June 22-July 3, and focuses on a mix of methodological and developmental questions. We’re
The Ed Neuro Lab continues its spring travel schedule, heading to Chicago this week for AERA! We will mostly be at talks and activities related to the Brain Neuroscience and Education (BNE) SIG and the Research in Mathematics Education (RME) SIG. Liz will be giving a talk titled Fractions on the Mental Number Line: How
Ed and our friend Gavin Price (at Vanderbilt) were quoted in a new mentalfloss post about dyscalculia, 11 Facts About the Math Disorder Dyscalculia. It provides some basic information, in an easy to digest format, about current understanding and thinking about dyscalculia.