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New article on financial literacy tools out in Journal of Economic Education

Published on April 16, 2016, by in Uncategorized.

Our new article with Percival Matthews and Anya Samek “Using online compound interest tools to improve financial literacy” just came out in the Journal of Economic Education.  In this article, we examine the use of different types of tools (tables and visualizations) t0 teach people about compound interest. Our findings (which were surprising to us) were that

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Becky Liu Awarded Hilldale Fellowship

Published on April 16, 2016, by in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to our undergraduate Becky Liu, who has been awarded a Hilldale Fellowship for her project “Cross Cultural Investigation of Foundational Fractions Concepts”.  This Hilldale award builds on Becky’s successful Welton application last year, and will support Becky’s project in which she compares fractions understanding between groups of Native English speakers and Native Chinese speakers.

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Come See Our Undergrads Present at the Undergrad Symposium

Published on April 10, 2016, by in Uncategorized.

The Ed Neuro Lab will have five presentations at the Undergraduate Symposium this Thursday, April 14. URS student Maiyer Vang will be presenting a poster (Session 1 12:30 – 1:45) Investigating the Neural Basis of Developmental Gerstmann’s Syndrome Hilldale Award Winner Grace George will be presenting a poster (Session 2: 2:00 – 3:15 p.m) Investigations Into

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Ed to Speak at Temple University

Published on April 8, 2016, by in Uncategorized.

Ed will be heading to Philadelphia to speak at Temple University in their Temple Institute for Learning & Education Sciences series next Wednesday, April 13.  He will be speaking about Understanding Fractions: A Case Study in Educational Neuroscience.

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The Ed Neuro Lab is at CNS

Published on April 1, 2016, by in Uncategorized.

The Educational Neuroscience Lab is sending a party of three (Liz, Radhika and Zac) to the Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting in the Big Apple! We will be presenting three posters on our work, and Radhika will also present as a data blitz talk: Data Blitz Session 1 (Saturday 2:54 – 3:00 pm) Talk 5: Decoding Grapheme-Color Synesthesia Using

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