The Science of Learning Research Centre is a Special Research Initiative of the Australian Research Council. In the Centre, researchers in education, neuroscience and cognitive psychology are working together with teachers to understand the learning process.
Australia’s efforts in understanding how the brain learns have been recognised with the awarding of a prestigious fellowship to a University of Queensland researcher. Ross Cunnington will travel to Switzerland next month (October) as one of the first three people worldwide awarded a Science of Learning Fellowship through a new program established by the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) in partnership with the International Bureau of Education (IBE) and the United Nations Educatio
Date: Wednesday 12th October Time: 4.30 – 6.00pm (45 minute presentation, followed by 15 minutes question time and 30 minute tea/coffee) Venue: Level 7 Seminar Room, Queensland Brain Institute (Building #79) The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus Speakers: Dr Natasha Mattews, Research Fellow, SLRC Title: Multitasking and the Developing Brain With advances in digital technologies, children and adolescents today spend more time multitasking than ever before. Recent evidence suggests