Save the date for the next BrainCanDo symposium; ‘Sleep and the teenage brain’ with Dr Nicola Barley
4s will participate with researchers from The University of Reading for another BrainCanDo session.
On Thursday 15 March we hosted our third annual BrainCanDo Conference and the theme for the day was ‘Pathways from Neuroscience to the Classroom’. Our speakers included Professor Michael Thomas, Dr Dean Burnett and Dr Amy Fancourt.
Professor Adam Ockelford and world-renowned musical savant Derek Paravicini, examine the impact of autism on musical development. Derek is blind and severely autistic. He has the gift if perfect pitch and is able to play any piece of music after hearing it only once.
On Monday 27 November BrainCanDo and its Founder, Julia Harrington, featured in the Daily Mail in an article entitled ‘Tell children the benefits of learning rather than reward results, parents urged’.
Join BrainCanDo on Thursday 12 October at Queen Anne’s to hear Professor John Stein’s ‘Wobbles, Warbles, and Fish – the neural basis of Dyslexia’ talk.
Yesterday was an exciting day for multiple Queen Anne’s students as they visited Reading University’s research centre. This is all part of opting in to our BrainCanDo research project investigating the dynamics of pupil interactions and the spread of motivation through peer groups.
Queen Anne’s, BrainCanDo and Colleagues from Goldsmiths, University of London, featured in The Times on Saturday following the findings of a research project started at Queen Anne’s.
Queen Anne’s and its educational neuroscience project, BrainCanDo featured in Absolutely Education in its Hong Kong and UK editions.
Queen Anne’s wins the 2016 TES Independent Schools Award for ‘outstanding post-16 innovative provision’ for The Space which was designed to fulfil the philosophy behind its BrainCanDo educational neuroscience project.