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The On Being Project

The Science of Attention

Adele Diamond

The Science of Attention

What Adele Diamond is learning about the brain challenges basic assumptions in modern education. Her work is scientifically illustrating the educational power of things like play, sports, music, memorization, and reflection. What nourishes the human spirit, the whole person, it turns out, also hones our minds.
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    Adele Diamond

    is a professor of developmental cognitive neuroscience at the University of British Columbia.