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These are reviewed videos that are of educational interest. There pdf notes available with some of them.
PROFESSSOR SUE GARTHERCOLE - LEARNUS LECTURE
The of the usual lecture her "Diagnosis what Diagnosis". Sue Gathercole who is in the Cambridge Institute of the brain refers to the latest research on cognition and working memory. The Institute specialise on children with learning difficulties. It is sponsored by the the health service.
In her excellent lecture Sue Garthercole refers the fact is no evidence working memory capacity can be changed and that there is no magic bullet solution to resolving difficulties that the 33% of children are retarded learning potential.
DUCAN ASTLE - LEARNUS LECTURE
Ducan Astle is also in the Cambridge University of the Brain. The title of his lecture is "Supporting Struggling Learners Beyoond the Label". He refers to neuro-myths and the concept of the regression of the mean. He refers to research into children with learning difficulties.
PROFESSOR MICHAEL THOMAS EDUCATIONAL NEUROSCIEMichael Thomas contends cognitive science and neuroscience needs to be practised by teachers. He refers the fact that should increasingly arrest the change in fashion in education.
PROFESSOR ROBERT PLOMIN - EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT AND INTELLIGENCE
This is Professor Plomin Genetist Video.
PROFESSOR ROBERT PLOMIN - GENETICS AND EDUCATION
This is another Professor Plomin Genetist Video.
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PROFESSOR ROBERT PLOMIN - HARD TALK
This is a Professor Plomin Genetist Video Interview
Bristol School of Cognitive Psychology
The Videos Explain Working Memory Problems
These videos are extremely interesting.
They assert that there are three dimensions to working memory. Processing capacity, which can be worked out by calculating digit span, how many numbers the brain can hold. Processing speed can be worked out by naming the colours of circle as quickly as possible. Complex span uses digit span injected with fast naming of colours i.e. hold a number and then name a colour.
They refer to three reasons for working memory problems arising. It arises because of low memory capacity, slow processing speed and distractions. They suggest that the ability to read relates to memorisation problems, while processing quickly, effectively relates to classroom behaviour.
V2. Children may have specific visual memory problems. These children's can become frustrated. Children can have limited verbal spans.
V3. Slower processers remember less because they are unlikely get distractions out of the way. Verbal distraction have a strong effect on people.
V4. Rhythm supports memory