9:30-10:00 AM: Coffee Reception (McKnight Lobby, Cone 321)
10:00-11:00 AM: Keynote (McKnight Hall, Cone 320)
Barbara Oakley will share the secrets of neuroscience to unlock the brain’s power for maximum learning in a keynote presentation"Change Your Brain: Learning How to Learn."
She will discuss key questions that will impact you and your students:
- Why sometimes letting your mind wander is an important part of the learning process
- How to avoid “rut think” in order to think outside the box
- Why having a poor memory can be a good thing
- Why procrastination is the enemy of problem-solving
Dr. Oakley’s research has been described as “revolutionary” in the Wall Street Journal—she has published in outlets as varied as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.