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Zack Lynch is author of The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science Is Changing Our World (St. Martin's Press, July 2009).
He is the founder and executive director of the Neurotechnology Industry Organization (NIO) and co-founder of NeuroInsights. He serves on the advisory boards of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies, Science Progress, and SocialText, a social software company. Please send newsworthy items or feedback - to Zack Lynch.
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March 7, 2005

Blogging Begets Better Brains

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Posted by Zack Lynch

I must recommend a new neurolearning blog that has a strong focus on neurologically-based approaches to learning and learning differences. It is written by Drs. Fernette and Brock Eide who recently posted a great piece on the Brain of the Blogger (Here are the key points)

1. Blogs can promote critical and analytical thinking.
2. Blogging can be a powerful promoter of creative, intuitive, and associational thinking.
3. Blogs promote analogical thinking.
4. Blogging is a powerful medium for increasing access and exposure to quality information.
5. Blogging combines the best of solitary reflection and social interaction.

So why don't you blog?

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1. Zack Lynch on March 7, 2005 12:47 PM writes...

I got this from a reader who works for our government. Too good not to share:

Why don't I blog?

I have no First Amendment Rights covering anything interesting I might have to say. ; )

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2. nikki sullivan on March 14, 2005 1:25 AM writes...

thanks for pointing out the fascinating neurolearning blog!
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"I have no First Amendment Rights covering anything interesting I might have to say. "

first amendment rights do not cover censorship mutually agreed upon via consensual contracts (as is the case, i can only assume, with government job contracts). alas, your reader's situation is unfortunate but not unreasonable.

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