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Carrots, Mindfulness, and Creativity

Carrots, Mindfulness, and Creativity

My sister ate a carrot this week. That might not sound like much, but because her immune system has been compromised, fresh fruits and vegetables have been deemed too dangerous in recent days—until now. Family and friends celebrated by filling her Facebook spaces with pictures of salads, carrot-crunching rabbits, and cheers. Needless to say, she … Continue reading

The Default Network Comes to School

The Default Network Comes to School

For the last week I’ve been thinking about daydreaming. Or, to be more accurate, I’ve been thinking about the brain’s “default network,” the work it does, and how it might fit into schools. In my last post I described the default network, the parts of the brain that are active when we are not consciously … Continue reading