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Christoph, Vanessa – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2012
The media have a profound effect on the worldview of their consumers and should be carefully considered in matters of immigration. Often, migrants are portrayed through a negative lens by the media and most usually as a homogenous group rather than as individuals. This article examines the portrayal of migrants in one particular context (Germany)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Media Effects, Migrants, Mass Media Role
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Hille, Katrin – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2011
Bringing research into educational practice is necessary but does not happen automatically. The Transfercenter for Neuroscience and Learning, at the University of Ulm in Germany, is set up to transfer (neuro)scientific knowledge into educational practice. In doing so we have learned why this does not happen automatically, and have tried to make…
Descriptors: Medical Research, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Neurology
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Kubesch, Sabine; Walk, Laura; Spitzer, Manfred; Kammer, Thomas; Lainburg, Alyona; Heim, Rudiger; Hille, Katrin – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2009
Physical activity is not only beneficial to physical health but also to cognitive functions. In particular, executive functions that are closely related to learning achievement can be improved by acute and recurring physical activity. We examined the effects of a single 30-min physical education program in contrast to a 5-min movement break on…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Physical Health, Short Term Memory