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Visit bifie.at September 2012 Understanding Children from 0 to 3 and its Implications for Education
Our views on infancy and toddlerhood have greatly changed during recent decades, as already documented by previous reviews of ECEC literature (Plaisance and Rayna 1997; Rayna and Plaisance 1998). But increasing knowledge induces a need for continuing research, particularly with regard to the under-3s. Today there is a growing awareness of the persistent lack of knowledge supporting a more respectful welcome of the youngest in our changing societies.
by Sylvie Rayna and Ferre Laevers (2011)
European Early Childhood Research Journal
0 to 3 years; infancy and toddlerhood; education
Download The-Symphony-of-Life.pdf (1,205kb) July 2011 The Symphony of Life
Professor M. Moser, Medical University Graz, Austria - February 2008
N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic & biographies of all speakers, including Professor M. Moser.
Biological Rhythms
Download Developing-Circadian-Rhythmicity-in-Infants.pdf (761kb) July 2011 Developing Circadian Rhythmicity in Infants
Scott A. Rivkees, MD - March 2005, American Academy of Pediatrics
N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic.
Circadian Rhythmicity, Infants
Download Preterm-infants-improve-growth-in-cycled-light.pdf (112kb) July 2011 Preterm infants born at less than 31 weeks' gestation have improved growth in cycled light compared with continuous near darkness
by Brandon, PhD, Holditch-Davis, PhD and Belyea, PhD - Journal of Pediatrics, Volume 140
N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic.
Preterm, Infants, Growth
Download Heart-rate-and-respiration-synchronize-during-poetry.pdf (275kb) July 2011 Oscillations of heart rate and respiration synchronise during poetry recitation
by Cysarz, von Bonin, Lackner, Heusser, Moser and Bettermann - AJP Heart Circ Physiological Society, August 2004
N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic & biographies of all speakers, including Professor M. Moser.
Heart Rate, Respiration, Poetry
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Download Wirkungen-der-Therapeutischen-Sprachgestaltung.pdf (989kb)
July 2011 Wirkungen der Therapeutischen Sprachgestaltung auf Herzfrequenzvariablilitat und Befinden; Effects of speech therapy with poetry on heart rate variability and well-being
by von Bonin, Fruwirth, Heusser, and Moser, 2001
N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic & biographies of all speakers, including Professor M. Moser..
Heart Rate, Well-Being, Poetry
Download Work-Stress-in-the-construction-industry.pdf (721kb) July 2011 Work Stress in the construction industry
Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria
N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic.
Work stress
Download 2010-Nov-Artikel-Holzwirkung-Schule-Haus.pdf (415kb) July 2011 Gesundheitliche Auswirkungen einer Massivholzausstattung in der Hauptschule Haus im Ennstal
by Prof. M. Moser, Human Research
2010-Nov-Artikel-Holzwirkung-Schule-Haus.pdf
Holz bremst Herz.pdf
Holzklasse-wirkt-sich-positiv-auf-Gesundheit-aus.pdf
N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic & biographies of all speakers, including Professor M. Moser..
Download Knudsen_etal_2006.pdf February 2011 Document: Economic, neurobiological, and behavioral perspectives on building America's future workforce
A growing proportion of the U.S. workforce will have been raised in disadvantaged environments that are associated with relatively high proportions of individuals with diminished cognitive and social skills. A cross-disciplinary examination of research in economics, developmental psychology, and neurobiology reveals a striking convergence on a set of common principles that account for the potent effects of early environment on the capacity for human skill development.
by Eric I. Knudsen, James J. Heckman, Judy L. Cameron, and Jack P. Shonkoff
Child development, early experience, economic productivity, critical and sensitive periods, brain development
Visit christofflab.ca to view pdf September 2010 Experience sampling during fMRI reveals default network and executive system contributions to mind wandering.
Christoff, K., Gordon, A. M., Smallwood, J., Smith, R., & Schooler, J. W. (2009). Experience sampling during fMRI reveals default network and executive system contributions to mind wandering. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106 (21), 8719-8724.
Mind wandering, Default network, Neuroimaging
Visit christofflab.ca to view pdf September 2010 Applying neuroscientific findings to education: The good, the tough, and the hopeful.
Christoff, K. (2008). Applying neuroscientific findings to education: The good, the tough, and the hopeful. Mind, Brain, and Education, 2 (2), 55-58.
Brain development, Neuroscience, Education, Multiple Intelligence, Neural plasticity, Cognitive Plasticity, Psychological functioning
Visit christofflab.ca to view pdf September 2010 Mind-wandering with and without awareness: An fMRI study of spontaneous thought processes.
Smith, R., Keramatian, K., Smallwood, J., Schooler, J., Luus, B. and Christoff, K. (2006) Mind-wandering with and without awareness: An fMRI study of spontaneous thought processes. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (Ed. R. Sun): 804-809. Vancouver: Erlbaum.
Mind Wandering, Goal directed thought, Spontaneous thought, Memory
Download pdf 2000 Neural consequences of environmental enrichment
van Praag H, Kempermann G, Gage. FH. . Nat. Rev. Neurosci. 2000;1:191-198
Environmental, enrichment, neural development

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