24 February, 2006

Dull Universities can Damage your Brain!

This creating passionate users post looks at the effect of different environments on the brain’s development. To quote, “research suggests is that in unstimulating, unenriched, stressful environments, the brain STOPS producing new neurons”, which I guess is added reason to invest in the college environment at all levels, from art exhibitions to attractive, effective architecture to innovative classroom environments.

Also see the comments on http://goldenswamp.com/2006/02/20/what-makes-kids-grow-new-neurons/

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