Found this post quite useful. This is what I had written in the comments section of Madelyn’s:
Circumstances are forcing me to prepare myself on a number of fields, viz, the Water Situation in India and the World, the Declining Farming, the Harms of Methane extraction and Fracking in India, (as elsewhere), and what not. Had not really thought I even ‘COULD’ study at my age. Now You understand what I mean by ‘encouraging!’
The points about developing ‘Habits’ also prove very useful to me. So Thanks.
Below are some of the points that I consider ‘touching’ my life and brain!
All the Best to You All, too! Kudos to Madelyn. 🙂
Learning CHANGES the Structure of the Brain:
Impossible in the face of chaos
by Madelyn Griffith-Haynie,CTP, CMC, A.C.T, MCC, SCAC
“You don’t cure a different organization of the brain;
you find ways and strategies of helping that brain learn [. . .] in a different way.
It’s not about cure, it’s about teaching different ways.
~ Maryanne Wolf
reading expert & author of Proust and the Squid
Building a Brain
While it is true that no two brains develop in a manner that is exactly the same, babies come into this world with a brain specialized for learning – a pattern-recognition device designed to bootstrap learning into a structure of additional patterns.
The brain develops in a manner not dissimilar to the way in which a computer uses certain hardwired sub-routines to locate and activate still more code that allows for the loading and interpretation of additional programs —…
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