The first five years of life are the most critical for learning. As children are using technology earlier and more frequently than ever, ALOUD tackles the neuroscience of screen time during COVID. Dr. Patricia K. Kuhl and Dr. Andrew N. Meltzoff, internationally recognized experts in child development and co-directors of the University of Washington Institute […]
Teach them while they’re young! Read about an expat’s experience with their child picking up Spanish and Catalan. Click below:
“Students tend to learn less efficiently than usual in online courses, as a rule, and depending on the course. But if they have a facilitator or mentor on hand, someone to help with the technology and focus their attention — an approach sometimes called blended learning — they perform about as well in many virtual […]
“We need to rethink what scientific collaborations should look like. Black people need a seat at the table.” An important discussion in the science community. Read why science is going on hold for a day:
Here’s a gem from the past: “[…]we found that, from a young age, American children form the belief that boys are better than girls in these technological subjects.” How can we close the gender gap? Dr. Meltzoff, one of the contributors and ALOUD on Science speaker, proposes a plan and it starts with early childhood […]
Although our program with Kim Zetter would have been this month, you can still learn about her work in cybersecurity! What does vote-by-mail mean in the time of COVID-19?
A blast from the past: take a look at Eric Chien’s cybersecurity work with Symantec that delved into the world of cyberweapons.
Here’s an interesting article on the recent interplay between science and nationalism:
Carl Zimmer along with Jonathan Corum takes another deep dive—and again with incredible illustrations—in COVID 19’s genome:
An incredible explanation of COVID-19 (pictures included!) by former ALOUD on Science speaker Carl Zimmer:
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