Teaching Neuroscience in Prison
Marlene Breverman stashed this in Education
Two Cornell instructors brought their college course to the inmates at the Auburn Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison, in upstate New York. They were accustomed to pre-med types; they found philosophers
This is the story of two neuroscience classes—one from Auburn [Auburn Correctional Facility] and one from Cornell—and how the biggest differences between them had to do with how they approached the material, not how well they understood it.
This shows that the approach to the material is so important. Wow.