The Negative Effects of Cramming: A No-Brainer

You’ve probably used this study method at some point in your education, I know I did. Procrastinating your work until the very last minute and then covering all of it in one very long study session. Let’s not forget the ten cups of coffee, bad eating habits, and loss of sleep that come with it. […]

Brains Behind It-Glen Tripp-Galileo Learning

ABOUT GLEN TRIPP: Founder & CEO at Galileo Learning Developing innovators that envision and create a better world through Galileo Learning and through supporting the work of others. Specialties: Design thinking; innovation education; project-based learning; multi-site management; scaling impact; curriculum development, recruiting, grass roots marketing, organizational development. STEM/STEAM

Brains Behind It- Adam Braun Mission U

ABOUT ADAM BRAUN: Adam Braun is a New York Times bestselling author and entrepreneur. He is the CEO & Co-Founder of MissionU, a debt-free college alternative for the 21st century. Prior to launching MissionU, he founded and led Pencils of Promise, the award-winning organization that has broken ground on 400+ schools around the world. In […]

Brains Behind It- Matthew Ramirez- WriteLab

ABOUT MATTHEW RAMIREZ: Matthew Ramirez is the co-founder and CEO of WriteLab, a Berkeley-based education technology startup whose software provides students with instant and actionable feedback on their writing. During his time as a Ph.D. student of English at the University of California, Berkeley, Ramirez found that he could not provide his students with feedback […]

Never Leave the Playground

‘Never Leave the Playground’ is a memory-based philosophy on life and fitness. To explain this theory I am going to profile an amazing man Stephen Jepson (age 72.) Although he is in his seventies, Jepson’s mind is getting sharper every day. He is living proof that the brain craves stimulation at every stage of life. His wife said “I’m […]

How to Hack an ADHD Brain

ADHD individuals do not work well on non-self-selected tasks (they can, though, just like anybody else, spend hours doing what they truly like). How do you increase task engagement of a brain that is notoriously unable to focus on what is important? Individuals with self-regulation challenges like ADHD need clear and realistic goals. Sounds straightforward […]