In this episode of the High Tech High Unboxed podcast, Nuvia Ruland interviews Prof. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, a professor of education and psychology at the University of Southern California about what she’s learned from her research into education and psychology, including. They get into why so much of her research focuses on low-income communities, why she prefers talking about “development” to talking about “learning”, the difference between genes and gene expression, and Mary Helen’s (formidable) woodworking chops.
Writing referenced in this episode:
Mary Helen Immordino-Yang’s book is Emotions, Learning, and the Brain Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience
The Aspen Institute report is “The Brain Basis for Integrated Social Emotional and Academic Development”