by Cogni'Junior in collaboration with the Donders Institute
oceanateam@donders.ru.nl

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conference

Kids have the mic! Kids of year 7 succeeded in their challenge: to give a talk in a auditorium with 150 persons in the audience, at AgroParisTech engineering school in Paris. The topic of the talk what: how the brain work, how to optimize learning? All gathered by groups of 2 or 3, talking about…
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colaboration

8 years old children, with Claire Birotat-Moncet. Week mid March 2017 by Isabelle Malet After introducing the brain to the kids in multiple sessions, we are preparing a conference. Activities that were done with the class will be presented to an audience of 200 persons. The school approved the invitation from Wax Youth that organizes an…
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memory

Week January, 20th 2017 by Isabelle Malet Do I have a good memory? Oh my memory fails me … New chapter with the 8-9 years old children, but how important. Learning, is it memorizing all lessons done in the classroom? So, to begin, all children are going to experiment situation of memorizing. Memory is at…
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cerebral plasticity and sessions about emotions

Session 4-2 on Dec. 01 with the 8 years old by Caroline. The Donders brain puzzle is displayed on the board (I didn’t succeed to give children explanations about the different brain area but it was still useful to give some context to the recall about neurons). We talk again about new vocabulary seen at…
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Starting with Neuroscience

After the introduction of what is the stress, we move to how the brain works. Children arrived at the question: why do we stress? It’s time to give them some basic information about the brain to see how this can be linked to the cause of stress and how we can play on stress to…
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End of session about Stress

week 3 : frozen pictures In the OCEANA program, we are progressing slowly on the sessions about stress. After being confronted with a stressful situation: make an oral presentation, it’s time to look at video make during the week and the previous session. Will the children be able to catch stress signs? Bonjour, Children watch…
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bonus

Novelty in the program  The arrival of a 5 years old class in the program We had the pleasure to give the start to a new class, a 5 years old class from Paris. So for them, it was the stage of the initial questionnaires.  A challenge for such a young participant, they have to…
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Week 2

A stressful situation This second week, it’s the first activity session: the face-to-face with a stressful situation. Our two pilot class work in partnership. Students are making oral presentations (about a talent) and make a movie of themselves. Videos will be sent to the other class.   … So unknown students, on the other side…
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Week 1

Between the 19 and the 28 f September 2016, Caroline and Isabelle (and Caire) give initial questionnaire to children to fill in. Theses questionnaire were testing the focus, empathy, or emotion perception skills of students.  Rectifications Firsts needed adaptations appeared quickly: the idea to help student to answer with picture representing the Likert scale (5 choice…
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Donders Innovation Voucher

Cogni’Junior is very pleased to announce that the OCEANA program is supported by the Donders Institute, an major and international actor of the research in cognitive science. The Donders Institute The Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour is a world-class research centre devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of human cognition and behavior in…
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