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aug cog

aug cog  n.— «Using modern artificial intelligence and robotics, new playground games can recognize a child’s behavior and respond accordingly—in real-time—to make the game harder or easier.…The industry calls it augmented cognition...

womb room

womb room  n.— «The spaces, called “womb rooms” by some researchers, are predicated on the obvious notion that the best place for a premature baby would be the exquisitely complex environment where, in the last three months of gestation...

amygdala hijack

amygdala hijack  n.— «How we deal with stress, challenge and conflict has roots deep in human evolution. The problem: In times of great stress or crisis, our limbic brains literally take over the rest of the brain. In the emotional...

TOBY

TOBY  n.— «There was, however, an experimental trial which offered hope. Total body hypothermia (or Toby, as it’s known), involved cooling babies suffering from asphyxia (oxygen starvation) to try to prevent them from dying or developing...

Q-dot

Q-dot  n.— «Enter Marcel P. Bruchez, a Carnegie Mellon University associate research professor in chemistry and his amazing quantum dots. Q-dots, as they are called, are nanometer-sized crystallized particles with semiconductor properties...

brain gym

brain gym  n.— «Every child is different and it’s all about the holistic therapy approach. For example the daily routine for a child might be to attend the sensory room where they can have all of their sensory needs met before they begin a...