Want to Learn About Neuroscience? There’s an App for That



By Josh Rosenthal, KSTP News

“Seventeen-year-old Madi Hahn sat at a desk tapping on an iPod. No, she wasn’t tweeting. She wasn’t Facebooking either. The Andover High School senior was playing a game of sorts, but it wasn’t your typical game.

Instead, it was the educational app iNeuron, developed in Minneapolis under a National Institute of Health grant. It aims to teach Madi and other high school students neuroscience. Alicia Moore, a teacher, tested out iNeuron in two of her advanced psychology classes at Blaine High School. She said students not only learned the material better than with a textbook, but they also loved doing it.”

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