Beau Lotto + Amy O'Toole:
A ciência é para todos, crianças incluídas

TEDGlobal 2012 · 15:25 · Filmed Jun 2012
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O que têm a ciência e a brincadeira em comum? O neurocientista Beau Lotto acha que todas as pessoas (crianças incluídas) devem participar na ciência e, pelo processo da descoberta, mudar perceções. É apoiado por Amy O'Toole, uma menina de 12 anos que, juntamente com 25 dos seus colegas de turma, publicou o primeiro artigo científico feito por crianças em idade escolar, revisto pelos seus pares, sobre o "Blackawton Bee Project" ["Projeto de Abelhas de Blackawton"]. Começa por: "Era uma vez...".

Neuroscientist, Artist
Beau Lotto is founder of Lottolab, a hybrid art studio and science lab. With glowing, interactive sculpture — and old-fashioned peer-reviewed research—he's illuminating the mysteries of the brain's visual system. Full bio
Amy O'Toole is a 12-year-old student who helped run a science experiment inspired by Beau Lotto's participative science approach. At age 10 she became one of the youngest people ever to publish a peer-reviewed science paper. Full bio
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