Beau Lotto + Amy O'Toole:
Beau Lotto + Amy O’Toole: A ciência é para todos, inclusive para crianças.

TEDGlobal 2012 · 15:25 · Filmed Jun 2012
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O que fazer ciência e brincar têm em comum? O neurocientista Beau Lotto acha que todas as pessoas (inclusive as crianças) deveriam participar da ciência e, através do processo de descoberta, mudar suas percepções. Ele está acompanhado por Amy O'Toole, de 12 anos, que, com 25 de seus colegas de sala, publicou o primeiro artigo científico escrito por crianças e revisado por cientistas, sobre o Projeto Abelhas de Blackawton, que começa assim: "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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