Diamond, A. (2010). The evidence base for improving school outcomes by addressing the whole child and by addressing skills and attitudes, not just content. Early Education and Development, 21, 780-793.
UN Committee on the Rights of the Child circulated this to all its members.
Margaret Nkrumah of Ghana circulated this among African leaders.
Diamond, A. (2012). Activities and programs that improve childrens executive functions. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21, 335-341.
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He asked “Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo and brought it to New Guinea, but we black people had little cargo of our own.” Diamond set out to find the answer to this question, to find out why history unfolded like it did....
Tolkowsky focused on diamonds with a pavilion angle of 40° 45'.He wrote that this angle "gives the most vivid fire and the greatest brilliancy, and that although a greater angle would give better reflection, this would not compensate for the lossdue to the corresponding reduction in dispersion."
This book is written principally for students of precious stones and jewellers,and more particularly for diamond manufacturers and diamond cutters and polishers. The author will follow the evolution of the shape given to a cut diamond, and discuss the values of the various shapes and the reason for the discardingof the old shapes and the practically universal adoption of the brilliant.
Diamond, A. (Sept. 9, 2016). Leveraging what we have learned from neuroscience research: Why the arts are so important for brain development and for helping children thrive. Invited talk. Houston Arts Partners Conference, Alley Theater, Houston, TX. Continuing Education credits provided.
Diamond, A. (Oct. 6, 2016). Leveraging what weve learned from neuroscience research: Why El Sistema music programs hold such promise for helping children thrive. Keynote Address, Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath; formerly the Crittenton Women's Union) Biennial Conference: Disrupting the Poverty Cycle, Boston, MA.
Diamond, A. (Jan. 6, 2017). Interactions between executive functions and language in preschool and school-age children. Invited 3-hour Keynote Address, Continuing Education Program on The Contribution of Executive Functions to Communication, Language and Learning among Children at Preschool and School-age, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Continuing Education credits provided.
Diamond, A. (Aug. 4, 2016). What executive functions are, and how the arts, play, & physical activity can aid their development. Invited 3-hour workshop. Alumni of Teaching Fellows Institute, Charlotte, NC. Continuing Education credits provided.
Diamond, A. (Jan. 9, 2017). Environmental influences on the neurocognitive development of executive functions. Invited talk, Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center, University of Haifa, Israel.
Diamond, A. (Aug. 3, 2016). Leveraging what we’ve learned from executive function research to help every child succeed: Why the arts, play, and physical activity aid cognitive development. Invited all-day workshop. Teaching Fellows Institute, Charlotte, NC. Continuing Education credits provided.
Diamond, A. (Jan. 17, 2017). Principles and strategies for aiding the development of executive functions. Invited talk, Psychology Dept. Colloquium, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
Diamond, A. (Feb. 21, 2017). Beyond the books: The value of the arts, sports and free play for boys cognitive development. Invited evening talk to parents in the Boy O Boy Speaker Series, St. George’s School, Vancouver, BC.
Diamond, A. (Aug. 2, 2016). Joy is not the opposite of serious: The arts, play, and physical activity aid cognitive development. Invited evening talk to parents and the community. Teaching Fellows Institute, Charlotte, NC.