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Caring for Students Helps Them Succeed | TAPP Episode 19

6/11/2018
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Summer schedule reminder ( Giving slides to students (6 min) Update on the TAPP APP (1.5 min) Catch up with sleep on weekends (3 min) Commit to caring for our A&P students (19 min) If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! You've probably heard that students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. Hold that thought. (0:42) Reminder: episodes released...

Duration:00:30:31

Contour Drawing Helps Students Learn Anatomy | TAPP Episode 18

5/26/2018
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TAPP APP now available! (2 min) Introduction to Paul Krieger (2 min) Contour drawing for anatomy with Paul Krieger (19 min) Change to a biweekly podcast schedule (1 min) If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! Jean Fernel once wrote, "Anatomy is to physiology as geography is to history. It describes the theater of events." (0:44) This episode announces the availability of...

Duration:00:23:38

Kevin's Unofficial Guide to the HAPS Annual Conference | TAPP Bonus Episode

5/21/2018
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Getting ready for the annual conference of the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS)? Long-timer Kevin Patton gives some tips on how to get the most out of your experience, including Kevin's Law of Professional Development. If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! "I learn SO much at these things!" Kevin Patton (at every HAPS Annual Conference since 1990) (0:37) Bonus...

Duration:00:41:44

End-of-Term Reviews Help Keep Your Course on Track | TAPP Episode 17

5/14/2018
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How do you spell mamillary? (5.5 min) Leave each semester with confidence after a course review. (22.5 min) If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! "We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures." Thornton Wilder (0:42) Which spelling is correct, mammillary or mamillary? Is it Mamillary or Mammillary?How Do YOU Pronounce...

Duration:00:29:10

How Do YOU Pronounce It? | TAPP Episode 16

5/7/2018
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News & Notes | pig brains, new DNA found, TAPP, HAPS roadtrip (9 min) Pronouncing issues with A&P terms (10 min) The A&P Student blog (1.5 min) If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! (0:50) News & Notes Pig brains kept alive in the lab. Scientists 'keep pigs' brains alive without a body for up to 36 hours'Researchers are keeping pig brains alive outside the bodyResearchers...

Duration:00:21:05

Actin & Myosin - A Love Story | TAPP Radio 15

4/30/2018
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Why does the Golgi apparatus looks so weird? (5.5 min) A love story analogy for muscle contraction? (8 min) Don't forget the Alexa skill for this podcast! (2 min) If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! (0:47) The Golgi apparatus has a distinctive flattened shape. It turns out that it's the functioning of the cytoskeleton that is responsible. Why the Golgi Apparatus Looks So...

Duration:00:20:47

Are Learning Styles Real? Why or Why Not? | TAPP Radio 14

4/23/2018
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Can adult brains make new neurons? Again. (4 min) See you at HAPS 2018? (5.5 min) Learning styles. Harm or help? Or a bit of both? (12 min) If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! 0:57 Kevin revisits the notion of whether neurogenesis (growing new neurons) can occur in the adult brain, particularly in the hippocampus. A past episode mentioned a study that said "no" to adult...

Duration:00:23:37

Playful & Serious Is the Perfect Combo for A&P | TAPP Radio 13

4/16/2018
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Why the term meatus is weird. (3 min) Convenient ways to subscribe to TAPP Radio. (2 min) Playfulness and analogies have a role in storytelling. (14 min) If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! (0:46) The term meatus is properly abbreviated meatus or meatuses (not meati) Meatus | Weird Wordmeatuso-log-yMeatus as a fourth-declension noun (3:31) There are a lot of options for...

Duration:00:19:55

Storytelling is the Heart of Teaching A&P | TAPP Radio 12

4/9/2018
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Microglia prune synapses to remodel brain circuits. (6 min) Kevin's new online seminar on Long-Term Learning. (1 min) Teaching A&P tells the story of the human body. (15 min) If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! Multiple synapse heads send out filopodia (green) converging on one microglial cell (red), as seen by focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy...

Duration:00:23:26

Test Debriefing Boosts Student Learning | TAPP Radio 11

4/2/2018
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Has a new organ been discovered? (4 min) Students benefit from debriefing after each test. (18.5 min) If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! Interstitium. Illustration by Jill Gregory. Printed with permission from Mount Sinai Health System, licensed under CC-BY-ND. (0:46) Has a new human organ discovered? Or is this news mostly hype? Or is the answer somewhere in the...

Duration:00:23:53

Nine Super Strategies for Teaching the Skeleton | TAPP Radio 10

3/26/2018
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New Alexa skill for this podcast! Free media from the National Science Foundation. Tips for teaching the skeleton. If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Nuzzel, Tumblr, or Instagram! (1:25) If you use an Alexa-enabled device, you can now enable "the a. p. professor podcast" Alexa skill to listen to any episode, navigate within episodes, and save your place for your next listening session. Just keep this in...

Duration:00:26:09

Supporting Returning Learners | TAPP Radio 9

3/19/2018
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Peripersonal neurons monitor our environment. Daily headlines for A&P teachers. Supporting learners coming back to school. If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Life loves the liver of it (Maya Angelou) (0:49) Several areas of the brain monitor your personal space—also called the peripersonal space (PPS). The peripersonal neurons each monitor one small "bubble" of our PPS. Michael Graziano explains Peripersonal NeuronsThe Spaces Between Us: A Story of...

Duration:00:29:32

Running Concept Lists Help Students Make Connections | TAPP Radio 8

3/12/2018
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Neurogenesis in the adult brain. Cells hate calcium (an analogy) Your take on teaching A&P Running concept lists to enhance deep learning. If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. (1:00) A new paper revives the old dogma that adult brains cannot produce new neurons—but it's not without controversy. What should we tell our students? The Discovery of the NeuronNeurogenesis in the adult human hippocampusHuman hippocampal neurogenesis drops sharply in children to...

Duration:00:26:36

The A&P Professor | Trailer

3/4/2018
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Host Kevin Patton briefly introduces a podcast for teachers of human anatomy and physiology. Go to theAPprofessor.org and click PODCAST to listen or get more information, including how to subscribe.

Duration:00:00:32

Give Your Course a Half Flip With a Full Twist | TAPP Radio 6

2/26/2018
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New blood test for concussion. Why red pens are not ideal for grading and feedback. Flipped learning isn't as hard as it sounds. If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. (1:04) The FDA recently approved a new blood test for concussions. How is the test used and what does it tell us? FDA authorizes marketing of first blood test to aid in the evaluation of concussion in adultsConcussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.GFAP | glial fibrillary...

Duration:00:30:04

Concept Maps Help Students Find Their Way| TAPP Radio 5

2/19/2018
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If you cannot see the audio player click here. (0:48) Blood doping stories related to the 2018 Winter Olympics (or in any context) are effective in helping student students apply and integrate diverse concepts in anatomy and physiology Olympic athletes are cheating more often than you thinkDoping topics from The A&P Professor blogWorld Doping Agency | WADABlood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball’s Steroid EraTainted Blood: The Untold Story of the 1984...

Duration:00:30:00

Cumulative Testing Makes Learning Last | TAPP Radio 4

2/12/2018
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If you can't see the audio player, click here. (0:50) Things will get a lot more interesting if listeners start calling in with questions, comments, teaching tips, programming suggestions, updates, ...or anything else on your mind! Call1-833-LION-DEN(1-833-564-6336)podcast@theAPprofessor.org (2:20) A recent article in Science explores the idea the genomes of parents and others can affect traits—not just the genes within the individual's genome. This concept of "genetic nurture"...

Duration:00:25:15

Pre-Testing for a Powerful Learning Boost | TAPP Radio 3

2/6/2018
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A recent analysis suggests that a reasonable average number of proteins in a cell is 42 million. How might we incorporate that bit of trivia in our A&P courses? (0:41) Scientists Counted All The Protein Molecules in a Cell And The Answer Really Is 42The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy The UK's Anatomical Society has put together a list of online resources under the auspices of their Education Committee (4:40) Online Resources recommended by the Anatomical Society Can the explosive...

Duration:00:24:23

Testing as a Teaching Strategy | Students Learn From Tests | TAPP Radio 2

1/27/2018
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I encourage all anatomy and/or physiology instructors to attend the 2018 Annual Conference of the Human Anatomy and Physiology in Columbus OH. (0:50) HAPS 2018 Annual Conference I summarize a few key points from the new 2017 guidelines on hypertension and their impact on how we talk about blood pressure in our A&P course. (3:45) Got High Blood Pressure Covered? The 2017 Hypertension Guidelines. A previous topic, spaced retrieval practice (Episode 1), is the basis for a new discussion...

Duration:00:30:54

Why Spaced Retrieval Practice is Your Most Powerful Teaching and Learning Tool | TAPP Radio 1

1/23/2018
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In this premier episode of The A&P Professor podcast (TAPP Radio), host Kevin Patton introduces himself and his reasons for launching this new series. (0:49) Kevin Patton LinkedIn ProfileLion Den (Kevin’s other A&P website) Kevin’s Role in HAPSMaster of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology InstructionShowcase of Andrés Rodríguez (composer of our theme music) An update regarding the role of platelets in innate immunity follows. (7:51) The A&P Professor blog: Platelets vs. Bacteria Kevin...

Duration:00:30:52