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Noa Benamotz, M.A.
Director of Mindful Learning Solutions, Noa Benamotz has been teaching, coaching, and consulting for over a decade. In addition to many years in private practice, Noa has taught at Nashville State Community College, has worked as a research assistant in Vanderbilt University’s psychology and neuroscience departments, has served as Mensa’s local Gifted Children Coordinator, and has offered workshops in a variety of topics (see sampling under Workshops & resources). Her 2006 Master’s thesis focused on new perspectives and approaches for developing and enhancing mathematical thinking in all learners. Workshops.htmlshapeimage_7_link_0
Education • Training • Affiliations
Director, Mindful Learning Solutions - 2000 to present 
Research Assistant, Norbert Ross, Vanderbilt University - 2008 to 2010
Research Assistant, Thomas Palmeri Lab, Vanderbilt University - 2007 to 2008
M.A., Education & Human Development, Union Institute and University - 2006
Mensa Education & Research grant recipient - 2004 & 2005
Graduate Research Assistant for Professor Sue Hespos, Vanderbilt University - 2004 & 2005
Mensa Gifted Children's Coordinator - 2002 to 2005
Adjunct Professor, Nashville State Community College - 2002 to 2005
College Reading & Learning Association Certification, Nashville, Tennessee - 1999
Publishing editor of Common Ground Publications - 1989 to 2003
B.A., Bennington College, North Bennington, Vermont - 1980
Mother of two lovely sons, 25 and 27

Continuing Education 
 Regularly attending lectures and workshops offered by the institutions listed below. 
In cognitive neuroscience, topics include research focusing on memory, 
attention, executive control, decision-making, etc. In education, topics include 
dyslexia, ADD, giftedness, autism, psycho-educational evaluations, etc. 

Center for Integrative Cognitive Neuroscience, Vanderbilt University (link)
Kennedy Center lecture series, Vanderbilt University (link)
Faces of Learning, offered by Currey Ingram Academy (link)

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