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Neurocareers: Doing The Impossible!

Jan 15, 2023

Ready to have your mind blown? Join us for a fun and informative episode as we chat with neuroeducation researcher Mariette Fourie, DEd. We'll delve into the exciting world of Mind, Brain and Education Sciences and explore how this interdisciplinary field is revolutionizing the way we think about teaching and learning. From positive psychology to cognitive neuroscience, Mariette shares her insights and expertise on how to create opulent learning environments that meet the diverse needs of learners. This episode is packed with actionable tips and practical advice, making it a must-listen for educators, students, and anyone interested in the science of learning. So grab your headphones and join the conversation as we explore the brainy side of education.

About the podcast guest:

Mariette Fourie, DEd is an emerging researcher in the field of neuroeducation, with a particular focus on MBE Sciences. She is passionate about researching and publishing on trends in Mind, Brain and Education Sciences that can inform teaching and learning practices. Her professional identity is deeply rooted in her scholarly journey and her desire to mindfully discover and unravel complexities in the field.

With a background in Positive Psychology, Cognition, and Educational Neuroscience, Mariette has investigated the role of various learning theories in how learners learn best. Her research is inspired by effective teachers and the creation of opulent learning environments that meet the diverse needs of learners.

As a guest on our podcast, Mariette will share her insights and expertise on the intersection of neuroscience, psychology, and pedagogy in education. She will discuss how the MBE Sciences framework can inform teacher training programs and enable teachers to respond to the diversity of learning needs of students. Listeners can expect to gain valuable insights and practical advice on how to create effective and inclusive learning environments.

You can connect with Dr. Fourie through LinkedIn:

About the podcast host:

The Neurocareers podcast is brought to you by The Institute of Neuroapproaches ( and its founder, Milena Korostenskaja, Ph.D. (Dr. K), a neuroscience educator, research consultant, and career coach for students and recent graduates in neuroscience and neurotechnologies. As a professional coach with a background in the field, Dr. K understands the unique challenges and opportunities facing students in this field and can provide personalized coaching and support to help you succeed.

Here's what you'll get with one-on-one coaching sessions from Dr. K:

  • Identification and pursuit of career goals
  • Guidance on job search strategies, resume and cover letter development, and interview preparation
  • Access to a network of professionals in the field of neuroscience and neurotechnologies
  • Ongoing support and guidance to help you stay on track and achieve your goals

You can always schedule a free neurocareer consultation/coaching session with Dr. K at You can also find additional support in the Your Support Station podcast with Dr. K at