A Child's Brain

A Child's Brain

by Mary Frank
     
 

ISBN-10: 0866562699

ISBN-13: 9780866562690

Pub. Date: 01/28/1984

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Offers research on the development, organization, and operation of the child’s brain.  See more details below

Overview

Offers research on the development, organization, and operation of the child’s brain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780866562690
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Series:
Journal of Children in Contemporary Society
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface

  • Introduction
  • The Neurosciences and the Education Profession: Inserting New Knowledge of a Child’s Developing Brain into an Already Well-Developed School
  • Brain Structure
  • Brain Evolution: The Origins of Social and Cognitive Behaviors
  • Brain Structure and Development
  • Higher Brain Function
  • Hemispheric Specialization and Functional Plasticity During Development
  • Impact on Learning Behaviors
  • Cognitive Levels Matching: An Instructional Model and a Model of Teacher Change
  • Constructivism and Education: The Child’s Point-of-View
  • The Relationship Between Language Development and Brain Development
  • Memory Development
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation and the Head-Injured Child
  • The Assessment of Cognitive Function for Use in Education
  • Future Issues
  • The Impact of Brain Research on the Education Profession: Agents of Change
  • Reference Notes Included

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