How the Brain Learns: Towards a New Learning Science / Edition 1

How the Brain Learns: Towards a New Learning Science / Edition 1

by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Uta Frith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405124016

ISBN-13: 9781405124010

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

In this groundbreaking book, two leading authorities in the field review what we really know about how and when the brain learns, and consider the implications of this knowledge for educational policy and practice.

  • Pioneering book in emerging field from two leading authorities
  • Reviews in an accessible style what we know about how and when the

Overview

In this groundbreaking book, two leading authorities in the field review what we really know about how and when the brain learns, and consider the implications of this knowledge for educational policy and practice.

  • Pioneering book in emerging field from two leading authorities
  • Reviews in an accessible style what we know about how and when the brain learns
  • Draws out the implications of this knowledge for educational policy and practice
  • Covers studies on learning during the whole of development, including adulthood
  • Looks at what we can learn from brain research about children with learning difficulties, and how this can inform remedial education

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405124010
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. The Developing Brain.

3. Words and Numbers in Early Childhood.

4. The Mathematical Brain.

5. The Literate Brain.

6. Learning to Read and its Difficulties.

7. Disorders of Social-Emotional Development.

8. The Adolescent Brain.

9. Life Long Learning.

10. Learning and Remembering.

11. Different Ways of Learning.

12. Harnessing the Learning Powers of the Brain.

Appendix.

Glossary.

References.

Further Reading.

Index

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