Mind, Brain, & Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom [NOOK Book]

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Understanding how the brain learns helps teachers do their jobs more effectively. In this book, primary researchers share the latest findings on the learning process and address their implications for educational theory and practice. Explore applications, examples, and suggestions for further thought and research; numerous charts and diagrams; strategies for all subject areas; and new ways of thinking about intelligence, academic ability, and learning disability.
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Mind, Brain, & Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom

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Overview

Understanding how the brain learns helps teachers do their jobs more effectively. In this book, primary researchers share the latest findings on the learning process and address their implications for educational theory and practice. Explore applications, examples, and suggestions for further thought and research; numerous charts and diagrams; strategies for all subject areas; and new ways of thinking about intelligence, academic ability, and learning disability.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935542216
  • Publisher: Solution Tree Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2010
  • Series: Leading Edge
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 1,206,817
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

About the Editor v

Introduction David A. Sousa 1

Chapter 1 How Science Met Pedagogy David A. Sousa 9

Chapter 2 Neuroimaging Tools and the Evolution of Educational Neuroscience Michael I. Posner 27

Chapter 3 The Current Impact of Neuroscience on Teaching and Learning Judy Willis 45

Chapter 4 The Role of Emotion and Skilled Intuition in Learning Mary Helen Immordino-Yang Matthias Faeth 69

Chapter 5 The Speaking Brain Diane L. Williams 85

Chapter 6 The Reading Brain John Gabrieli Joanna A. Christodoulou Tricia O' Loughlin Marianna D. Eddy 113

Chapter 7 Constructing a Reading Brain Donna Coch 139

Chapter 8 The Mathematical Brain Keith Devlin 163

Chapter 9 The Calculating Brain Stanislas Dehaene 179

Chapter 10 The Computing Brain Daniel Ansari 201

Chapter 11 The Creative-Artistic Brain Mariale M. Hardiman 227

Chapter 12 The Future of Educational Neuroscience Kurt W. Fischer Katie Heikkinen 249

Glossary 271

Index 275

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