Mind, Brain, and Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom

Mind, Brain, and Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom

by David A. Sousa (Editor)


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Mind, Brain, and Education brings together the visionaries in educational neuroscience, an emerging field that unites psychology, neuroscience, and pedagogy. The contributors explain the significant research on how the brain develops and learns, explore its implications for educational practice, and offer new ways of thinking about intelligence and academic ability.

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ISBN-13: 9781935249634
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Series: Leading Edge (Solution Tree) , #6
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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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