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This comprehensive reader presents an accessible overview of recent brain research and contains valuable insights into how students learn and how we should teach them. It includes articles from the top thinkers in both the brain science and K-12 education fields, such as Joseph LeDoux, Howard Gardner, Sally Shaywitz, and John Bransford. This rich and varied volume offers myriad perspectives on the brain, mind, and education, and features twenty-six chapters in seven primary areas of interest:
An overview of the brain
The brain-based learning debate
Memory, cognition, and intelligence
Emotional and social foundations
When the brain works differently
Jossey-Bass is a leading educational publisher, whose books have been cited for excellence by major education associations--the American Educational Research Association, the National School Boards Association, and the American Educational Studies Association. The Jossey-Bass Education Reader series offers both the student and practitioner collections of vital information on various topics in education.
Release date NZ
December 4th, 2007
Edited by Jossey-Bass Publishers
Introduction by Kurt W. Fischer
Introduction by Mary Helen Immordino-Yang
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