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Jossey-Bass Reader on the Brain and Learning
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xxi, 457 p.  
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The Jossey-Bass Reader onthe Brain and Learning

The potentials of brain science for education are indeed enormous. But realizing them requires building a new interdisciplinary science that explicitly links brain science and education . . . educators need to know about brain science, and scientists need to know about education.

--Kurt Fischer and Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, from the Introduction

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


  • Language, reading, and math


  • The arts


  • When the brain works differently


The authors base their findings on cutting-edge research and real-world experience--sharing practical lessons and strategies for the school or classroom. From the scholar to the practitioner, The Jossey-Bass Reader on the Brain and Learning is an invaluable resource for every educator interested in how children think and learn.
 
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