Publisher description for The Jossey-Bass reader on the brain and learning / foreword by Kurt Fischer and Mary Helen Immordino-Yang.


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Combining pieces directly from scientific research with those written_for the classroom teacher,_the_book_demystifies recent neuroscience findings, and offers valuable insights into how students learn, and how we should teach them._Some_of the topic areas_covered are: memory and the multiplication table, decoding and comprehending language, the alphabetic principle and dyslexia,_attention and imagination, brain plasticity, multiple intelligences, and the “brain-based” classroom debate. Many of the pieces_include interesting_visual tests,_easy-to-understand brain diagrams, and other useful_illustrative material. The volume_engages the reader and takes them on a unique journey into the brain, mind, and education.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Learning -- Physiological aspects.
Cognition in children -- Physiological aspects.
Brain -- Physiology.
Learning, Psychology of.
Brain -- physiology.
Cognition -- physiology.
Learning -- physiology.