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How the Brain Learns free pdf One major development since the third edition of this text is the birth of a new academic discipline. Called educational neuroscience or mind, brain, and education science, this field explores how research findings from neuroscience, education, and psychology can inform our understandings about teaching and learning, and whether they have implications for educational practice. This new edition includes updated information on memory systems, especially the changes in working memory capacity- new research findings on how the explosion of technology may be affecting the brain- new information on brain organization and learning, and revised sections on hemispheric specialization-anew research on how learning the arts enhances cognitive processing and creativity- an expanded Resources section that includes more Internet sites selected for their reliable information on the brain- and more than 150 new oraupdated references, most of which are primary sources for those who wish to explore the actual research studies. This book opens the door to educational neuroscience in the hopes that educators will experience the joy of seeing more students reach their full potential.

About David A. Sousa

David A. Sousa, Ed.D., is an international consultant in educational neuroscience. He has made presentations to more than 200,000 educators at national conventions of educational organizations and has conducted workshops on brain research and science education in hundreds of school districts and colleges and universities across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. Dr. Sousa has a bachelor's of science degree in chemistry from Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts, a master of arts in teaching degree in science from Harvard University, and a doctorate from Rutgers University. His teaching experience covers all levels. He has taught senior high school science, served as a K-12 director of science, supervisor of instruction, and district superintendent in New Jersey schools. He was an adjunct professor of education at Seton Hall University for ten years and a visiting lecturer at Rutgers University. He is past president of the National Staff Development Council (now Learning Forward) . Dr. Sousa has edited science books and published numerous books and articles in leading educational journals on staff development, science education, and brain research. He has received awards from professional associations and school districts for his commitment and contributions to research, staff development, and science education. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award and an honorary doctorate in education from Bridgewater State University and an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Gratz College in Philadelphia. He has been interviewed on the NBC Today show, by other television programs, and by National Public Radio about his work with schools using brain research. He makes his home in south Florida.

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Author : David A. Sousa
Publisher : Corwin Press Inc
Data Published : 27 September 2011
ISBN : 1412997976
EAN : 9781412997973
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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