Sunday, April 04, 2010

Inside the brain of a 5 year old: educational neuroscience

BBC Radio 4 recently broadcast an excellent documentary by Claudia Hammond on the emerging field of educational neuroscience: how insights from brain research can inform teaching practice. It also discusses various "neuro-myths" that teachers, like most people, may be susceptable to. The program can still be heard at the link below (but not for long, alas). However the web-links there provide useful introductions to this fascinating field.

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