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How Can Brain Research Inform Academic Learning and Instruction?

Mayer, Richard E

Educational Psychology Review, December 2017, Vol.29(4), p.835 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    How Can Brain Research Inform Academic Learning and Instruction?
  • Author/Creator: Mayer, Richard E
  • Language: English
  • Subjects: Brain ; Neurosciences ; Educational Psychology ; Cognitive Science ; Educational Practices ; Learning ; Instruction ; Research Needs ; Education ; Psychology
  • Is Part Of: Educational Psychology Review, December 2017, Vol.29(4), p.835
  • Description: This paper explores the potential of neuroscience for improving educational practice by describing the perspective of educational psychology as a linking science; providing historical context showing educational psychology's 100-year search for an educationally relevant neuroscience; offering a conceptual framework for the connections among neuroscience, cognitive science, educational psychology, and educational practice; and laying out a research agenda for the emerging field of educational neuroscience.
  • Identifier: ISSN: 1040-726X ; E-ISSN: 1573-336X ; DOI: 10.1007/s10648-016-9391-1