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EPS 560 - Mind, Brain, and Education


Neuro-cognitive bases of learning, memory, and motivation, and their implications for educational practice. Survey topics include basic neuroanatomy and an overview of neuroscience methodologies; evaluating claims of “brain-based” educational techniques; genetic, cultural, and environmental influences on brain development and learning; the cognitive and neural substrates of reading, mathematical reasoning, and creativity; and the cognitive and neural substrates of learning disability and giftedness. For each topic, classroom implications will be considered.

Credits: 3