Educational Neuroscience

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Denis Mareschal, Brian Butterworth, Andy Tolmie

Educational Neuroscience
390 pages
ISBN: 9781118725894

Educational Neuroscience presents a series of readings from educators, psychologists, and neuroscientists that explore the latest findings in developmental cognitive neurosciences and their potential applications to education.

  • Represents a new research area with direct relevance to current educational practices and policy making
  • Features individual chapters written collaboratively by educationalist, psychologists, and neuroscientists to ensure maximum clarity and relevance to a broad range of readers
  • Edited by a trio of leading academics with extensive experience in the field

Table of Contents

List of contributors ix

Preface xi

Foreword Imaging the Future - Michael I. Posner

  1. Introduction - Brian Butterworth and Andy Tolmie
  2. Neuroimaging Methods - Frederic Dick, Sarah Lloyd-Fox, Anna Blasi, Clare Elwell, and Debbie Mills
  3. Computational Modeling of Learning and Teaching - Michael S. C. Thomas and Diana Laurillard
  4. Genetics for Education - Yulia Kovas, Sergei Malykh, and Stephen A. Petrill
  5. Research Methods in Educational Psychology - Andy Tolmie
  6. Language Development - Victoria Knowland and Chris Donlan
  7. Literacy Development - Liory Fern-Pollak and Jackie Masterson
  8. Mathematical Development - Brian Butterworth and Sashank Varma
  9. The Development and Application of Scientific Reasoning - Jonathan Fugelsang and Denis Mareschal
  10. Social Development - Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Kathrin Cohen Kadosh, Catherine L. Sebastian, Tobias Grossmann, and Mark H. Johnson
  11. Emotional Development - Alice Jones
  12. Attention and Executive Control -Michelle de Haan

Afterword - John T. Bruer