Brain-Based Learning and Education: Principles and Practice

Yi Yuan Tang

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Brain-Based Learning and Education presents a new type of education that uses brain-based and self-control theory-driven training. Leaving aside the current focus in education on content knowledge, it examines essential character strengths such as selfcontrol, persistence, creativity, attention, memory, and social learning, and relates their relevance to learning. By bridging the research and application gap in education, this text not only covers the latest findings related to learning and teaching but also provides insights for application and practice for brain-based methods in health and education. This integration of neuroscience and education takes us from a deep understanding of brain function to the frontline of the classroom. Explains an integrative training mechanisms from the behavioral, neuroscientific, and physiological perspectives. Presents brain-based practice methods that can be readily applied to the education system. Addresses additional issues, such as stress, wandering mind, and individuality. Includes stories and findings related to the brain, learning, and teaching.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages63
ISBN (Electronic)9780128105092
ISBN (Print)9780128105085
StatePublished - Apr 25 2017


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