From Scientific Theory to Classroom Practice

  title={From Scientific Theory to Classroom Practice},
  author={Eleanor Jane Dommett and Ian M. Devonshire and Carolyn R. Plateau and Martin S. Westwell and Susan A. Greenfield},
  journal={The Neuroscientist},
  pages={382 - 388}
The importance of neuroscience in education is becoming widely recognized by both neuroscientists and educators. However, to date, there has been little effective collaboration between the two groups, resulting in the spread of ideas in education poorly based on neuroscience. For their part, educators are often too busy to develop sufficient scientific literacy, and neuroscientists are put off collaborations with risk of overinterpretation of their work. We designed and led a successful 6-month… 

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