Neuromyths in Education: Prevalence and Predictors of Misconceptions among Teachers

  title={Neuromyths in Education: Prevalence and Predictors of Misconceptions among Teachers},
  author={Sanne Dekker and Nikki C. Lee and Paul Howard-Jones and Jelle Jolles},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
The OECD's Brain and Learning project (2002) emphasized that many misconceptions about the brain exist among professionals in the field of education. Though these so-called "neuromyths" are loosely based on scientific facts, they may have adverse effects on educational practice. The present study investigated the prevalence and predictors of neuromyths among teachers in selected regions in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. A large observational survey design was used to assess general… CONTINUE READING
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