Scientific and Pragmatic Challenges for Bridging Education and Neuroscience

  title={Scientific and Pragmatic Challenges for Bridging Education and Neuroscience},
  author={Sashank Varma and Bruce D. McCandliss and Daniel L. Schwartz},
Neuroscience has experienced rapid growth in recent years, spurred in part by the U.S. government’s designation of the 1990s as “The Decade of the Brain” (Jones & Mendell, 1999). The rapid development of functional neuroimaging techniques has given researchers unprecedented access to the behaving brains of healthy children and adults. The result has been a wave of new insights into thinking, emotion, motivation, learning, and development. As these insights suffuse the social sciences, they… CONTINUE READING


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