Thinking about mechanisms is crucial to connecting neuroscience and education

  title={Thinking about mechanisms is crucial to connecting neuroscience and education},
  author={Donna Coch and D. Ansari},
  • Donna Coch, D. Ansari
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cortex
  • For the most part, neuroscientists do not typically consult the education literature to generate hypotheses and conduct studies with an educational application in mind. Similarly, for the most part, educationalists do not typically consult the neuroscience literature to decide how to teach a child. So how is it that neuroscience and education have become increasingly interlinked within recent years, and how should these fields be connected? Despite the recent development of the new field of… CONTINUE READING
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