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Brain-(not) Based Education: Dangers of Misunderstanding and Misapplication of Neuroscience Research

  • Published14 Mar 2013
  • Reviewed14 Mar 2013
  • Author
  • Source Illinois State University

Educator resources are meant to give access to information and teaching tools about the nervous system and related health issues. Resources target primary and secondary school levels.

Neuroscience research is often oversimplified or misinterpreted in "brain-based" curricula approaches. This article discusses how neuroscience supports many traditional teaching methods and the potential for the application if new findings in the special education classroom.

Access Brain-(not) Based Education: Dangers of Misunderstanding and Misapplication of Neuroscience Research by Larry A. Alferink and Valeri Farmer-Dougan of Illinois State University.


 

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