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Title: The Learning Brain
Subtitle: Lessons for Education
Written By: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
Uta Frith
Description:

In this groundbreaking book, two leading authorities in the field review
what we really know about how and when the brain learns, and consider the
implications of this knowledge for educational policy and practice.

-pioneering book in emerging field from two leading authorities;
-reviews in an accessible style what we know about how and when the brain
learns;
-draws out the implications of this knowledge for educational policy and
practice;
-covers studies on learning during the whole of development, including
adulthood;
-looks at what we can learn from brain research about children with learning
difficulties, and how this can inform remedial education.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405106220
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.S. $ 59.95
U.K. £ 50.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405124016
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.S. $ 24.95
U.K. £ 16.99