, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 43–54 | Cite as

Ecology of the mind and educational research: Chemistry, the universal language of nature

  • Paolo Manzelli
  • John Eaton


The authors advocate the need for a new approach to chemistry, using educational research to permit a fuller appreciation of the functions of the mind and a better understanding of natural processes. Such studies will, the authors believe, clarify the true relationships between energy, matter and information. Their integration, within a conceptually unitary whole, should allow a wider and more fruitful interpretation of reality. An attempt is made to understand the preferential orientation of bond-electrons that give order to a molecular formation, in terms of a tentative reinterpretation of chemistry as a “universal language” of nature.


Environmental Management Nature Conservation Educational Research Preferential Orientation Natural Process 
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© Science and Technology Letters 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Manzelli
    • 1
  • John Eaton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly

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