How Can Brain Research Inform Academic Learning and Instruction?
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This paper explores the potential of neuroscience for improving educational practice by describing the perspective of educational psychology as a linking science; providing historical context showing educational psychology’s 100-year search for an educationally relevant neuroscience; offering a conceptual framework for the connections among neuroscience, cognitive science, educational psychology, and educational practice; and laying out a research agenda for the emerging field of educational neuroscience.
KeywordsEducational neuroscience Brain-based learning Brain research Cognitive neuroscience
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This study was funded by grant N00014162046 from the Office of Naval Research.
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The author declares that he has no conflict of interest.
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