Children Facing Screens: An Educational Project for Helping Children Develop Their Critical Thinking Skills

  • Elena PasquinelliEmail author


The sciences of the mind, brain, and behavior can be powerful allies of science education. During the last three decades these sciences have developed rapidly, providing a progressively deeper understanding of why certain concepts and attitudes come naturally to the human mind, why other require greater effort—not because of their intrinsic difficulty, but because they conflict with our intuitions, natural knowledge. This understanding has the potential of helping educators enable the next generations to face the challenges ahead with empathy, reason, and a scientific understanding of the natural world.


Science Education Critical Thinking Cognitive Science Moral Attitude Biological World 
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  1. 1.Fondation La Main à La PâteParisFrance

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