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Title The Jossey-Bass reader on the brain and learning / introduction by Kurt Fischer and Mary Helen Immordino-Yang.

Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  612.82 J793 2008    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxi, 457 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents An overview of the brain. How our brain constructs our mental world / Richard Restak -- Mirrors in the mind / Giacomo Rizzolatti, Leonardo Fogassi, and Vittorio Gallese -- Alphabetized entries from How to explain a brain / Robert Sylwester -- The brain in the classroom : the brain-based learning debate. Neuroscience and education / Usha Goswami -- In search of ... brain-based education / John T. Bruer -- Learning not by chance : enrichment in the classroom / Marian C. Diamond and Janet Hopson -- Mind and brain / John D. Bransford, Ann L. Brown, and Rodney R. Cocking -- The thinking brain : memory, cognition, and intelligence. Learning and remembering / Sarah-Jayne Blakemore and Uta Frith -- Who owns intelligence? / Howard Gardner -- The balance theory of wisdom / Robert J. Sternberg -- Remembrance of emotions past / Joseph LeDoux -- The feeling brain : emotional and social foundations. We feel, therefore we learn : the relevance of affective and social neuroscience to education / Mary Helen Immordino-Yang and Antonio Damasio -- Selections from Why zebras don't get ulcers / Robert M. Sapolsky -- The effect of violence and stress in kids' brains / Ronald Kotulak -- The learning brain : language, reading, and math. The literate brain / Sarah-Jayne Blakemore and Uta Frith -- Why some smart people can't read / Sally Shaywitz -- What happens in the brain when children read / Patricia Wolfe and Pamela Nevills -- Small heads for big calculations / Stanislas Dehaene -- Math skills / James P. Byrnes -- The learning brain : the arts. The brain and the arts / David A. Sousa -- The role of the arts in transforming consciousness : education is the process of learning how to invent yourself / Elliot W. Eisner -- My favorite thing : why do we like the music we like? / Daniel J. Levitin -- The exceptional brain : when it works differently. Exploring exceptional brains / Eric Jensen -- Selections from The minds of boys / Michael Gurian and Kathy Stevens -- The great continuum : diagnosing autism / Temple Grandin -- Broken mirrors : a theory of autism / Vilayanur S. Ramachandran and Lindsay M. Oberman.
Subject Learning -- Physiological aspects.
Cognition in children -- Physiological aspects.
Brain -- Physiology.
Learning, Psychology of.
Brain -- physiology.
Cognition -- physiology.
Learning -- physiology.
Added Author Jossey-Bass Inc.
Added Title Brain and learning
ISBN 9780787962418 (pbk.)
0787962414 (pbk.)
Standard No. NLM 101312385
AU@ 000042053748
NZ1 11601803
IG# 9780787962418

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