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|Title:||Adapting Middle Level Educational Practices to Current Research on Brain Functioning||Contributor(s):||Geake, John (author)||Publication Date:||2003||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/5697||Abstract:||More has been learned about brain functioning in this past decade than in the entire history of human inquiry. One U.S. Presidential Committee even labeled the 1990's "the decade of the brain" (Rennie, 2002) and that research continues into the twenty-first century. Unfortunately, applications for much of that research are often slow to be revealed, for the more that is understood about the brain, the more of its mystery we discover. Has recent research produced new insights about brain functioning which can be applied to education? Does a better understanding of how the brain functions help educators in their work with young adolescent learners? This article outlines a positive response to these questions by considering how some current educational issues could be informed in light of current research evidence, including recent brain imaging studies conducted by cognitive neuroscientists at Oxford University.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Journal of the New England League of Middle Schools, XV (2), p. 6-12||Publisher:||New England League of Middle Schools||Place of Publication:||Topsfield, United States of America||Field of Research (FOR):||130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified||HERDC Category Description:||C2 Non-Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Other Links:||http://www.nelms.org/journal.html||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 136
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