cognitive neuroscience

Neuroscience

Definition Neuroscience is the study of the human nervous system, the brain, and the biological basis of consciousness, perception, memory, and learning. Discussion The nervous system and the brain are the physical foundation of the human learning process. Neuroscience links … Continue reading

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Piaget

Definition Swiss biologist and psychologist Jean Piaget (1896-1980) is renowned for constructing a highly influential model of child development and learning. Piaget’s theory is based on the idea that the developing child builds cognitive structures–in other words, mental “maps,” schemes, … Continue reading

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Make Confusion Your Friend

Confusion is natural:  don’t fight it – use it. It is quite natural to be confused or feel awkward when dealing with a new concept or skill.  And it is quite natural to resent feeling confused.  But the bottom line is that confusion and awkwardness are natural.  And one of… Read More




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