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Neuromyths : debunking false ideas about the brain  Cover Image Book Book

Neuromyths : debunking false ideas about the brain / Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa.

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  • ISBN: 9780393713237
  • ISBN: 0393713237
  • Physical Description: x, 301 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-286) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Myths about intelligence - Myths about brain architecture and structure -- Myths about teaching and learning -- Myths about human development -- Myths about learning environments -- Myths about the mind-body balance -- Myths about brain plasticity -- Myths about memory -- Myths about attention -- Myths about language, bilingualism, and multilingualism -- Key takeaways from this book.
Target Audience Note:
Neuromyths—flawed beliefs about learning and teaching—have the capacity to adversely affect classroom practice. In this examination of more than seventy such beliefs, Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa debunks widely circulated myths and untangles scientific fact from pedagogical fiction. Here, teachers have an invaluable guide on how to avoid misconceptions and instead apply evidence-based practices from mind, brain and education science.
Subject: Cognitive learning.
Cognitive neuroscience.
Brain > Anatomy.
Brain > Growth.

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Decoda Literacy Library 371.39 T65 2018 (Text) 35410000059840 General Collection Volume hold Available -

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