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Table Of Contents

Introduction
A case for educational neuroscience
Caveats and disclaimers
1 Why Educational Neuroscience?
Education neuroscientific research questions
Limits to educational neuroscience
Figure 1.2 Perceptions of educational neuroscience schematic
2 Neuroimaging Technologies
Figure 2.5 EEG cap (courtesy Jonah Oliver)
3 Learning and Memory
Individual brains
Hebb’s model of learning through synaptic plasticity
Memory
4 Working Memory and Intelligence
Working memory
Attention
Intelligence
Gifted and talented pupils
Sex differences
Genetics of intelligence
IQ scores as a measure of social evolution
5 Creativity and Imagination
Fluid analogizing
Figure 5.1 Example of a Raven’s Matrices-type question
Creative intelligence
Imagination
6 Socializing, Emotion and Motivation
Mirror neurons and socializing
Emotion
Motivation and self-esteem
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
7 Language and Literacy
Language
Storytelling
Literacy
Dyslexia
Second language learning
Arithmetic
Statistics
Fractions
Algebra and geometry
Mathematical thinking
Figure 8.1 Bongard pattern #6
Mathematical creativity
9 Arts Curriculum
Music
Visual arts
Figure 9.2 Dorsal and ventral streams of processed visual information
Figure 9.3 Mandelbrot set at zero zoom level
Figure 9.4 Horse by ‘Nadia’, aged 3 years
10 A Future for Educational Neuroscience
Schools of the future
An agenda for educational neuroscience
Last word
Endnotes
References and Further Reading
Index
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