Current Issues in Brain Development: ECE & PSY 275
Winter Quarter 2010WAOL on-line
Brain: The Complete Mind; How it Develops, How it Works, and How to Keep itSharp; Michael Sweeney; National Geographic, 2009ANDBrain Gym; Teacher·s Edition Revised; Paul E. Dennison, Ph.D. and Gail E.Dennison; Edu-Kinesthetics, Inc.; 1994ANDArticles as assigned
Brain Facts, (2008). Order or download and print from Society for Neuroscienceweb.sfn.orgANDThe Developing Brain: Birth to age Eight; Marilee Sprenger; Corwin Press; 2008*this book especially good for those of you who want to learn ways to apply brain research for young children.
Introduce the student to the field of neurobiology as it relates to the developmentof the brain.
Familiarize the student with current research in the area of brain development
Enable the student to understand the role of technology in the findings of braindevelopment
Critically examine research and evidence in the field of neurobiology and braindevelopment
Foster a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding human development
Encourage and demonstrate practical application of brain development researchto the field of early childhood development and psychology
Familiarize the student with the concept of emotional intelligence and it·srelationship to brain development
Foster an understanding of difference between psychiatric and psychologicalmethodologies used in treating disorders as they relate to brain development