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A Child's Brain
The Impact of Advanced Research on Cognitive and Social Behavior



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ISBN 9780866562690
Published January 1, 1984 by Routledge
260 Pages

 
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Book Description

Offers research on the development, organization, and operation of the child’s brain.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface

  • Introduction
  • The Neurosciences and the Education Profession: Inserting New Knowledge of a Child’s Developing Brain into an Already Well-Developed School
  • Brain Structure
  • Brain Evolution: The Origins of Social and Cognitive Behaviors
  • Brain Structure and Development
  • Higher Brain Function
  • Hemispheric Specialization and Functional Plasticity During Development
  • Impact on Learning Behaviors
  • Cognitive Levels Matching: An Instructional Model and a Model of Teacher Change
  • Constructivism and Education: The Child’s Point-of-View
  • The Relationship Between Language Development and Brain Development
  • Memory Development
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation and the Head-Injured Child
  • The Assessment of Cognitive Function for Use in Education
  • Future Issues
  • The Impact of Brain Research on the Education Profession: Agents of Change
  • Reference Notes Included

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