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How the Brain Learns

5th Edition

David A. Sousa
eISBN-13: 9781506346335

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Apply the newest brain research to enhance all students’ learning 

Recent discoveries about the human brain have the power to transform the way we teach and learn. World-renowned educational neuroscience consultant David A. Sousa has helped tens of thousands of educators understand how brain research can improve teaching and learning. He continues his tradition of translating new findings into effective classroom strategies and activities in this updated version of his bestselling text. The fifth edition of How the Brain Learns integrates recent developments in neuroscience, education, and psychology and includes  

New information on memory systems, especially working memory capacity
Updated research on how the explosion of technology is affecting the brain
Current findings on brain organization and learning, and revised sections on hemispheric specialization
New evidence on how learning the arts enhances cognitive processing and creativity
An expanded resources section 
More than 150 new or updated references

Written for anyone who wants to better understand the way people learn, How the Brain Learns unlocks the mysteries of the human mind and allows educators to experience the joy of seeing students reach their full potential. 

Read David Sousa’s interview on Education Week Classroom Q&A; With Larry Ferlazzo. 

"The strategies in How the Brain Learns are applicable and explained in the context of the research. The what and why are in the same place, and the book helps teachers see what they can and should do to support their students while providing scientific reasons for the strategies. Teachers are prepared to explain and share with students, principals, superintendents, parents, and colleagues."

Kris Dreifuerst, Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Neurodevelopmental Approach to Teaching

Plymouth State University

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ISBNs 9781506346304, 9781506346304, 9781506346304, 9781506346335, 9781071815908, 9781506346342, 9781506346328, 1506346332
Language English
Number of Pages 401
Edition 5th