Educational neuroscience (also ‘Neuroeducation’ and ‘Mind, Brain and Education’) are growing disciplines.
As professionals facilitating learning on a daily basis, it is clear why teachers want to understand more about the brain and learning.
However the reality is that not all ‘brain-based’ resources and programmes available are based on research.
Education is becoming more evidence informed. There is great interest to discover if this knowledge can improve education, and help us understand why things that work are successful.
This zone provides an opportunity for teachers to have conversations with scientists about how young people learn.
We have neuroscientists and psychologists who carry out research on a broad range of topics, from maths and anxiety to memory and language. Each fortnight we will focus on a particular topic.