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In this second edition of Brain Based Learning: The New Paradigm of Teaching, educator and brain researcher Eric Jensen offers a learning approach that is closely aligned with how the brain naturally learns.Based on empirical brain research from the disciplines of neuroscience, biology, and psychology, Jensen's text explains how the relationship between learning and the brain can impact emotions, patterns, gender, meaningfulness, environments, body rhythms, attitudes, enrichment, and assessment, and how it influences the effects of stress and trauma.The book's powerful information suggests ways for transforming schools into complete learning organizations by providing students with an optimal learning environment. Implementation of brain-based schooling has proven to increase graduation rates, decrease learning difficulties and discipline problems, and create conditions for the love of learning to flourish.
Table of Contents
|About the Author|
|Fundamentals of Brain-Based Learning|
|What Is Brain-Based Learning?|
|How Your Student's Brain Learns|
|Brain Dominance in Learning|
|Rhythms of the Brain|
|Physiological Effects on Learning|
|Biological Differences in Learning|
|The Impact of Physical Movement on the Brain|
|Stress and Threat|
|Sensory Contributions to Learning|
|The Role of Sight in Learning|
|The Role of Touch in Learning|
|The Role of Taste in Learning|
|The Roles of Smell and Acoustics in Learning|
|The Role of Emotions in Learning|
|Neuroscientific Perspective on Teaching and Learning|
|The Nonconscious Learning Climate|
|Motivation and Rewards|
|Attention and Survival Value|
|Teaching How to Think|
|Memory and Creating Patterns of Meaning|
|Enriching the Brain|
|Curriculum in a Brain-Compatible Classroom|
|Assessing With the Brain in Mind|
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