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How People Learn:Brain, Mind, Experience and School


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Subject A study on brain development and how people, of all ages, learn. Also looks at learning environment and techniques for teachers based on the findings.
Author John D. Bransford, Ann L. Brown, and Rodney R. Cocking
Keywords learning, brain development, cognitive development, teaching
Outcome Area
  • academic performance
Age Area
  • early childhood (2-5 years old)
  • elementary (6-11 years old)
  • middle school (12-14 years old)
  • high school (14-18 years old)
  • undergraduate
  • graduate
  • adult