How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience and School

John D. Bransford, Ann L. Brown, and Rodney R. Cocking

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.

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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