The future of educational neuroscience


Fischer KW, Heikkinen K. The future of educational neuroscience. In: Sousa DA Mind, brain, and education: Neuroscience implications for the classroom. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree ; 2010. pp. 248-269.


It seems as though nearly every day a new headline exclaims how scientists have found the "spot" in the brain for some mental or emotional phenomenon. This brain craze has spread into education, where countless “brain-based” educational products and services are offered. How can educators separate the reasonable brain-based claims from the unreasonable claims? What does research on the brain really have to say about education?




Last updated on 04/20/2012