Cognitive science evidence

The section on ‘classroom evidence’ looked at research done by using a teaching method in a classroom with ordinary students.  This section looks at evidence from the cognitive sciences.  This includes:

  • Cognitive neuroscience – which looks at how the brain learns
  • Cognitive psychology -the study of mental processes such as attention, language use, memory, perception, problem solving, creativity, and thinking.

As you will see, these approaches are complementary:  the classroom evidence tells you ‘what works’, the cognitive science tells you ‘why it works’.

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