Neuroeducation: Teaching with the brain

Charo Rueda


Schooling is an essential and distinctive feature of human beings. Advances in neuroimaging have helped to understand the peculiarities of the human brain and how they relate to our interest on sharing knowledge. The human brain is an organ that evolved to enable the cognitive skills that allow social learning. In turn, education and experience have a major impact on the development of the human brain. The emerging field of Neuroeducation aims at including information about the brain processes related to cognitive skills involved in learning to the efforts of the education community to optimize the transmission and assimilation of knowledge.


Social learning; Cognition; Neuroeducation; Education; Learning; Science of learning; Brain function

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