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Cognitive Neuroscience and Education: Understanding the Teaching Learning Strategies, Learning Disabilities and Neuromyths

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, INDIA

Res. J.Educational Sci., Volume 3, Issue (10), Pages 17-21, December,1 (2015)


The present review paper provides an overview of the learning process and the impact of neuroscience to this. Cognitive neuroscience advances our knowledge on learning and has potential application to education. Previous research suggests that cognition is a fundamental learning process which adopts brain based strategies in learning. In this regard we briefly sketched the basic idea of brain and neurons. After that we have tried to explore how human organism learns in a neuro scientific way? The conducive learning environment and appropriate teaching- learning strategies also have been brought under the scanner. Finally we have tried to understand whether these strategies can solve the learning disabilities like Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and ADHD or not?


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