Summarizing research from theorists such as Robert J. Marzano and Daniel Goleman, this revised volume helps educators understand and utilize brain research to build high-achievement classrooms.

Brain Science

Brain science

The Brain is the Universe within

She's a brain! You're a numbskull! That's a harebrained idea! Have you lost your mind? Are you out of your mind? Put on your thinking cap. Use your noodle. I'm having a brain drain. Use your gray matter. I think I'm brain dead today. It's an idea that is swirling around in my mind.

These are just some of the remarks one hears in everyday references to the brain and the mind. In fact, these sayings offer concrete evidence for the common understandings people have, and have had for some time, about the human brain. Yet with the avalanche of information available through brain imaging technologies, interest in the brain is on the increase. As brain research explodes ...

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