How to Explain a Brain
An Educator's Handbook of Brain Terms and Cognitive Processes
AUTHOR: Sylwester, Robert
PUBLISHER: Corwin Press
Also available at Amazon.com
Unlock the mysteries of the brain with the help of this jargon-free guide!
Noted author, Robert Sylwester, offers educators and general readers his own definitions for terms used in the cognitive neurosciences. This unique look into the marvelous brain uses language and descriptions that are accessible to readers, even those with just a limited understanding of biology. Discover how the brain works, how the brain learns, and the educational significance of brain functions and processes.
This ready-reference guide to essential concepts and terms in cognitive neurosciences includes:
- nearly 300 definitions and cross-references created by Robert Sylwester to help educators understand key concepts about how the brain learns
- 11 newly created anatomic models and illustrations that focus on key brain functions
- references and recommended print and Internet resources.
How to Explain a Brain celebrates the brain in all its wonder and is sure to become a ready reference book of choice for educational psychologists, teachers and managers and lecturers in education.
PUBLICATION DATE: 12/3/2004
CATEGORY: Medical, Psychology, Science