Why Mind, Brain, and Education Scienceis the "New" Brain-Based Education

Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa

Abstract


The complex problems faced in education today need equally elaborate solutions. This article explains how Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) science combines perspectives from neuroscience, psychology and pedagogy that contribute to a better understanding of how humans learn, and consequently, how we should teach. Better than neuro-education, more powerful than cognitive psychology and easier to understand than cognitive neuroscience, MBE is a paradigm shift in our understanding of the teaching profession.

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