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Re: [xmca] Educational neuroscience

That was a very long sentence Andy.
Sent via my BlackBerry from Vodacom - let your email find you!

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From: Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net>
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Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:09:25 
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Subject: Re: [xmca] Educational neuroscience

Ulvi, best of luck in your search, and maybe someone on this list can 
help. But don't get your hopes up.
Lawrence Barsalou is a very sophisticated writer on neuroscience, but in:

Barsalou, L. W. (1992) “Cognitive Psychology. An Overview for Cognitive 
Scientists,” Hillsdale NJ: Lawrence Earlbaum.

where he has a chapter on education, he characterises education as: 
“teachers provide information that students incorporate into existing 
knowledge” - in other words, not only does he use "folk psychology" in 
his grasp of the subtlties of education, but he seems to be unaware that 
this antiquated "theory" of teaching and learning has been subject to 
any critique over the past 100 years. A classic illustration of the 
problem that Greg has been raising.


Ulvi İçil wrote:
> Dear all,
> I would like to know some outstanding scholar names in the field of
> educational neuroscience, working in the line of sociocultural theory.
> Thanks.
> Ulvi

*Andy Blunden*
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