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Re: [xmca] Educational neuroscience
Please say more... I think this is so important, and things point out
that Vygotsky also, otherwise why enter the Medicine course in 1930
(if my memory is not wrong)
On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 11:33 PM, Larry Purss <email@example.com> wrote:
> You mentioned you are interested in *cognitive CHANGE*.
> Within the concept *neuroplasticity* is implicit Nero change.
> There is a scholar in France [Catherine Malabou] whose central conceptual
> thesis explores *plasticity* as from the Greek *to mold or to model.*
> She moves the concepts of *dynamic* and *systems* and *theory* and *neural*
> within the orbit of the central thesis of plasticity as change,
> transformation and metamorphosis.
> Not sure if this is too far off topic.
> I also want to mention *neo-Piagetian* theory including Vygotsky and
> Wittgenstein is being explored at SIMON Fraser University.
> If interested I could say more.
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 6:39 AM, Ulvi İçil <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Dear Andy and all, I found Kurt Fisher, he is at Harvard, Mind, Brain and
>> He is described as:
>> Fischer's theory differs from the other neo-Piagetian theories in a number
>> of respects. One of them is in the way it explains cognitive change.
>> Specifically, although Fischer does not deny the operation of information
>> processing constrains on development, he emphasizes on the environmental
>> and social rather than individual factors as causes of development. To
>> explain developmental change he borrowed two classic notions from Lev
>> is, internalization and the zone of proximal development.
>> I am rather interested in the application of the new findings in the field
>> of educational neuroscience into the theory and practice of education.
>> 2013/7/23 Andy Blunden <email@example.com>
>> > 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
>> > 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.
>> > Andy
>> > 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*
>> > Home Page: http://home.mira.net/~andy/
>> > Book: http://www.brill.nl/concepts
>> > http://marxists.academia.edu/**AndyBlunden<