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Brain Development in Learning Environments

Embodied and Perceptual Advancements

Editor(s): Flavia Santoianni and Claudia Sabatano

Book Description

This volume is the most recent outcome in the field of bioeducational research, an emergent entanglement of study – opened by the main Author – encouraging the dialogue between education, psychology, neuroscience and biological sciences.
The volume focuses on biodynamic perspectives, analysing the following themes: learning environments and brain development, embodiment and adaptive cognition, perceptual systems and sensorial knowledge.
The links are highlighted between neural, social, evolutive and contextual basis of cognition, body schemata representations, embodied cognition, cognitive modifiability and educability, perceptual intelligence and neural modelling for educational design and brain development in learning environments.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-8471-8098-8
ISBN-10: 1-84718-098-1
Date of Publication: 01/01/2007
Pages / Size: 161 / A5
Price: £34.99
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Biography

Flavia Santoianni is Associate Professor of Education in the Department of Relational Sciences at University Federico II of Naples. She has authored and edited eighteen books and numerous articles, and has held several distinguished positions in her field including the responsability of national and international research projects. She is scientific coordinator of the B.E.S. Bioeducational Sciences Research Group, and in the field of bioeducational sciences has recently edited with E. Frauenfelder Mind, Learning and Knowledge in Educational Contexts, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2003.

Claudia Sabatano is Ph.D. and Post Doc of Education in the Department of Relational Sciences at University Federico II of Naples. She teaches in S.I.C.S.I., the Italian School of Teaching, is member of the Bioeducational Sciences Research Group, and scientific coordinator of the B.E.S. Laboratory of Embodied Situated Cognition and Implicit Learning. She has authored numerous articles and books.