Gather around, we’re starting with a pop quiz: who can tell me what the following all have in common?
If you said: they are all false and misleading then you are correct! I think a lot of the love for neurology and psychology that has seeped into education is not only rubbish, it can actually be harmful.
I spoke with a very experienced teacher colleague Sarah Halter, who undertook her undergraduate study in neuroscience and Master’s in psychology at Cambridge and helps me with research in this field. This article is a summary of our discussion. Time to sort the fact from the fancy – our own version of fact-checking the neuromyths…
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