EDUC7160: Learning and the Brain

Credits 3

A study of the psychological implications involved in the teaching-learning situation with emphasis on those psychological principles applicable to children ages 6-12 and adolescents 13-18. A variety of learning and developmental theories based on research from the field of psychology are covered. This course also examines accepted theories and current research in learning behavior and explores the unique styles of learning and recent studies in brain function and behavior as they relate to the learning process.