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ERIC Number: ED596337
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 20
Abstractor: ERIC
The Brain Basis for Integrated Social, Emotional, and Academic Development: How Emotions and Social Relationships Drive Learning
Immordino-Yang, Mary Helen; Darling-Hammond, Linda; Krone, Christina
Aspen Institute
This research brief explores how emotions and relationships drive learning and are a fundamental part of how our brains develop. The authors explain how emotionally safe and cognitively stimulating environments contribute to brain development; how brain development that supports learning depends on social experiences; and how sensitive periods in brain development align with opportunities for learning and needed supports. The brief draws from the research base to suggest basic principles for educational policymakers and practitioners.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Aspen Institute, National Commission on Social, Emotional, & Academic Development (NCSEAD)
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A