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ERIC Number: EJ1009167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0309-8249
Can This Marriage Be Saved? The Future of "Neuro-Education"
Schrag, Francis
Journal of Philosophy of Education, v47 n1 p20-30 Feb 2013
Neuro-education, a new frontier for educational researchers, has its passionate advocates and equally passionate detractors. Some philosophers, including Noel Purdy and Hugh Morrison, Andrew Davis, and Ralph Schumacher, have argued that the entire enterprise is misguided. I evaluate and challenge their arguments. This permits me to articulate my own position: Neuroscience may make impressive contributions to education but, perhaps paradoxically, not by guiding the work of teachers. (Contains 3 notes)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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