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ERIC Number: EJ1159764
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1751-2271
The Self-Generative Mind in Education: Review and Future Directions
Ergas, Oren; Berkovich-Ohana, Aviva
Mind, Brain, and Education, v11 n4 p213-226 Dec 2017
Since the turn of the millennium, there has been a surge of interest in diverse forms of spontaneous thinking, such as mind-wandering, and their associated brain networks. Studies demonstrate the pervasiveness of these phenomena as well as their effects on education-relevant domains such as academic skills, well-being, creativity, executive functions, and socioemotional competencies. Based on a neurophenomenological approach and drawing on cognitive and neuroscience research, this article reviews this field and develops a framework for understanding deliberate and nondeliberate states of students' minds in the classroom and their associated brain circuitry. Different approaches to these states are examined from an educational perspective and ways in which this discourse can further be developed are suggested.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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