Museums and the Mind: Applying Cognitive Neuroscience to Free-Choice Learning

October 1st, 2008 | RESEARCH

This is a handout from a session presented at the 2008 ASTC Conference. Advances in neuroscience are revealing biological pathways underlying emotion, attention, and memory. How can this research be integrated with educational pedagogy to enhance free-choice learning? Join experts from neuroscience, education, and museums to explore practical ways in which new insights about the brain can be applied to creating museum experiences.



Team Members

Jayatri Das, Contributor, The Franklin Institute


Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: Education and learning science | Health and medicine | Life science
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