Authors: Amanda Hudson
Collection: Research Materials
This is a review of the book “Educating the Human Brain,” written by Michael I. Posner and Mary K. Rothbart, and published in 2006. The reviewer is described as a doctoral candidate in the psychology department of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The book includes findings from several decades of research in developmental psychology and neuroscience. The reviewer describes it as providing a comprehensive, evidence-based summary of brain development in a way that is informative for researchers, clinicians, and educators alike.
The author of the review says the book has meaningful implications for how society educates today’s children and youth. She describes it as a valuable resource for knowledge sharing and research translation amongst educational psychologists, researcher-clinicians, and school personnel.