Foreward. Acknowledgements. Part I: What Educators Ned to Know About the Brain. Introduction and Conceptual Foundation. General Principles of Microstructure and Microfunction. General Principles of Macrostructure and Macrofunction. General Principles of Brain Development. Part II: Linking Brain Research to Literacy Research. Building a Reading Brain Neurologically. Building a Writing Brain Neurologically. Building a Computing Brain Neurologically. Part III: Linking Literacy Research to Brain Research. Building a Reading Brain Pedagogically. Building a Writing Brain Pedagogically. Building a Computing Brain Pedagogically. Part IV: Educational Applications of Brain-Literacy Links. Implications for Educational Policy. Implications for Classroom Practice. Glossary. References. Index.
Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Washington; Director of the NICHD funded Multidisciplinary Learning Disabilities Center Professor of Radiology at the University of Washington; Principle Investigator for the Brain Imaging Project at the Multidisciplinary Learning Disabilities Center
"The authors, respected researchers and educators in this field, have developed an excellent resource for psychologists, educators, and graduate students... Brain Literacy for Educators and Psychologists is an excellent book... The book's content and explicit and implicit messages need to be widely disseminated to 21st-century educators." -CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY