Mind, Brain, and Education

Christina Hinton, Kurt W. Fischer, and Catherine Glennon

Technological breakthroughs make research in human biology and cognitive science more relevant for education than ever before. The authors of this report suggest that student-centered approaches support learning in the brain—and such approaches have the potential to support academic achievement and close achievement gaps, particularly for underserved youth.

Students' genetic predispositions interact with learning experiences to give rise to a wide range of individual differences.