A role for neuroscientists in engaging young minds

William Cameron, Eric Chudler

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Abstract

Neuroscience receives little attention in elementary school education, although students at this age are active explorers of their environment and can relate easily to exercises that involve the science of their senses. The neuroscientist has an important role in supporting elementary educators who might be uncomfortable with teaching science. To encourage such scientist-teacher interactions, changes must be made in the culture of the scientific community to promote these partnerships, with the ultimate goal of improving neuroscience literacy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)763-768
Number of pages6
JournalNature Reviews Neuroscience
Volume4
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2003

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A role for neuroscientists in engaging young minds. / Cameron, William; Chudler, Eric.

In: Nature Reviews Neuroscience, Vol. 4, No. 9, 09.2003, p. 763-768.

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Cameron, William ; Chudler, Eric. / A role for neuroscientists in engaging young minds. In: Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 2003 ; Vol. 4, No. 9. pp. 763-768.
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