The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge about the biological networks underlying human behaviour, learning processes and educational activities. In addition, regarding the application of knowledge to pedagogy, fundamental concepts of neurosciences and their integration with educational activities will be discussed.
Introduction to Psychobiology
The biological basis of behaviour: from neurons to neuronal networks
Cerebral plasticity and education
Memory and learning
Neurosciences and education
The social brain
|Matelli Umiltà||Il cervello||Il mulino||2007||978-88-15-11943-8|
|Moro V. Filippi B||La plasticità cerebrale||SEID||2010||978-88-89473-12-2|
|Della Sla S (a cura di)||Le neuroscienze a scuola||Giunti||2016||978-88-09-78855-8|
|Purves D, et al.||Neuroscienze Cognitive (Edizione 2)||Zanichelli||2015||Questo testo è consigliato esclusivamente ai fini di consultazione|
Written exam with open questions regarding the different parts of the course. Some questions about the bases of nervous system, perception and cognition will be asked in order to evaluate the general knowledge of the students. Regarding the application of knwoledge to pedagogy, the students' group activity on the contribute of neurosciences to education will be evaluated.
For the non-attending students the second part of the exam will be done with open questions.
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