EDEC 540 - Neuroscience and Its Impact on Child Development

Offered autumn. This course is an overview of research and methods in developmental cognitive neuroscience, including examination of typical and atypical brain development in the early childhood years. The role of experience, the range of plasticity, and influences such as early intervention will be some of the topics explored specific to early childhood teachers and professionals. Also examined will be neuroscientific claims and whether research supports, contradicts, or does not provide enough evidence to determine the accuracy of the claim. Level: Graduate
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