|Bibliography, etc. Note:
||Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-264) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
||Learning is not all in your head -- Neural networks : superhighways to development -- Sensory experience -- The role of emotions -- Making connections -- Movement -- Moves that improve -- What goes wrong? -- Basics for the brain : water and oxygen -- Basics for the brain : nutrition -- The vestibular system and learning disorders -- Fight or flight : the stress effect on learning -- Mis-education and the labeling game -- Drugs and hyperactivity -- Looking outward for models.
||"Smart Moves. The body's role in thinking and learning is presented for the first time in a popular readable format, thoroughly supported by scientific research. Neurophysiologist and educator Carla Hannaford tells us why we must move -- and shows us how to move to fully activate our learning potential. Her remarkable insights will be of great and immediate value to learners of all ages, from the gifted to the so-called learning-disabled. Book jacket."--Jacket.