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Description - Human Learning by Peter Jarvis

Learning is among the most basic of human activities. The study of learning and research into learning form a central part of educational studies. Previous studies of human learning have focused on psychological processes whereas this book examines the importance of the relationship between the body and the mind, and considers how our neurological, biological, emotional and spiritual faculties all impact on human learning. It draws on material from the worlds of science and social science and will be of interest to academics in a wide range of disciplines. Topics covered include: * The biology of learning * Personality and human learning * Thinking and learning styles * Gender and human learning * Life cycle development and human learning * Emotional intelligence and learning * Morality and human learning * Learning in the social context.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415340984
ISBN-10: 0415340985
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Jarvis

Peter Jarvis is Professor of Continuing Education at the University of Surrey in which he was Head of Department of Educational Studies for a number of years. He is the author and editor of about thirty books, amongst his most recent being The Theory and Practice of Learning; and Adult Education and Lifelong Learning: Theory and Practice (Third Edition). He is founding editor of The International Journal of Lifelong Education, which he co-edits with Stella Parker. Stella Parker is now Emeritus Professor at the University of Nottingham and an independent consultant. Her regular activities include being the Independent Academic Advisor to the Police Promotions Examinations Board and a lay chair for the National Clinical Assessment Authority. Stella is the co-editor of the International Journal of Lifelong Education with Professor Peter Jarvis.

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