New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education volume 2006, issue 110, P3-9 2006 DOI: 10.1002/ace.213 View full text
James E. Zull

Abstract: Cognitive neuroscience is growing rapidly, and new discoveries appear continuously. Understanding the basic structure of the nervous system and the fundamentals of learning through change in neuron networks can give adult educators much insight. Furthermore, a foundation of basic knowledge is essential in understanding the new and evolving research. This chapter therefore focuses on fundamentals. How Brains Are AssembledAll nervous systems have the same fundamental "bauplan." There must be sensory elements th…

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