New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education volume 2006, issue 110, P11-19 2006 DOI: 10.1002/ace.214 View full text
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Louis Cozolino, Susan Sprokay

Abstract: This chapter is an introduction to how the learning process changes the brain, with special attention to the facilitative role of the adult educator/mentor.Recent work on brain development and learning suggests that the most effective adult educators may be unwitting neuroscientists who use their interpersonal skills to tailor enriched environments that enhance brain development. The brain is a social organ innately designed to learn through shared experiences. Throughout the life span, we all need others who…

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