Neuropsychology and teaching: The problem of translation

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Abstract

    While there is the likelihood that student, teacher, and psychologist will benefit from neuropsychological work carried out in classrooms, experience suggests that there is often a problem of communication of information between neuropsychologist and teacher. The nature of this problem is discussed here and a means of resolution is suggested. An information-processing model of cognition ispresented which has been used with parents and teachers in order to provide a means of translation between the brain/processing schema of the neuropsychologist and the teaching schema of the teacher. A checklist of questions that focuses the attention of both teacher and psychologist on potential problem areas in each of the phases of the model is also presented.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)9-15
    Number of pages7
    JournalThe Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist
    Volume9
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - May 1992

    Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Neuropsychology and teaching: The problem of translation'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this