Books on the Neurodevelopmental Demands of Teaching and Learning:

  • Barringer, Pohlman, Robinson. Schools for All Kinds of Minds: Boosting Student Achievement by Embracing Learning Variation
  • Blodget, Alden S. Learning Schooling and the Brain: New Research vs. Old Assumptions.
  • Bransford, John. How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience and School
  • Carson, Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life  
  • Doyle, Terry. The New Science of Learning: How to Live in Harmony with Your Brain.
  • Davidson, Cathy N. Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn
  • Dweck, Carol. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success and "Academic Tenacity: Mindsets and Skills that Promote Long Term Learning." (Paper Prepared for the Gates Foundation)
  • Farrington, C.A. et. al. Teaching Adolescents to Become Learners: The Role of Non-Cognitive Factors in Shaping School Performance: A Critical Literature Review
  • Galinsky, Ellen. Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
  • Hardiman, Mariale. Connecting Brain Research with Effective Teaching: The Brain Targeted Teaching Model
  •  Gopnick, Alison, The Philosophical Baby.
  • Gopnick, Alison, Andrew Meltzoff and Patricia K. Kuhl. The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind.
  • Hallowell, Edward and Bill Mayer. A Walk in the Rain with a Brain.
  • Jensen, Eric. Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids Brains and What Can Schools Do About It.
  • Journal of Mind, Brain and Education. (International Mind, Brain and Education Society)
  • Kandel, Eric. In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind
  • Kosslyn, Stephen M. and G. Wayne Miller. Top Brain: Bottom Brain: Surprising Insights into How You Think
  • Learning, Arts, and the Brain  (Dana Foundation)
  • Medina, JohnBrain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
  • Neville, H.J. (Executive Producer). Changing Brains: Effects of Experience on Human Brian Development. DVD. University of Oregon Brian Development Lab.
  • Posner, Michael. Educating the Human Brain.
  • Prensky, Marc. Brain Gain: Technology and the Quest for Digital Wisdom.
  • Ratey, John and Hagerman, Eric. Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
  • Rekart, Jerome L. The Cognitive Classroom: Using Brain and Cognitive Science to Optimize Student Success
  • Schacter, Daniel. The Seven Sins of Memory: How the Mind forgets and Remembers
  • Sousa, David A. How the Brain Learns, Differentiation and the Brain: How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom, and How the Gifted Brain Learns
  • Sousa, David., ed. Mind, Brain, & Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom
  • Tokuhama-Espinosa, TraceyMaking Classrooms Better: Lessons from the Cognitive Revolution that Transform Our Teaching and Mind, Brain, and Education Science: A Comprehensive Guide to the New Brain-Based Teaching
  • Wang, Sam and Sandra Aamodt, Welcome to Your Brain
  • Willingham, Dan. Why Students Don't Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom.
  • Wills, Judy. Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher
  • Willingham, Daniel. When Can You Trust the Experts: How to Tell Good Science from Bad Education? and Why Students' Don't Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What This Means for the Classroom. See also "Ask the Cognitive Scientist" a frequent column in The American Educator.
  • Wolfe, Pat. Brain Matters: Translating Research into Classroom Practice. 2nd ed.