Infusing Creativity into Technology Education Through an Understanding of Neuroscience

Scott Bartholomew

Abstract


This paper explores possibilities for infusing technology education with neuroscience principles in an effort to increase creativity. The decline in creativity among individuals in the United States is highlighted. Basic neuroscience fundamentals are covered and a framework for describing creativity in individuals is provided (Dietrich, 2004). Pedagogical connections and suggestions are provided for implementing neuroscience concepts in the classroom in an effort to promote creativity.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jet.v1i1.4859

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