Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning

“Scientific understanding of the influence of emotions on thinking and learning has undergone a major transformation in recent years. In particular, a revolution in neuroscience over the past two decades has overturned early notions that emotions interfere with learning, revealing instead that emotion and cognition are supported by interdependent neural processes.”…

To read full article go to… https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/05/31/why-emotions-are-integral-to-learning/

Excerpt from book Emotions, Learning, and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience, by Mary Helen Immordino-Yang.