Education and the Cognitive Processes of the Brain
by M. C. Wittrock - 1978
Since the days of ancient Greece and Rome, the art of teaching has been influenced by knowledge and beliefs about learning, memory, and related functions of the human brain. Aristotle believed that we remember information only by forming images of it; and that we recall these images by ordering them in sequence, associating them with one another according to the principles of similarity, contrast, and contiguity.
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