How Emotions and Empathy Can Lead to Better Learning

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A recent discovery in the brain is making the connection between how humans interact and how they learn—and it seems to the two aren’t very far apart. In a recent article in Forbes explains how a new area of neuroscience is focusing on "mirror neurons," which scientists believe are the neural basis for empathy. The neurons map a person’s actions into another’s brain, enabling that person to empathize with another. In the article, Marco Iocaboni, professor in the Departm...
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