Martha Bridge Denckla, M.D.
Martha Bridge Denckla, M.D., is the director of the developmental cognitive neurology department at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and professor of neurology, pediatrics and psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Denckla’s research and publications include study of the biological bases for learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children of normal or above-average intelligence.
The Science of EducationInforming Teaching and Learning through the Brain Sciences
Discoveries about how the brain learns are fueling interest in applying neuroscience in the classroom. In the new field of neuroeducation, scientists and educators should join forces to develop goals for learning-related research, the authors argue.