Neuromyth busting

Neuroscience can shed light on how children and adults learn.

But ‘neuromyths’ – common misconceptions about how the brain functions – can lead educators to:

Through our Institutional Strategic Support Fund, we funded the Centre for Educational Neuroscience to look at which ‘facts’ about the brain we can trust.

These include the effects that exercise, diet, sleep, gender and digital media have on children’s learning.