Editorial: Resonance July 2016

Nityananda, Rajaram (2016) Editorial: Resonance July 2016. Resonance : Journal of Science Education, 21 (7). p. 579. ISSN 0973-712X

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The functioning of the brain and more broadly the entire field of neuroscience are globally regarded as frontier areas for investigation. High school students learn the basic facts about sensory and motor nerves and the various reflexes of the body. The term ‘kneejerk’ has even entered the English language to describe a quick reaction unencumbered by thought. In this issue, we bring our readers the story of how this picture was built up, which is inseparable from the story of one of the pioneers of the field, extending well beyond his science.

Item Type: Article
Authors: Nityananda, Rajaram
Subjects: Social sciences > Education > Science education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Arts and Sciences
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/154
Publisher URL: https://www.ias.ac.in/article/fulltext/reso/021/07...

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