A short and helpful primer on how the brain develops and learns. This is the basis for the broad research into neuroscience and it's implications for educational practice. Educators and researchers ought to understand these basic processes as a grounding for other research into learning and development.
Author: Society for Neuroscience
Society for Neuroscience. (2008). Brain facts: A Primer on the brain and nervous system. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.