The Practical and Ethical Concerns of Using Neuroscience to Teach Young Children and Help Them Self-Regulate

  • Debby ZamboEmail author
Part of the Educating the Young Child book series (EDYC, volume 7)


The 1990s was a time of burgeoning research on the brain because technological advances allowed scientists to watch brain development and see how a brain functions in vivo as a child learns or performs a task. Knowledge about the brain is growing, and this information is changing how we nurture and educate young children. Neuroscience is influencing the development of childhood products, curricula, and pedagogy, and because of this the care and education of young children is changing and with this change, developing ethical questions.


Young Child Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Preservice Teacher Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Moral Issue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Leadership and InnovationArizona State UniversityGlendaleUSA

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