How people learn: Brain, mind, experience, and school
Bransford, J., Brown, A., & Cocking, R. (Eds.). (1999). How people learn: Brain, mind, experience, and school. Washington, DC: National Research Council. Backward Design for Forward Action.
A description of some key areas that are relevant to a deeper understanding of a student's learning experience: learning as an active process, adaptive experience of learning, learning for understanding, and role of prior knowledge. A summary of research findings on the physiological and cultural influences on student learning is described.