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Paul Howard-Jones, Professor

Professor of Neuroscience and Education at School of Education, University of Bristol

Paul’s work has been focusing on issues at the interface of cognitive neuroscience and educational theory, practice and policy. He has applied diverse research methods from computational brain imaging studies to classroom observations in order to understand learning processes and their potential relevance to educational learning.

Paul has authored numerous reviews and books about the science of learning (most recently “Evolution of the Learning Brain”, published by Routledge). His broadcasting work includes writing and presenting the R4 series “In Search of Eden”, and presenting on the BAFTA-nominated Channel 4 series “Secret Life of Four Year Olds”.

From October 1st, 2020, Paul will be coordinating a new network for Climate Change Education Research (Universities of Bristol, Bath, Exeter and Cardiff).

Paul Howard-Jones's contributions