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Thu 16 Sep 2010 21:30 BBC Radio 4

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28 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 29 March 2010

Claudia Hammond investigates the latest research into the working of the five year old brain, and asks whether the latest developments in neuroscience might have an application in the classroom. Could a deeper understanding of brain development help educationalists get better results- and if so how can teachers separate the brain fact from so much of the brain fiction which seems to be out there?

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