Our brain and body work together to help us learn. This concept, Embodied Cognition, is built upon a decades-long branch of research into how human thinking and learning is rooted in the back-and-forth between the mind’s perceptions and the body’s physical interactions with the world around it. The following infographic from Mind Research Institute explores some of the ways new technologies can be used to deliver more of the benefits of embodied cognition to students growing their mathematical thinking.

Mind-Body Math: Manipulatives in the Digital Age

 

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