Neuroscience and the Classroom: Making Connections
- A term describing support offered by a learning partner (mentor, teacher, more experienced peer, or parent), which structures the context and environment in a way that facilitates learning for the student.
- short-term memory
- A term used to describe the neurocognitive system that retains a finite amount of information for a short period of time.
- supramarginal gyrus
- An anatomical location in the brain's parietal lobe that, with the angular gyrus, makes up the inferior parietal lobule. This region has been shown to be critical for skills including reading.