Move Over, Descartes! Neuroscience Says You’re Wrong.

Kathleen Taylor, Catherine Marienau

Research output: Contribution to conferencePresentation


Recent discoveries in neuroscience—“we feel, therefore we learn”—contradict Descartes’ rejection of the body’s role in thinking. This presentation examines implications for adult learning.

Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
EventAdult Education Research Conference -
Duration: Jun 9 2018 → …


ConferenceAdult Education Research Conference
Period6/9/18 → …


  • neuroscience and adult learning
  • embodied learning
  • emotion and learning
  • analogical learning


  • Adult and Continuing Education
  • Educational Methods
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Leadership Studies

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