A review of common myths about the brain and their implications for education.
Ian Moll is a cognitive psychologist in the Division of Educational Information Technology at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, where he specializes in the psychological dimensions of Educational Technology and the pedagogic integration of ICTs. He holds a doctorate from the Faculté de psychologie et des sciences de l’éducation, Université de Genève in Switzerland. His academic interests include the study of learning, cognitive studies, theoretical psychology and multimedia education. Previously, he was a foundation phase teacher, the general secretary of the National Education Union of South Africa, a Director in the Gauteng Department of Education from 1995 to 1999, and researcher at the South African Institute for Distan