What is the design of the mind? What does that design imply for education? This comprehensive and engaging introduction to human learning and its applications to education focuses on these vital questions by exploring the theories of knowledge, complex cognition, and human intelligence while presenting an overview of the human mind through multiple theoretical lenses in a clear and interesting way. Written in narrative form, it holds the reader's attention, telling a story that is both interesting and important to the improvement of the mind through education. Special features include: Complete chapters dedicated toTheories of Knowledge(Chapter 4),The Brain and Cognition(Chapter 8),Intelligence(Chapter 10), andCognitive Development Through the Life Span(Chapter 7). 24Interest Magnetsfound throughout the text feature fascinating topics related to human learning and cognition such as photographic memory, sleep learning, and Einstein's brain. Learning Strategieshighlighted at the end of every chapter feature ten specific applications of theories to teaching and learning, relating to both the teacher and the student.Martinez, Michael E. is the author of 'Learning and Cognition: The Design of the Mind', published 2009 under ISBN 9780205507245 and ISBN 0205507247.