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Dr Paul Howard-Jones
Dr Paul Howard-Jones
Reader in Neuroscience and Education
BSc(Manc), PhD(Exon), BSc, PGCE
Neuroscience and education, game-based learning and creativity.
Paul's particular area of interest is applying our understanding of cognition and neuroscience to enhance child and adult learning. His research explores the benefits offered to education by emerging technologies, aided by a critical consideration of underlying cognitive processes. For information and resources from the Neuroeducational Network (NEnet), go to www.neuroeducational.net
- neuroscience and education
- games (including computer games) and the brain
- creativity and the brain
- risk-based decision making and the brain
- educational technology and the brain
Graduate School of Education
University Research Themes
- Howard-Jones, PA, Holmes, W, Demetriou, S, Jones, C, Morgan, O, Tanimoto, E, Perkins, D & Davies, NJ 2015, Neuroeducational research in the design and use of a learning technology. Learning, Media and Technology.
- Howard-Jones, PA 2014, Evolutionary Perspectives on Mind, Brain and Education. Mind, Brain, and Education, vol 8., pp. 21-33
- Howard-Jones, PA 2014, The potential relevance of cognitive neuroscience for the development and use of technology-enhanced learning. Learning, Media and Technology.
- Howard-Jones, PA, Bogacz, R & Lloyd, K 2014, To act or not to act: Learning the value of not acting., pp. 89
- Karakus, O, Howard-Jones, PA & Jay, TMH 2014, Primary and Secondary School Teachers’ Knowledge and Misconceptions about the Brain in Turkey.
- Deligiannidi, K & Howard-Jones, PA 2014, The neuroscience literacy of teachers in Greece.
- Holmes, W, Howard-Jones, P, Tanimoto, E, Jones, C, Demetriou, S, Morgan, O, Perkins, P & Davies, N 2013, Neuroeducational research in the design and use of games-based teaching. in: Paula Escudeiro, Carlos Vaz de Carvalho (eds) 7th European Conference on Games Based Learning, ECGBL 2013., pp. 235-243
- Dekker, S, Lee, NC, Howard-Jones, P & Jolles, J 2012, Neuromyths in education: Prevalence and predictors of misconceptions among teachers. Frontiers in Psychology, vol 3.
- Howard-Jones, P, Washbrook, E & Meadows, S 2012, The timing of educational investment: A neuroscientific perspective. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, vol 2., pp. S18-S29
- Howard-Jones, PA & Fenton, KD 2012, The need for interdisciplinary dialogue in developing ethical approaches to neuroeducational research. Neuroethics, vol 5., pp. 119-134
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