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Professor Paul Howard-Jones

Professor Paul Howard-Jones

Professor Paul Howard-Jones
B.Sc.(Manc.), Ph.D.(Exon.), BSc, PGCE

Professor of Neuroscience and Education

Office 1.14
Helen Wodehouse Building,
35 Berkeley Square, Clifton BS8 1JA
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+44 (0) 117 331 4496


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


  • 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
  • neuromyths



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