Our school system was invented in the late 1800s, and little has changed. Can you imagine if the medical profession ran this way? Linda Darling-Hammond, Newsweek, February 1996
Brain-based Education: Caveats
"Many... sincerely detect faults in our society, especially in its educational system, and are eager to use any method at their disposal to bring about desired changes. But the scientific enterprise is too precious to be sacrificed to any cause, however worthy it may appear." Howard Gardner, 1982
These ideas are easy to sell to the public, but it is easy to take them beyond their actual basis in science.
Joseph LeDoux, Denver ECS Conference, 1986