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Neuropedagogy in Early Childhood in Hungary: Foundations and Micro-investigation
Neuropedagogy is an emerging field of study in Hungary. This article provides an overview on the professional directions and works in which The International Research Team and Laboratory of Neuropedagogy (NeuPedLab) at the Sopron University, Benedek Elek Faculty of Pedagogy, in Sopron, Hungary is engaged. First, the article reports on the theoretical approaches of neuropedagogy in Hungarian early childhood education. In the context of international research, the article also reports on the findings of a pilot study on Hungarian early childhood teachers’ understanding and willingness to use information about brain development in their everyday practice. The article concludes with highlights about the importance of infusing knowledge about the brain and pedagogy to maximize young children’s development.