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Science  02 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5910, pp. 40
DOI: 10.1126/science.1166995

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Applying Cognitive Science to Education. Thinking and Learning in Scientific and Other Complex Domains. By Frederick Reif. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2008. 489 pp. $38, £24.95. ISBN 9780262182638.

Reif discusses how findings from cognitive science can help improve teaching and learning, especially science education (and, within that, physics education).