• Sasi Kumar Centre for research, Tamil University
  • M. Parimala Fathima
  • S Mohan


Teachers' can facilitate a life time of successful learning by equipping students with a repertoire of strategies and tools for learning. The teacher plays an important role in the educational process. Effective teaching depends upon the evolution of innovative strategies and also the methodology of teaching. As we gain a more scientifically based understanding about today's novel brain and how it learns, we must rethink about what we do in classroom and school. Neuro scientists are mapping the pathways between body and brain, providing tangible evidence of the benefits of hands-on, experimental learning. Neurocognitive process includes a number of human functions through neuronal networks. Brain cells communicating with each other through on electrochemical process. Neurocognition includes perceiving, recognizing, conceiving, judging and reasoning processes. The neurocognitive approach is based upon certain irrefutable facts concerning brain functions, which are applied to the intervention strategies of student teachers developmental difficulties. The teachers must develop the competencies like content competency, contextual competency, communication competency, classroom management and evaluation competency. In this paper, we discuss how the brain and its functions are helpful to the teachers in teaching and bringing out the dimensions of teaching competency such as induction, content, pedagogy, organisation and assessment. We elucidate the Neurocognitive strategies are how helpful to bring out the secrets of amygdala and hippocampus involving in teaching strategies. We also emphasize that the recent development of designing Neurocognitive programme that focus on both cognitive and social development has theoretical and practical challenges.


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Author Biography

Sasi Kumar, Centre for research, Tamil University

N.Sasikumar** is a research scholar in Center for Research in Education, Thava Thiru Kundrakudi Adigalar College Campus,Kundrakudi, Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu, South India. His research area is Cognitive Neuroscience. He is a vibrant involver in real time research projects. He act as a project director in ICSSR research project as sanctioned amount of four lacks. He was published six research papers in reputed International journals and one book for international publishers with ISBN. He attended several workshops and seminars. He presented four research papers in International conferences and eight research papers in National level conferences. His interested areas are Neurocognition and Teaching Education.


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How to Cite

Kumar, S., Fathima, M. P., & Mohan, S. (2013). IMPACT OF NEUROCOGNITION ON TEACHING COMPETENCY. Innovare Journal of Education, 1(1), 7–9. Retrieved from