Brain Chemistry and Learning Capacity

Lund, Frederick H.
December 1959
Education;Dec1959, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p246
Academic Journal
The article examines the relationship between brain function and the learning capacity of children. The efficiency of brain function depends on enzymes, hormones and vitamin control metabolism. Hormones and enzymes are genetic in origin and that learning potential is also genetic. Enzymes control the variations of chemical agents in various tissues. They are in control of digestion, reproduction, tissue repair and nerve conduction. Differences in enzyme efficiency are apparent in differences in local tissue metabolism and in differences observed in individuals.


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