Funding Type: Mid-Career Advancement (MCA)
Principal Investigator: Jamaal S Matthews
Institution: Regents of the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
The project examines how teachers’ culturally supportive mathematics instructional practices engage and shape adolescents’ brain networks in ways that predict their math identity, achievement, and sense of purpose over time. The investigator also will assess the neurophysiology of how critical consciousness develops in mathematics teachers. The project synthesizes neurobiological, developmental, and culturally situated perspectives to explore adolescents’ and teachers’ socio-emotional...