chapter  4
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Some aspects of subject teaching

As might be swmised from Hilgard's remarks concerning the gap between psychological research and classroom practice, the literature on the psychology of teaching specific school subjects is extremely limited. The literature on the general problem of the psychology of school learning is expanding rapidly and most subject specialists are reappraising teaching methods and content in their own fields. What is sorely needed is cooperation between psychologists and subject specialists to expand knowledge in the areas of common concern.