The Characteristics and Relationships of Learning Abilities by Brain Preference and EEG According to Elementary School Students Academic Achievement Level

초등학생의 학업성취수준에 따른 뇌 선호도와 뇌파에 의한 학습능력의 특성 및 관계

  • 김진선 (국제뇌교육종합대학원 뇌교육학과) ;
  • 심준영 (국제뇌교육종합대학원 뇌교육학과)
  • Received : 2015.09.30
  • Accepted : 2015.12.19
  • Published : 2015.12.31


This study divided elementary school 6th graders of into a higher academic achievement group (n=19) and a lower academic achievement group (n=19) in order to examine the tendency of left and right hemisphere preferences, characteristics and relationships of learning ability factors by means of EEG. For this purpose, brain waves in performing higher cognitive tasks for 5 min. were measured with a two-channel (Fp1, Fp2) EEG measurement system and hemisphere preference was measured by means of a questionnaire. Our results were as follows. First, hemisphere preference indicated that the higher group showed a left hemisphere tendency and the lower group indicated a right hemisphere tendency. Second, the first learning ability test found that the higher group performed its task rapidly with higher levels of concentration and cognitive strength and lower loading and the lower group conducted its task more slowly with lower levels of concentration and cognitive strength and higher loading. The second test showed that the higher group performed its task rapidly with lower levels of concentration.


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