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Measuring teaching through hormones and time series analysis: Towards a comparative framework 1

  • Andrea Ravignani (a1) and Ruth Sonnweber (a1)


Arguments about the nature of teaching have depended principally on naturalistic observation and some experimental work. Additional measurement tools, and physiological variations and manipulations can provide insights on the intrinsic structure and state of the participants better than verbal descriptions alone: namely, time-series analysis, and examination of the role of hormones and neuromodulators on the behaviors of teacher and pupil.



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Andrea Ravignani and Ruth Sonnweber contributed equally to this commentary as joint first authors.



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