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João Tenório Ph.D.

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João R. R. T. da Silva, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in Science Education at Federal University of Pernambuco, Caruaru, Brazil. He has a licentiate’s degree in Chemistry, a master's degree in Science Education and he holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Federal University of Pernambuco as a research fellow at Niels Bohr Center for Cultural Psychology — University of Aalborg in Denmark.

His current research and writing focus is on 1) the role of memory and imagination in learning scientific concepts, 2) semiotics as a theoretical approach to understand the learning process, 3) conceptual profile theory and 4) the role of video games in scientific literacy.

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