Revista electrónica de investigación en educación en ciencias
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OTERO, Maria Rita. Emociones, Sentimientos y Razonamientos en Didáctica de las Ciencias. Rev. electrón. investig. educ. cienc. [online]. 2006, vol.1, n.1, pp. 24-53. ISSN 1850-6666.
The aim of this paper is to established the bases of Didactics of Science that takes into consideration emotion, feeling, and reasoning. Maturana ´s concepts (1984, 1990, 1991, 1995, 2001) are adopted. He understood knowledge as action based on emotion, extending the principles of continuity and organization of life. The contribution of Antonio Damasio (1994, 2005) are considered , who offers neurobiological evidence about the relationship between emotion, action, feeling and reasoning. Also, some general principles are proposed that are the bases for a small group of Didactic principles that as yet are not fully developed.