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Visuals increase attention. Now science explains why.

Visuals increase attention. Now science explains why.

A neurochemical explanation for why looking at something actually helps kiddos pay better attention.

Parent-Teacher Relationship Vital to Home Learning

Parent-Teacher Relationship Vital to Home Learning

New study reveals extent of practical and emotional support offered by teachers.

Fit Kids, Fat Vocabularies

Fit Kids, Fat Vocabularies

New study suggests exercise can boost kids’ vocabulary growth

Singing & Fine Motor Control

Singing & Fine Motor Control

Scientists key in on the brain's mechanism for both singing and learning fine motor skills.

Evidence Dyslexia Affects Children's Visual Processing Beyond Just Reading

Evidence Dyslexia Affects Children's Visual Processing Beyond Just Reading

Children with dyslexia are slower to process visual information, according to new research that sheds new light on which brain processes are affected by dyslexia beyond just reading ability.

The Best Way to Avoid Procrastination

The Best Way to Avoid Procrastination

If you want someone to help you out with something, this is the best way to keep them from procrastinating.

How Do We Learn to Learn? New Research Offers an Education

How Do We Learn to Learn? New Research Offers an Education

Cognitive training designed to focus on what’s important while ignoring distractions can enhance the brain’s information processing, enabling the ability to “learn to learn."

Children Who Eat This Have Better Mental Wellbeing

Children Who Eat This Have Better Mental Wellbeing

How children can achieve better mental wellbeing according to new research from the University of East Anglia Health and Social Care Partners.

What Your Child's Facial Expressions Are Telling You

What Your Child's Facial Expressions Are Telling You

Facial expressions forecasts social problems years later when students are lacking this key factor.

How to Help Girls Stay Engaged with Science

How to Help Girls Stay Engaged with Science

This program was linked to higher average science grades and an increase in a measure of science knowledge for a group of fifth grade girls.

How to Make Learning More Effective

How to Make Learning More Effective

Engaging students in these activities resulted in improved academic performance compared to traditional lectures, lessons or readings.

Evidence That This 100-Year-Old Practice Enhances Learning

Evidence That This 100-Year-Old Practice Enhances Learning

This makes learning easier, faster, and more motivating.