Research -- StepUp to Learn
Visual Navigation for Crawling and Walking Use Different Brain Regions (And Why That Matters)
New research findings may help explain developmental milestones as children learn to interact with and navigate their near environments.
The Future of Learning Includes All of Our Senses
Neuroscientists reveal how the brain is optimized for learning with all the senses and with movement in a wide variety of domains, such as letter and vocabulary acquisition, reading, mathematics, music, and spatial orientation.
A Boost to Executive Function in Early Childhood
Researchers explore whether adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for diet and physical activity had any relationship with toddlers’ executive function.
Slow Learner? It Could Be From Long-Term Stress
Long-term stress -- to which children are increasingly exposed -- can potentially cause serious damage to the brain, according to a new study.
From Hopscotch to Handwriting: Trial and Error is our Best Teacher
Although we often think that we don’t want to make mistakes, this new model of learning reminds us that trying new things and making mistakes are our best teachers.
Got Rhythm? This Type of Music Boosts Brain Performance
Listening to these types of songs during an activity helped participants focus attention and multitask, especially those who have good rhythm.
How Does the Brain Process and Store Movement?
What researchers discovered about how the brain processes movement changes not only to our understanding of how the brain works, but provides a better understanding of conditions ranging from Parkinson’s disease to autism.
How to Boost Children's Letter Sound Recognition
Children who did this became twice as proficient at difficult letter sounds compared to those who received traditional instruction.
Need to Improve Concentration? Try This.
Researchers confirm the correlation between concentration and health-related quality of life and this everyday activity with primary school students.
Visuals increase attention. Now science explains why.
A neurochemical explanation for why looking at something actually helps kiddos pay better attention.
Building Your Child's Vocabulary? Learn by Doing!
Learning techniques that involve the performance of gestures instead of simple audio or visual information can benefit learners.
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