By studying the brain’s reward and memory networks, neuroscientists find that memory requires a system of reward delivery. A new finding highly relevant for a variety of learning situations.
New research suggests enrichment programs help children solidify the information they have added to their wall of knowledge and may help prevent summer slide.
Learning something new? Take a test! Research shows that taking a test is more effective than other ways of studying when learning and making inferences.
A world first review of the importance of nature play could transform children’s play spaces, supporting investment in city and urban parks, while also delivering important opportunities for children’s physical, social and emotional development.
A new innovation makes it possible, for the first time, to quantitatively assess children’s spontaneous movement in the natural environment.
Highly engaging digital games which provide opportunities for mastering new skills and allowing users to feel in control may relieve stress at the end of the day more effectively than mindfulness apps.
Color-coded maps of the brain show the semantic similarities during listening and reading and have practical implications for learning and for speech disorders, from dyslexia to aphasia.
Arts and crafts activities help children develop creative ways of thinking and significantly correlate with later success in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields.
When asked to repeat the same task 24-hours later, participants those who had exercised for 15 minutes used far fewer brain resources than those who rested.
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