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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 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.

A Tool That Benefits Both Dyslexic and Non-Dyslexic Children

A Tool That Benefits Both Dyslexic and Non-Dyslexic Children

New study finds significant benefits for both dyslexic and non-dyslexic children

Foreign Language & Music: Does Rhythm Improve Learning?

Foreign Language & Music: Does Rhythm Improve Learning?

Research has shown that a music-related hobby boosts language skills and affects the processing of speech in the brain. According to a new study, the reverse also happens – learning foreign languages can affect the processing of music in the brain.

Building Your Child's Vocabulary? Learn by Doing!

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.

3 Key Skills for Promoting Numeracy in Young Children

3 Key Skills for Promoting Numeracy in Young Children

What are the fundamental skills that young children need to develop at the start of school for future academic success? While a large body of res...

Motivation Depends on How the Brain Processes Fatigue

Motivation Depends on How the Brain Processes Fatigue

How do we decide whether or not an activity which requires work is ‘worth the effort’?

Team Finds Brain Mechanism that Automatically Links Objects in our Minds

Team Finds Brain Mechanism that Automatically Links Objects in our Minds

Scientists map the part of the brain that "links" similar objects, leading to new insights about how the brain processes information out of context.