Research shows some learning uses the whole brain

Jan 21, 2020 by

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine used a laser-assisted imaging tool to discover what happens inside the neurons of mice that are learning something. They found that motor-based learning can occur in multiple areas of the brain, not just those...

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How we learn things shapes our memory

Dec 30, 2019 by

New research shows that we have multiple networks in our brain to help us store learned knowledge or associations. Even if that part of the brain is damaged, the brain will still leave alternative mechanisms available for learning....

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No school interventions for 1 in 3 kids with ADHD

Mar 28, 2019 by

Lehigh University researchers found that one in three students with ADHD received no school-based interventions and two of three received no classroom management....

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Education does not appear to help protect against dementia

Mar 8, 2019 by

Although some studies have theorized that the extent of your education might help protect against dementia, a new piece of research found that night to be true. However, the lead researcher does think that doing activities later in life...

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How Music Helps Learning

Mar 4, 2019 by

Researchers from McGill University in Canada determined that music can motivate learning and activate the brain’s reward system. They used MRI to watch how enjoyable music motivated people’s brain to learn and try to earn rewards....

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How Language-Learning Boosts the Brain

Feb 28, 2019 by

New research out of Switzerland has shown that students who seriously committed to learning a new language had growth in several areas of the brain. The hippocampus, which is associated with learning and spatial navigation, and the outmost layer...

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