Testing online daily boosts college performance

Dec 25, 2013 by

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have discovered ways to level the playing field for college students of lower incomes. The team found that things like “benchmark” quizzes (which gave instant results on incorrect answers) helped the...

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Kids from low-income homes use brains differently

Nov 28, 2012 by

Kids from low-income households use their brains differently. In a recent study of kids between ages 12 and 14, it was found that those from low-income families allocate more attention to unimportant tasks than those of their higher-income peers. This...

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