Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.
Neuroscientists have known for a long time that regular quizzing on information helps make it stick, but students and teachers don’t always know how to apply that research to classroom practice or study habits.
Studies show learning another language helps people develop cognitive advantages that improve attention.
Reading can feel like decoding to some students – learn why.
A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.
Test how well you know some of these counterintuitive study tips.
Children learn their most important lessons on the playground, not in the classroom, researchers say.
It used to be that neuroscientists thought smart people were all alike. But now they think that some very smart people retain the ability to learn rapidly, like a child, well into adolescence. That means they have a longer period of time to learn from their environment — and maybe learn Chinese.