Mar 27, 2012
Working memory – we use it when we recall our grocery list and when we retell a story. But did you know it’s also essential for language learning and reading a book chapter from beginning to end? Read more>>
Feb 21, 2012
Did you know that there’s a part of the brain devoted to “doing” that starts wiring itself early in development through imitation of the movements and sounds of others? Find out how it works, and the role it plays in early learning.
Feb 9, 2012
Are there beneficial effects of video games? Learn what current research tells us about video games and the brain.
Jan 24, 2012
Tell a four-year-old that she can eat one marshmallow now or wait 15 minutes and eat two. What does the child’s self-control, or lack of, tell us about her likelihood of future success? Read>>
Jan 5, 2012
In honor of our 2 ndblogaversary, we asked our readers to share their favorite posts from the Science of Learning blog . Read their responses and check out the posts that inspired them.
Dec 13, 2011
Providing the brain with the right feedback at the right time can make a huge impact on learning. Find out how the brain responds to different time scales in the classroom.
Nov 15, 2011
Bullies and intimidating teachers can impair classroom learning. Find out how creating safe learning environments can boost student engagement and help students learn better.
Nov 10, 2011
Optimal brain health is influenced by the small choices we make every day. Follow these 3 easy steps to help your brain stay healthy.
Nov 1, 2011
Did you know that stress can cause physical changes in the brain? Find out what recent studies reveal about how stress can impact brain function, and how long the effects may last.
Oct 4, 2011
For many, re-learning social skills after brain injury may seem like a daunting task. Can the brain recognize emotions after injury? Read to find out.