Your Brain’s Memory Back-Up System
Strong memories involve groups or teams or networks of neurons that fire together. While neuroscientists have long said that "neurons that fire together wire together," recent reesarch at Cal Tech shows how repeated exposure to something recruits multiple neurons into the memory system, creating built-in redundancy.
Closing the Achievement Gap by Closing the Cognitive Gap
The achievement gaps for economically disadvantaged students, students with disabilities, and English Language Learners are stubbornly wide. An article in EdNews Daily explains the importance in addressing issues of cognitive development in closing the achievement gap
Play a Game to Relieve Work Stress!
New research on recovering from work stress! When researchers compared them, digital games were signficiantly more effective in helping adults recover from work stress than the mindfulness apps.