Cognitive Skills: The Foundation for Learning
Cognitive Skills are the mental processes our brains use to take in, organize, understand and retrieve information. Article published by EdCircuit.
Bullying Causes Long-Term Physical Brain Changes
If you think that bullying is something kids will someday get over, think again. Research shows that bullying results in physical brain changes and serious long-term cognitive and emotional deficits.
Human Brains Find Hidden Objects that Computers Can’t Find
Do you see the keys in this picture? That's because the human brain is really good at seeing partially obscured objects. New research conducted at the University of Washington in Seattle examined the interactions between the visual cortex and the prefrontal cortex when subjects tried to identify partially hidden objects.
Generosity Brings Cognitive and Emotional Benefits
What Buddha knew about generosity long ago has now been confirmed by neuroscientists who have shown the connection between generosity and structural brain changes in the areas of the brain associated with empathy and social cognition.
Are Male and Female Brains All That Different?
Lon Woodbury, an Ed Consultant (IECA), a Certified Educational Planner (CEP), and an Internet Talk Radio Host focusing on news and personal help for parents of struggling and troubled teens with behavioral/learning problems. interviews Betsy Hill, president of BrainWare Learning Company, on the differences between male and female brains.
Forgetting Can Actually Make Us Smarter
We all worry about forgetting things, but it turns out that forgetting can actually make us smarter and our brains are designed to promote memory loss under certain circumstances!
Finger Counting is Good for the Brain!
Not only is it OK for kids to count on their fingers, when combined with counting games, they do much better on math tests. Finger counting is good for the brain!
Take a Photo to Remember Better
The things we take pictures of we remember better, even if we never look at the pictures again. Picture taking can, however, reduce our auditory memories of the experience.
What is Social Media Doing to Our Brains?
What is social media doing to our brains? This great TedEd presentation explains -- and it's not all good. Which change do you think is the most important?
Is It Real or Is It a Memory?
Neuroscientists at the University of Western Ontario are starting to unravel how our brains mark the difference and inform us whether something is imaginary or something we are really remembering.