Optimize Learning With Psychological Science – Study Strategies for ...

Cognitive psychology research translated into a bite-size summary of useful study strategies that students and teachers can put into practice right away.

Sep 27

Categories: Academic Issues, Learning Difficulties

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Video games can have lasting impact on learning

A computer-based brain training program developed at Yale University helps improve student performance in reading and math - in some cases even more than individualized tutoring, according to a new study.

Sep 21

Categories: Child Development, Learning Difficulties

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Math Difficulties May Reflect Problems in a Crucial Learning System ...

Children differ substantially in their mathematical abilities. In fact, some children cannot routinely add or subtract, even after extensive schooling. Yet the causes of these problems are not fully understood. Now, two researchers, at Georgetown ...

Sep 16

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Sleep Helps You Learn Better

Getting some sleep in between study sessions may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you've forgotten, even 6 months later. While studies have shown that both repeated practice and sleep can help improve memory, there is ...

Aug 27

Categories: Learning Difficulties, Workplace Issues

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Parents who think failure is harmful to learning have children who ...

Children respond better to learning setbacks when they believe that ability and intelligence are malleable – that is, when they have what psychologists call a "growth mindset" rather than a "fixed mindset". This immediately raises the question of ...

Jun 13

Categories: Family Problems, Learning Difficulties

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Sleep changes seen with fetal alcohol exposure partly explain ...

Slow-wave sleep - the deeper sleep during which the brain turns each day's events into permanent memories - is fragmented in adulthood in people exposed to high levels of alcohol in the womb.

Feb 29

Categories: Child Development, Depression, Learning Difficulties, Mood Swings / ...

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Can Distraction be good for learning?

Distraction can be a good thing for learning under the right circumstances—namely when you will be tested or have to perform under similarly distracting contexts

Apr 27

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Delayed Feedback and Learning

Instant results may seems to enhance learning immediately. A new study finds that delayed feedback can enhance learning.

Apr 27

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Tips to Remember What You Read

Have trouble remembering what you read? Or that you don’t like reading because you don’t read well? Afraid not, here are some important ways to brush up your skills.

Apr 25

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Learning new words quickly and efficiently

A new study finds that we are able to learn words quickly as we remember how the word looks like in overall.

Apr 10

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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5 Reasons Why You Must Constantly Learn

Feeling lost when you are learning soemthing new?

Mar 30

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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The effect of listening to music on human transcriptome

How 20 minutes of Mozart affects the expression of genes vital to learning, memory and more…

Mar 16

Categories: Learning Difficulties, Other

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Learn Languages Better With This Psychological Tip

Boost language learning with this tip.

Feb 9

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Preventing Memory Loss with Food

A compound found in common foods such as red grapes and peanuts may help prevent age-related decline in memory, according to new research published by a faculty member in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

Feb 6

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Want to learn something better? Draw it

When you're trying to learn, do something with your new knowledge, such as summarising it or explaining it to someone else. This deepens your memories and helps integrate what you've learned with what you already knew. A new study has tested the ...

Jan 2

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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