Neuroscience labs around the world may need to reevaluate some of their assumptions about whether what works in animals will really produce meaningful treatments for people.
The scientists behind a controversial new study were surprised by their own results. But they carefully did all they could to 'prove a negative,' and their neurogenesis study is shaking up the field.
Employers now expect to hire people out of universities who don't require any training. That's why so-called experiential learning is becoming so critical for university students.
Children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder should be offered extra support at school.
Adolescents have important developmental work to do. Despite what worried grownups think, taking needless risks isn't the goal for teens. Being risky is part of exploring and learning about the world.
Each year large numbers of college students drop plans to become engineers or scientists because of poor performance in calculus. A new 'active learning' approach could help turn things around.
E-learning is both a technological and a social innovation. At its best, it can address problems within a particular social context.
African board games are learning spaces for players to develop cognitive and non-cognitive skills given the mechanics or rules embedded in these games.
Schools have a duty to teach children morality, but which moral values should they teach?
With studies from the past year exploring the relationship between smartphone use and mental health, sleep, learning and romance, a more nuanced portrait of the device has emerged.
To counter the unbalanced effects of the digital age, reading literature is the key.
Research shows that many students are excessively optimistic about course grades. Those with a stronger sense of personal control are also less likely to receive the grades they expect.
It's common knowledge that children are voracious learners but the famous cliche suggests that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. This simply isn't true.
For future machines to be as smart as we are, they'll need to be able to learn like we do.
Negative experiences in mainstream schools have harmful long-term effects on pupils with autism spectrum conditions.
Learning another language is more than just a boost to your CV. It makes you smarter, more decisive and even better at English.
Despite heavy investment by universities, student experience of feedback higher education continues to be less than desirable, especially for at-risk students.
When it comes to engaging young people in their school studies, inclusivity means a lot.
Pavlov’s drooling dogs hold the key to understanding many of our most important emotional experiences – as well as the overt actions we take to adapt to a world fraught with daunting challenges.
NAPLAN is great at tracking changes over time and between demographics, but not so great at measuring what factors effect change, engagement or creativity.