Watching a foreign film or TV show doesn't automatically teach you the language – but there are ways to make it stick.
To concentrate best, we need to resist distractions. It can help to set some goals and check your progress as you study.
Many young people learn about the Holocaust in school, but their knowledge and understanding of the subject can be limited and based on inaccuracies and misconceptions.
How could a software box have a subjective viewpoint of, and in, the physical world that humans inhabit?
With 52% of 15-year-olds now saying they read only if they have to, experts say a new way of teaching literacy is overdue.
Long breaks from school lead to learning loss, with maths scores being particularly badly affected - but a return to core concepts could be the answer to a pre-pandemic problem.
Rats, too, struggle to learn how to do new things in new places — but it does get easier over time.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, universities are using video for so much of their teaching. Some worry this will hurt student learning, but that's not what we found.
Attempts to find brain structures responsible for supposed cognitive sex differences have not succeeded.
For children, getting outdoors helps to aid their exploration of the world – it's how they learn best.
Just as in other countries, COVID-19 outbreaks are a matter of when, not if, should Ontario schools reopen in September.
False beliefs about the brain, called neuromyths, are ubiquitous in education. Is there any hope of debunking them?
The gravitational pull of global rankings consumes university energy and attention. But there had to be a better way to measure their value.
Students say they have a hard time studying and cognitive science proves they're not trying to dodge work: there's a link between negative emotions and difficulties in concentrating.
Research shows napping helps young children learn, as well as enhancing their emotional well-being.
Some schools are starting to open up after the coronavirus lockdown. But what if you're worried about sending you kids back too soon. Unschooling might be one solution, so how does it work?
Government initiatives to support student learning during and after the pandemic can't be effective without an invaluable educational resource: teachers' expertise and care.
Drawing lets us look outward and inward simultaneously. It doesn't have to be perfect and practice makes progress. Here are some tips for getting started and drawing inspiration from the familiar.
Many school kids may be studying from home as their schools have closed or they need to isolate themselves for other reasons. Parents won't need to be teachers, but more teachers' aids.
A quirk of psychology that affects the way people learn from others may have helped unlock the complicated technologies and rituals that human culture hinges on.