People tend to think of digital media as entertainment, so they devote less mental effort than when they're reading a printed book.
Adaptable neurons are tied to learning and memory but also to neurological disorders. By studying fruit flies, researchers found a mechanism that controls neuroplasticity.
The inclusion of new topics in Ghana's comprehensive sex education curriculum has split opinions among parents.
A lack of consistent mentorship models leads to a skills gap which affects the global competitiveness of Kenya's students and graduates.
Napping in the afternoon can benefits both motor skills and your ability to recall facts.
Taking part in creative activities with little ones can help bolster their communication, build their sense of self and even improve their health and wellbeing.
New research demonstrates that it is more difficult to learn something new if the information had been rewarded in the past. In fact, the higher the reward, the worse the future learning.
Receiving a pay raise will make you feel happier only if it was bigger than what you had expected. Why? Because it helps you learn.
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?