Tag Archives: Learning & the Brain

Developing Smarter Students

Have you ever thought you knew something, then tried to explain it to someone else and realized you didn’t? Researchers call this the illusion of explanatory depth: We humans think we understand the world better than we really do. This … Continue reading

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April 10: Learning & the Brain New York

On April 10 in NYC, a one-day Learning & the Brain symposium will explore the roles that mindsets and motivations play in student success in life and school.
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ADHD, Multi-Tasking, and Reading

Why do many kids with ADHD lag in reading comprehension by the fourth grade?
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Are we fostering a generation of anxious learners?

During lectures at two recent neuroeducation conferences, clinicians described a steep increase in the amount of anxiety they are seeing in children.
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