Internet Is Changing Our Brain In Different Ways

Isaac Asimov, science-fiction writer, predicted that one day, we'd "have computer outlets in every home, each of them hooked up to enormous libraries where anyone...

What Are Cognitive Skills?

Brain training uses fun (but intense!) mental workout sessions to target weak skills. Brain training trains the cognitive skills the brain uses to think...

Memorable Strategies to Enhance Learning

 Making it Stick! We all use strategies throughout our day to remember the variety of facts and ideas we need to retain. It is valuable...

How Learning Takes Place

EVERYTHING developmental psychologists have learned in the past 30 years points in one direction -- children are far, far smarter than we would ever...

Reading: What Happens in Kindergarten?

Many parents think of kindergarten as "the reading year," and it's no wonder: from the beginning of this first official year of school to...

Cognitive Neuroscience

The sphere of cognitive neuroscience issues the scientific examine of the neural mechanisms underlying cognition and is a department of neuroscience. Cognitive neuroscience overlaps with...

Learning Differences

Who do you think about when you worry about meeting student needs? I’ll bet you think about those students who are struggling in one...

Critical Thinking: How to Grow Your Child’s Mind

What kind of thinker is your child?  Does he believe everything on TV?  Does she always figure out how to get what she wants?  Does...

The Social and Academic Benefits of Team Sports

Team sports are about so much more than their physical benefits. This is especially so when group sports activities are incorporated into a young...

What Happens in first Grade Writing

It's easy to think, “Okay, I taught/helped teach my child to read, whew – I'm glad that is over.” But writing might be the...

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