Neuroscience in education

In the past ten years, there has been growing interest in applying our knowledge of the human brain to the field of education, including reading, learning, language, and mathematics. Teachers themselves have embraced the neuro revolution enthusiastically. A recent investigation in the US-based journal Mind, Brain, and Education showed that almost 90% of teachers consider knowledge [...]

By |2013-03-25T16:33:46+11:00March 25th, 2013|Categories: Science & Research|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Education, happiness and longevity

Education has been widely documented by researchers as the single variable tied most directly to improved health and longevity. And when people are intensely engaged in doing and learning new things, their well-being and happiness can blossom. via Why Learning Leads to Happiness -

By |2012-08-17T19:31:02+10:00April 12th, 2012|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Science & Research|Tags: , , |0 Comments