Brain activity moves from the center of executive function to a region associated with memory as children become math proficient, finds a new study.
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December 30, 2013
Early hearing skills may be a better predictor of elementary reading and spelling performance than other cognitive skills like working memory, finds a new study in Child Development.
December 24, 2013
It may be better to get anxious students excited about an upcoming test than to try to calm them down, a new series of studies suggests.
December 20, 2013
Students may start to understand multidigit numbers through preschool vocabulary, finds a study in Child Development.
November 11, 2013
Babies of mothers who exercise three days a week may get a jump on early brain development, according to a study released at the Society for Neuroscience meeting here on Sunday.
November 10, 2013
Researchers at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting say creativity is a whole-brain process—and it can highlight unusual strengths in students with emotional disabilities.
October 18, 2013
Working memory problems seem to differ between students in rural and urban poverty, according to a new study.
September 28, 2013
Researcher James Pellegrino argues researchers need clearer definitions and more reliable measures of students' noncognitive skills, in a research conference keynote address.
September 20, 2013
The Society for Neuroscience launched a new award for high school students involved in neuroscience outreach.