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Educational Psychology News
September 29, 2020

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Busy Pictures Hinder Reading Ability in Children

A new study shows extraneous images draw attention from text, reducing comprehension in beginning ...

Meditation for Mind-Control

Scientists have discovered that mindful meditation can help subjects learn and improve the ability to mind-control brain computer interfaces ...

Prenatal Cannabis Exposure Associated With Adverse Outcomes During Middle Childhood

Research shows prenatal cannabis exposure may impact child behavior later in ...

Sport and Memory Go Hand in Hand

If sport is good for the body, it also seems to be good for the brain. By evaluating memory performance following a sport session, neuroscientists demonstrate that an intensive physical exercise ...
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Exercise Improves Learning and Memory in Young Adults

Just a single exercise workout has positive effects on learning and memory in young adults, according to a recent review of published ...

Lecturer Takes Laptops and Smart Phones Away and Musters Student Presence

A Danish university lecturer experiments with banning screens in discussion lessons. A new study looks at the results, which include greater student presence, improved engagement and deeper ...

Shedding Light on Split-Second Decision Making

A little understood region of the cerebellum plays a critical role in making split-second 'go -- no go' decisions, according to a new ...

To the Choir: Forward-Thinking Faculty Sharing Innovations Mostly Among Themselves

Surveys and network analyses of 192 STEM faculty at three universities revealed that frequent users of evidence-based instructional practices are far more likely to engage one another than colleagues ...

Children Notice Race Several Years Before Adults Want to Talk About It

Adults in the United States believe children should be almost 5 years old before talking with them about race, even though some infants are aware of race and preschoolers may have already developed ...

Scientists Use Blood Test to Predict Who Is Likely to Develop Psychotic Disorders

Scientists have discovered that testing the levels of certain proteins in blood samples can predict whether a person at risk of psychosis is likely to develop a psychotic disorder years ...

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Brain

A research team highlights the mechanisms underlying memory and learning capacity -- specifically, how our brains process, store and integrate ...

Parental Instruction Instrumental for Children to Learn How to Safely Cross Busy Roads

New research shows parents who teach children ahead of time how to properly choose gaps in traffic can help them learn more quickly how to cross roads safely. The study found that timely instruction ...

Researchers Reversibly Disable Brain Pathway in Primates

For the first time ever, neurophysiologists have succeeded in reversibly disabling a connection between two areas in the brains of primates while they were performing cognitive tasks, or while their ...

People Can Make Better Choices When It Benefits Others

People are better at learning and decision-making when trying to avoid harm to others, according to new ...

Why Babies Don't Always Remember What They Have Learned

If and how babies recall what they have learned depends on their mood: what they've learned when feeling calm is inaccessible when they're acitive and vice versa. This was shown in a study ...

When Learning on Your Own Is Not Enough

We make decisions based on not only our own learning experience, but also learning from others. Is social learning processed differently from direct learning? Neuroscientists provide empirical ...

Down Syndrome Mice Open Door to Better Understanding of the Disorder

Researchers have created and characterized a new mouse replica of Down syndrome, long considered one of the most challenging disorders to simulate in laboratory ...

Targeted Treatment for Depression Could Benefit Patients With Psychosis

Patients with early onset psychosis may benefit from treatment for depression, including with anti-depressants alongside other medication, new research ...

Future Mental Health Care May Include Diagnosis Via Brain Scan and Computer Algorithm

Most of modern medicine has physical tests or objective techniques to define much of what ails us. Yet, there is currently no blood or genetic test, or impartial procedure that can definitively ...

Non-Invasive Nerve Stimulation Boosts Learning of Foreign Language Sounds

New research by neuroscientists revealed that a simple, earbud-like device that imperceptibly stimulates the brain could significantly improve the wearer's ability to learn the sounds of a new ...

Childhood Connection to Nature Has Many Benefits but Is Not Universally Positive, Finds Review

A literature review finds that children are happier and more likely to protect the natural world when they have a greater connection to it, but this connection is complex and can also generate ...

Understanding Why Some Children Enjoy TV More Than Others

New research shows that children's own temperament could be driving the amount of TV they watch. The research shows how the brain responses of 10-month-old babies watching a clip from ...

Can Sleep Protect Us from Forgetting Old Memories?

Researchers report that sleep may help people to learn continuously through their lifetime by encoding new memories and protecting old ...

Child Sleep Problems Associated With Impaired Academic and Psychosocial Functioning

A new study has found that sleep disturbances at any age are associated with diminished well-being by the time the children are 10 or 11 years old. The findings suggest health care providers should ...

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