Learning

Online videos can provide students more effective learning experience

eLearning is learning to utilize electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. YouTube has become a popular platform...

Rose fragrance improves learning during sleep

Odor cues during learning and selectively during slow wave sleep increases learning success.

How our brains remember things depends upon how we learn them

Oxford University researchers have discovered that learned knowledge is stored in different brain circuits depending on how we acquire it.

Rewards may actually mask true knowledge

Performance on cognitive tasks during learning is used to measure knowledge, yet it remains controversial since such testing is susceptible to contextual factors. To...

New interactive technology to help children with special needs learn better

With funding from Temasek Foundation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) researchers have developed an interactive educational tool called the i-Tile, which makes learning...

How the arts can help students who struggle most?

Strong correlational evidence suggests that involvement in the arts improves students’ academic outcomes and memory of learning events. Although it remains still unclear whether...

Serotonin speed up the learning

Serotonin is one of the principal chemicals that nerve cells use to communicate with each other, and how it impacts behavior is still not...

Retraining neurons to take action

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley along with Columbia University and the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon, Portugal have demonstrated the astounding...

Brain Waves Reflect Different Types of Learning

For the first ever time, scientists could potentially detect different types of learning by the brain-wave patterns. With the help of different neural signatures, scientists could...