learning

Could online tutors and AI be the future of teaching?

Posted in Science on 26th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Online maths company has partnered with scientists to identify what makes lessons successful - and to see if AI can be used to improve teaching

Sleep 'prioritizes memories we care about'

Posted in Medicine on 11th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

A study has found that during sleep, the experiences you care about are more likely to enter your long-term memory.

Exercise four hours after learning 'boosts memory'

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Exercise is known to release proteins that can boost the part of the brain related to memory, and this study suggests the timing of it is crucial.

Accelerated learning from low current brain stimulation

Posted in Science on 14th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

"Students, employees, and athletes could potentially benefit, as could those with traumatic brain injury who have impaired memory."

Music improves baby brain responses to music and speech

Posted in Science on 8th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

'This means that early, engaging musical experiences can have a more global effect on cognitive skills.'