A child's ability to perform approximate calculations extends to true division. The findings may provide a basis for strategies for teaching mathematical concepts.
Minor rises in blood pressure due to short-term stressors are linked to a brain area associated with consciousness and motor learning.
Older people's brains allocate more space to accumulated knowledge and have more material to navigate when trying to access memories, a new study reports.
Older adults who experience less decline in fluid cognitive abilities show larger gains in crystallized abilities, a new study reports.
Infants from lower socioeconomic backgrounds show improvements in brain activity associated with learning and thinking after one year of monthly cash support provided to their families. The findings show interventions designed to reduce poverty positively impact a child's brain development.
A new study reveals a child's reading skills can be developed with the help of a newly designed child-friendly action video game.
Researchers propose forgetting memories or things we have learned may be a functional feature in the brain and actually an additional form of learning.
Study reports play-based learning may positively impact a young child's acquisition of math skills compared to direct teaching.
Study identifies a novel neural circuit that regulates spatial learning and memory in the brain's hippocampal formation.
Mouse study reveals brain activity patterns associated with memory recall become active when learning by observation.