New Study Shows How Active Learning Improves Cognitive Function

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Scientists have long known that keeping the brain active can improve cognitive function and help to prevent cognitive declines later on in life, and adults are often advised that pastimes like crossword puzzles or active socializing will help them stay sharp. However, a new study led by University of Texas…

ASU Researchers Study Facebook to Increase Student Motivation in Online Learning

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Although at first glance learning and Facebook may not appear to have much in common, researchers from Arizona State University believe that the popular social networking site may provide some important insights that could transform the face of online education. The pilot study, led by associate professor Robert Atkinson along…


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