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Outdoor education is a term used to describe a broad range of activities that may encompass concepts and ideas learned in the classroom. Due to severe budget constraints, major cutbacks have been made to Ontario’s educational sector, noticeably to outdoor... View Article

How cannabis can affect your sleep

May 16, 2019 11:00 am
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There are many important side effects that come with using cannabis products, as Michael J. Brues reports in his article. While cannabis is commonly used for recreational purposes, many also use it to address insomnia and other sleep problems. Cannabis... View Article

Recent research conducted by cognitive neuroscientist Zhenhan Qi and her colleagues at the University of Delaware provides new insights into how the brain functions when learning a new language. Findings suggest that the right hemisphere of the brain also plays... View Article

Can ADHD be caused by too much technology?

August 13, 2018 11:00 am
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Technology has made a large impact on many aspects of our lives, especially on the younger generation. Due to the vibrant colours and interactive components of digital devices, it is not surprising that children today find joy in activities including... View Article

Brain and brain function myths and reality

August 10, 2017 11:00 am
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Neuromyths are commonly held misbeliefs about the brain and its functions. As Christopher Berland mentions in his article, once individuals are exposed to an idea, it is challenging for them to distinguish between fact and fiction. A study conducted by... View Article