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ChatGPT-4 passes tough exams

February 9, 2023 11:00 am
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ChatGPT-4 – the computer interface you can interact with – just got even better. The AI chatbot uses natural language processing to create humanlike conversational dialogue and can compose written content in various modes, including essays, social media posts, emails,... View Article

Dynamics of working memory

January 12, 2023 11:00 am
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Have you ever wondered how your brain manages to hold information in mind for a short period of time? For instance, when you read the Wi-Fi password off of a cafe’s menu board and have to hold onto it in... View Article

A new way to improve memory: Electric stimulation

August 22, 2022 11:00 am
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Kaitlyn Hui The scientific community has been continuously trying to improve memory in adults, anticipating that by 2030, 955,900 Canadians will be projected to have dementia. Researchers have recently determined that just 20 minutes of electric current stimulation to specific... View Article

Bilingualism and enhanced cognitive reserve

April 11, 2022 11:00 am
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We are living in an era where biomedical research has advanced exponentially – to the extent of being able to roll out and distribute a vaccine to millions within just months of the declaration of a pandemic. As scientists gather... View Article

Strategies informed by neuroscience to improve memory

October 28, 2021 11:00 am
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A news article summarizes results from three neuroscientific research papers that provide evidence-based strategies to enhance memory consolidation.  The first paper suggests that if you would like to enhance your memory for prospective events or information, start asking yourself whether... View Article

Handwriting may be better for creativity and memory

September 1, 2021 11:00 am
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As the world becomes more reliant on technology, beginning as early as kindergarten and extending all the way to post-secondary school, it’s hard to escape the ubiquity of tech’s influence on one’s educational journey. This is even more pronounced as... View Article

During the COVID-19 pandemic, school lockdowns and the shift to learning in a remote virtual format led to increased uncertainty, burnout amongst teachers and setbacks for many, as education was seemingly put to a halt. Students with neurological learning challenges... View Article

What happened to school librarians?

July 19, 2021 11:00 am
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Librarians play an important role in supporting individuals in learning how to access research databases and to become more literate in digital media. Yet according to recent statistics published by Antioch University Seattle in the School Librarian Investigation Decline of... View Article