Tag Archive: memory

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

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

Tips to keep the brain active

December 5, 2020 11:00 am
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This article provides some tips on how to keep the brain active throughout life. Since the brain is arguably the most important organ, one is advised to partake in physical activity and to stay fit and in shape, even as... View Article

Learning motivation and an aging brain

October 27, 2020 11:38 pm
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In a recent McGovern Institute study described in an article by Anne Trafton, researchers have identified the brain circuit that is responsible for maintaining the motivation to learn new things or engage in daily activities. The circuit was specifically involved... View Article

Neuroplasticity involves more than just neurons

July 30, 2020 11:00 am
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Neuroscientist Nathan Michaels makes the analogy that brains are like machines. In this article, he states that all machines are made of a combination of structural elements that work together to produce a specific function. Machines also require inputs in... View Article