Tag Archive: university


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

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

Want better grades? Get better sleep

October 1, 2019 11:00 am
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Many college students are given the advice of “a good night’s sleep” when aiming for a good grade on a test. But researchers at MIT have found that the consistency of quality sleep matters more for academic achievement than just... View Article

Race still a factor in top US college admissions

November 24, 2014 6:00 pm
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In a New York Times article on race and college admissions, Yascha Mounk exposes both the “racial balancing” at top schools like Harvard that discriminates against Asian-American applicants (as Harvard once discriminated against Jewish applicants), and the myth that “Asian-American applicants... View Article