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Growth mindset? Forget it – hard work and perseverance is the key to growing, not mindset

September 28, 2019

Regardless of how smart you are, you could be smarter. That is why we strive to work harder…
Genetically Tailored Instruction Improves Songbird Learning

September 18, 2019

Some recent research suggests that educational achievement can be predicted based on differences in our genes. But does…
Study shows exposure to multiple languages may make it easier to learn one

September 6, 2019

Learning a new language is a multi-step, often multi-year process: Listen to new sounds, read new word structures,…
Why so fly: Scientists discover some fruit flies learn better than others

August 12, 2019

Fruit flies could one day provide new avenues to discover additional genes that contribute to a person’s ability…
Thriving animal collectives like ants should move through their environment like ‘savvy gamblers’

August 7, 2019

Scientists have studied particular examples of this for many years but there are not many unifying frameworks to…
Dancin’ to the Music: More than Just Exercise

August 7, 2019

“Music evokes emotion, and emotion can bring with it memory… it brings back the feeling of life when…
Warning to adults: Children notice everything

August 6, 2019

Adults are really good at paying attention only to what you tell them to – but children don’t…
Keeping notes in your smartphone? One day you might have fake memories

August 4, 2019

How often do you leave notes for yourself on your phone? Most people do it almost every day.…
Toddler brains resist learning from screens, even video chat

August 2, 2019

Little ones may be fascinated by the cartoon character or person on TV asking them questions and pausing…
The ‘blowfish effect’: Children learn new words like adults do

July 26, 2019

Even young children know what typical dogs and fish look like — and they apply that knowledge when…
You’re not as good at multitasking as you think you are

July 24, 2019

You’re driving home from work when your phone rings. Your son wants to know if his girlfriend can…
Alzheimer’s gene may impact cognition before adulthood

July 22, 2019

A gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease may impact cognitive health much sooner than previously realized. The APOE gene…
Modern maker trend could spur aging brains

July 22, 2019

Frustrated that her sweater got lost in the community laundry, 92-year-old Gigi took advantage of an embroidery machine…
Children learn new words better when they spend more time with other children

July 18, 2019

Learning to speak is one of those great milestones in toddler’s development. All parents want to hear their…
Goats can distinguish emotions from the calls of other goats

July 11, 2019

Goats can probably distinguish subtle emotional changes in the calls of other goats, according to a new study…
New findings can help Parkinson’s patients

June 21, 2019

For patients with Parkinson’s disease, early signs of a certain part of the brain being broken down has…
Excessive Napping Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Men

June 20, 2019

Excessive napping may be an early warning sign of age-related cognitive decline in older men, according to a…
Dolphins form friendships through shared interests just like us, study finds

June 13, 2019

When it comes to making friends, it appears dolphins are just like us and form close friendships with…
How early-life challenges affect how children focus, face the day

June 5, 2019

Adversity early in life tends to affect a child’s executive function skills — their ability to focus, for…
Bird personalities influenced by age and experience, study shows

June 3, 2019

Differences in the personalities of birds are related to both age and experience, according to new research by…
Sleeping too much or too little negatively affects person’s cognitive abilities

May 28, 2019

Sleep is very important for you physical and mental health. Sleeping too little is one of the most…
Paper wasps capable of behavior that resembles logical reasoning

May 9, 2019

A new University of Michigan study provides the first evidence of transitive inference, the ability to use known…
The more you speak to your children, the smarter they are going to be

April 30, 2019

You learn as you go. This is how you learned to walk, to speak, to read and to…
Creativity is not just for the young, study finds

April 29, 2019

If you believe that great scientists are most creative when they’re young, you are missing part of the…
Gifted kids turn 50: Most successful followed heart, not just head

April 25, 2019

New findings from an ongoing 45-year Vanderbilt study reveal that patterns found in test scores and a psychological assessment measuring the…
Want to learn a new skill? Take some short breaks

April 18, 2019

In a study of healthy volunteers, National Institutes of Health researchers found that our brains may solidify the…
Migrating blue whales rely on memory more than environmental cues to find prey

February 26, 2019

Blue whales reach their massive size by relying on their exceptional memories to find historically productive feeding sites…
Natural selection and spatial memory link shown in mountain chickadee research

February 21, 2019

Chickadees with better learning and memory skills, needed to find numerous food caches, are more likely to survive…
Thinking positively during pregnancy? You could be helping your child’s ability in maths and science

February 15, 2019

Using data from Bristol’s Children of the 90s study the research is one of a series from the University…
Are fish aware of themselves?

February 12, 2019

The ability to perceive and recognise a reflected mirror image as self is considered a hallmark of cognition…
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