Child Development

Inducing change in the young brain

Inducing change in the young brain: Does time matter?

The concept that children have greater capacity to learn and adapt to their environment compared to adults is based on observations that children have...
Digital games

Digital games may help students develop critical thinking skills

Game-based learning has gained lots of attention in the science and education fields. Previous research has focused on game playing in various fields, such as...
Happy eating

How does food change the timing of puberty?

Puberty is a special phase for individual development. During puberty, a child goes through a series of physical and psychological changes, which help him/her...
Classroom

Student’s second-language grade may depend on classroom listening position

When I learnt second language in middle school, listening test was always the hardest part I tried every method to conquer. Nevertheless, the testing score...
Learning math

Hand gesture, a powerful way to learn math

Gestures play an important role in our daily communication. Whenever you talk with your friends, family members, colleagues, boss, or even a stranger, you use...
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Hand gesture can help 2-year-olds learn words

When we learn new knowledge, it is better to get the information from more than one channel. For example, when we learn knowledge about a...
Sports at school

Sports can improve children’s school performance and health

When I was in elementary school, I studied very hard to become a top student. Even in the physical education class, I tried my...
Dancing

Dancing statistics

Learning scientific knowledge is different from learning sports, acting, or playing musical instruments, in which you need to view, listen, touch, and perform. Most scientific...
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Hand gesture: a better way to learn foreign words

Nowadays picture dictionaries become quite popular. Instead of just giving bilingual word lists, these dictionaries provide vivid pictures about the word meaning. A typical item in...
Sign language

Learning a sign language can improve your native language

A sign language is a language using hand shapes, orientation and movement of the hands, arms or body to convey meaning. It is usually used...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...