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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 3, 2020.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Digital reading has been widespread for years — but how well are we absorbing it all?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
If your students spend lots of time playing video games, it may not be a bad thing.
  • TED
  • 16 min
Learn how to help your students improve their executive function skills!
  • Edutopia
  • 2 min
Brain breaks help children by replenishing attention, improving learning, and boosting creativity. But, it turns out we might all benefit from giving our brains more downtime. Here’s why.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Sorting through past experiences to help make our best choices possible.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Learning new information isn’t quite so easy as popping in headphones and passively listening to taped lectures while you slumber — not yet, anyway.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
People with aphantasia are incapable of forming mental images.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
Learn some tips and techniques for engaging children in the classroom.
  • Psychology Today
Let's teach kids more effective ways of studying in order to reduce test anxiety.
  • Psychology Today
Educators may be able to take a different perspective if they understood a bit more of the neuroscience behind learning.
  • Psychology Today
Understanding how your brain works best and knowing how to avoid distractions can improve school performance.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min