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Earworms and Sleep: What Will They Research Next?

Just last week, I spoke with middle- and upper-school students about learning. We all know…



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“How to Study Less and Learn More”: Explaining Learning Strategies...

Because cognitive science gives us such good guidance about learning, we want to share that…



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Music and Memory: A Learning Strategy?

We know that sleep is good for learning. Is there anything we can do to make it EXTRA good? Perhaps, used strategically, music might hold the key. Continue reading



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How We Learn: Why Brains Learn Better Than Any Machine…...

What is learning and how do we accomplish it? Stanislas Dehaene, a cognitive neuropsychologist and…



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Sleep Is Essential. And, COMPLICATED.

Recent sleep research offers intriguing insights and opportunities for sleep and learning. Continue reading



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Naps In Schools (Just Might) Improve Classroom Learning

I like a good nap. I’m not sure there’s such a thing as a bad…



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More Contradictions in the Adolescent Sleep/Technology Debate

New research, contradicting prior research, shows that pre-bedtime screen use does lower adolescent quality of life. We can managing this contradiction best by focusing on the children right in front of us. Continue reading



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Surprise: Screen Time (Even Before Bed) Doesn’t Harm Adolescents

A very large study with more than 17,000 people suggests that screen time isn’t really harming adolescent well-being. If that’s true, we should focus our efforts on finding and solving real problems in adolescent life, and not be distracted by sincere but inaccurate hype. Continue reading



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The Best (Counter-intuitive) Sleep Advice You’ll Get This Year

How to fall asleep faster? According to this research, take 5 minutes a write a to-do list for the upcoming days. This technique offloads stress, and promotes faster sleep onset. Continue reading



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Unambiguously Good News about Teens and Sleep

You read that right. I mean: it’s┬áreally good news about teens and sleep. We all…



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