Natalie Hanlon

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How Family Game Night Makes Kids Into Better Students

Matching up cards and planning the next chess move can help develop a child’s executive function—a set of skills that may be more important for success than IQ points.<p>There has been a lot of recent attention focused on the importance of executive function for successful learning. Many researchers …

Migrant: An Alice in Wonderland for the Modern Immigrant Experience

Having spent my entire adult life as an immigrant, with all the relocations, bureaucracies, and social strain implied, I have tremendous respect for any effort to capture the complexities of the immigrant experience, its joys and its struggles, without robbing it of dimension. So I was instantly …

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The Proven Effects of Positive Motivation<p>Thankfully, this information has led to the development of brain-compatible strategies to help students …

Early life experiences influence risk of cognitive impairment in later life

Neuroscience

Let the Children Play, It’s Good for Them!

Walk into any preschool and you’ll find toddling superheroes battling imaginary monsters. We take it for granted that young children play and, …