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Neuroeducation Will Lead to Big Breakthroughs in Learning

In recent decades we’ve seen the rise of an emerging interdisciplinary field that brings together neuroscientists and educators. As technologies like …

Emerging Technology

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning

The genius offered simple, enjoyable advice to his young son on how to learn more quickly.<p>Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what …

Richard Feynman

Sorry, But Your Brain Only Knows One Way To Multitask Effectively

Your brain can multitask really well when one of the tasks is a habit you’ve developed in that particular context.<p>The news that multitasking is bad isn’t even news anymore. In recent years, people have begun to recognize what psychologists have known for decades: If you try to do two things at the …

Cognitive bias cheat sheet, simplified

Thinking is hard because of 4 universal conundrums.<p><i>Four months ago I attempted to synthesize Wikipedia’s crazy list of cognitive biases, and after</i> …

Cognition

这 5 款学习利器,给你一个买 iPad 的理由 | 数字生活家

<b>本文为「寻找数字生活家」大赛初选优秀作品。更多优秀文章请关注 AppSo(微信号 appsolution)获取。</b>库克发布 iPad Pro 时,称其为新一代的「生产力工具」。它既轻巧便携,又能满足日常学习工作之所需。在你嫌电脑太重,手机屏幕太小的时候给了你一个完美的平衡点。接下来,我就以自己的使用方法来谈谈如何利用 iPad 学习,希望能给有需要的朋友提供一点参考和帮助。iStudiez Pro:简单干净的课程表iStudiez Pro 是一款离线课程表应用,适用于 iOS、Android、macOS 和 Windows …

Even as an adult, learning a second language changes your brain

Conventional wisdom suggests it may well be easier to learn a second language as a child than as an adult. But for adults who do take the linguistic leap, what sort of factors influence how well they acquire another tongue?<p>In a new study published this week by the Proceedings of the National …

Neuroscience

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Parenting

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我们所有人在学生时代几乎都有过这样的经历,就是在自己成绩不佳,某个科目学不好的时候,会抱怨老师,抱怨课程安排,抱怨作业布置,总结起来就是:“要是能按我喜欢的方式来我绝对分分钟成为学霸。”不只是在学生中,在老师和家长的中同样广泛存在这类观念,即学生/子女在他们所喜爱的环境以及教育方式下学习,学习效果会更好。但是事实是不是真的这样呢?我们来看看相关的研究。<p>通常来说,在教育领域里,学习方式引起的关注和研究非常的多,虽然学习方式很难准确的定义,但是一般来说一个人的学习方式是由认知,情感,和心理特性组成的,从而影响这个人与他/她周围环境的交互。理论上来说,每个人对于不同<b>知觉模块</b>(视觉,听觉,动觉等)的信 …

The way you're revising may let you down in exams – and here's why

Most people practise the wrong tasks, reveals a psychologist. Take your head out of those textbooks for a few minutes and read his advice<p>Even the most dedicated study plan can be undone by a failure to understand how human memory works. Only when you’re aware of the trap set for us by …

How I built my business: Gojimo founder on his revision app

With the revision season firmly underway, GCSE and A-Level students are turning to apps to aid them in their swotting.<p>Helping them along the way will …

Personal Finance (UK)

Stripe's Crazy New Hiring Experiment: Bring Your Own Team

The startup is inviting groups of collaborators to apply together. Insanity or brilliance?<p>From Google's wacky (and now out of favor) brain teaser interview questions to Zappos' unusual offer to pay recruits to quit if they didn't feel at home in their new job, startups and tech companies regularly …

How Just The Right Lighting May Improve Learning In Classrooms

A new study reveals what kind of lighting may best support academic performance.<p>We all know how just the right lighting can set "the mood" -- whether you're aiming for a romantic ambiance, an energizing workout environment, or a dimly lit atmosphere to relax in.<p>Now, a new study published in the …

The secret to learning is more low-tech than you think

<i>From helping humans live longer and hacking our performance, to repairing the body and understanding the brain, WIRED Health will hear from the</i> …

How to help your brain to learn well

Trinity College lecturers look at how our memory works and what we can do for it<p>Mon, Apr 25, 2016, 14:00<p>From left, Prof Shane O’Mara, Dr Áine Kelly …

The Brain

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …

The Brain

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

Wellness

3 Ways to Make Sure Your Product Actually Solves a Problem

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and "Lean" go hand in hand. If you're stuck trying to define an MVP, simplify by deconstructing what's in a name.<p>The Minimum Viable Product occupies a strange space within lean methodology. It's vitally important to your business, but not something you want to get stuck …

Handwrite Your Notes Instead of Typing Them for Better Memory Retention

Typing on a keyboard (hardware or virtual) might be quicker than writing things out with pen and paper, but for learning and long-term memory, …

Wall Street Journal

How to start a side business without quitting your current job

Not all entrepreneurs started out their businesses fresh from college – or quit halfway through.<p>Most entrepreneurs already had careers before they decided to go it alone. But making the jump can be terrifying, especially if you have overheads to pay. That’s why a growing number of people are …

Small Business

This Startup Lets You Invest Only In The Companies That Share Your Values

Socially responsible investing that makes it easy for you to set the terms.<p>Nearly half of millennials, a much bigger percentage than previous generations, say that they want to invest in line with their values. But it’s not always clear how to do that. A new startup called OpenInvest makes it …

Investing

This New Pen Digitises Your Notebooks as You Write in Them

This is so cool.<p>No matter how convenient and easy doing everything online is these days, nothing will replace the feeling of scribbling notes, …

10 Low Cost Business Ideas for Beginners

Shortage of funding always hinders the aspiring Entrepreneurs to start a business. Now, it becomes a myth that finance is mandatory to start a …

Small Business

KQED

Sir Ken Robinson’s inspirational talk at the RSA Conference called “Changing Paradigms” has made its way around the education circles through …

Inspiration

Chicago startup Tip Yourself hits front page of Apple App Store

Tip Yourself, a Chicago-based mobile app that helps users reward themselves, got a big boost Tuesday when it was featured as one of Apple's "Best New Apps."<p>By Tuesday afternoon, the app was getting about 30 times the views it gets on a normal day, said co-founder Mike Lenz. He said that recent …

3 Lessons Small Business Can Learn From “The Profit”

Running a small business is no easy feat – it’s a truth that Marcus Lemonis knows all too well.<p>If you don’t know who Marcus Lemonis is or haven’t …

新創到底做錯什麼?九位創辦人大談失敗血淚史

(Photo Credit: Rocky Lubbers)<p>在創辦一家公司後,公司成功融資 4000 萬美元,你也有一支強大的團隊、清晰的使命目標以及被市場驗證過的商業模式。但發展三年後,公司還是以失敗告終,媒體紛紛報導你尷尬的失敗。上面說的這些正是家政 O2O 鼻祖 Homejoy 的故事,這家公司 …

How to Go From Out of Work to Successful Entrepreneur

Were you out of work for a while and instead of looking for a job you decided to start a business and to become a successful entrepreneur?<p>The allure …

Entrepreneurship

6 Most Common Reasons Why Startups Fail

Startups are believed to change the face of business and technology, but the culture of founding new companies has been hyped-up by leaps and bounds …

Microinteractions: the secret of great app design

The best products do two things well: features and details. Features are what draw people to your product. <i>Details</i> are what keeps them there. And …