Latest News

Take notes by hand for better long-term comprehension

Dust off those Bic ballpoints and college-ruled notebooks: research shows that taking notes by hand is better than taking notes on a laptop for remembering conceptual information over the long term. "Our new findings suggest that even when laptops are used as intended -- and not for buying things on Amazon during class -- they may still be harming academic performance," says a psychological scientist involved in the study.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Sleep quality influences cognitive performance of autistic, neurotypical children

  • Brain circuit that controls decisions that induce high anxiety identified

  • Are we wired to be natural naysayers?

  • Machine-learning breakthrough paves way for medical screening, prevention and treatment

  • Weak electric current to the brain may improve thinking in people with schizophrenia

  • Stress triggers key molecule to halt transcription of cell's genetic code

  • Not making enough money? Check your attitude

  • Acquiring 'perfect' pitch may be possible for some adults

  • Health factors influence ex-prisoners' chances of returning to jail

  • Protecting women from multiple sclerosis

  •