Latest News

Brain waves show learning to read does not end in 4th grade, contrary to popular theory

Teachers-in-training have long been taught that fourth grade is when students stop learning to read and start reading to learn. But a new study tested the theory by analyzing brain waves and found that fourth-graders do not experience a change in automatic word processing, a crucial component of the reading shift theory. Instead, some types of word processing become automatic before fourth grade, while others don't switch until after fifth.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Network measures predict neuropsychological outcome after brain injury

  • Evidence of genetic link to PTSD in soldiers exposed to childhood trauma

  • Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health disorders

  • First blood test to diagnose depression in adults

  • Smart teens rub off on teammates, study shows

  • Lack of facial expression leads to perceptions of unhappiness, new research shows

  • Entrepreneurs aren't overconfident gamblers, researchers say

  • Babies learn words differently as they age, researcher finds

  • Fighting parents hurt children's ability to recognize and regulate emotions

  • Power isn't enough: Study reveals missing link for effective leadership

  •