So many decisions affect how our children learn and how our education systems change and evolve. Brain science is helping drive that change. Find out more.

Brain Injuries: High School Athletes At Risk

How Concerned About Brain Injury Should We Be? In high school stadiums across the country, a certain contagious frenzy is generated by the playing of a high school band and the shouting of cheerleaders as the home team takes the...
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Can Music Education Enhance Brain Functioning and Academic Learning?

Echoing Mozart: Discovering a Link between the Brain and Music When Gordon Shaw and Frances Rauscher published the results of their study on the relationship between music and spatial task performance in 1993, the "Mozart effect" became a popular term....
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The Impact of Contact Sports

Hundreds, if not thousands, of times a year a young athlete takes a hard blow to the head in the course of a high school, college, or an amateur sporting event. When this occurs, how do trainers and coaches determine...
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Never Stop Learning!

As an occasional substitute teacher, Sara Bell likes to make the most of her time with students by implementing a unique, school-approved lesson plans. As a part-time teacher and a full-time partner at Educator Labs, she decided to create a...
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Why Are People Left Handed?

Today is International Left Handers Day - so we thought we'd look into the question: why are people left handed? How is your dominant hand determined, and what are the evolutionary advantages or disadvantages of being left handed? First, a...
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