The Impact of Contact Sports

The Impact of Contact Sports

Hundreds, if not thousands, of times a year a young...
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The Purpose and Nature of Language

The Purpose and Nature of Language

Schools teach students how to read and write, but not...
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Your brain and New Years resolutions…the fight begins!
Embryological Development

Embryological Development

In the Beginning All human beings begin life as a...
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Brain Evolution: Expanding Our Minds

Brain Evolution: Expanding Our Minds

The irony of the theory of evolution is that evolution’s...
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Learning to Write: One More Step From Language to Literacy

Learning to Write: One More Step From Language to Literacy

Many states have adopted content standards for language arts curricula...
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Keep it moving….

Keep it moving….

For years we at Posit Science have stressed our brain...
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When You Don’t Understand the Brains You’re Trying to Teach

When You Don’t Understand the Brains You’re Trying to Teach

Most beginning teachers quickly discover that they don't completely understand...
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The Evolution of Language

The Evolution of Language

What is the link between language and learning? While exploring...
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Understanding the Brain for Better Policy and Practices

Understanding the Brain for Better Policy and Practices

Recent dramatic advances in cognitive neuroscience are explaining educational problems...
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The Brains Wiring!

The Brains Wiring!

Ever wondered what the brains wiring looked like? Well now...
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Finding a Voice: Perspectives on Language Acquisition

Finding a Voice: Perspectives on Language Acquisition

How Do We Learn Language? Most new moms and dads...
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The Walking Dead in Real Life?

The Walking Dead in Real Life?

This was a an interesting pice of news we read...
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Family Literacy: Tools that Help Parents Promote Reading in the Home

Family Literacy: Tools that Help Parents Promote Reading in the Home

The Importance of Literacy In the 1991 National Literacy Act,...
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Brain Benefits of Bilingualism

Brain Benefits of Bilingualism

Preventing Dementia Bilingual adults with Alzheimer's take twice as long...
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Can Learning About the Brain Help Schools?

Can Learning About the Brain Help Schools?

In Scientific American, the distinguished neuroscientist Antonio Damasio reflected on...
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Jean Piaget: Father of Developmental Psychology

Jean Piaget: Father of Developmental Psychology

Introduction: Piaget and His Ideas A young child passes a...
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How Long to Nap?

How Long to Nap?

Naps are a great source of comfort for some.  The...
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Rising, Down Under

Rising, Down Under

I just spent several days talking with scientists and lecturing...
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How the food you eat affects your brain

How the food you eat affects your brain

When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow,...
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Research in Visual Perception: The Significance of Face Recognition

Research in Visual Perception: The Significance of Face Recognition

In his 1865 book, Expression of Emotions in Man and...
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