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How to Sustain Focus While Reading: 5 Tips for Maintaining Focus

March 13, 2019 - How to Sustain Focus While Reading We currently live in a world where mobile phones, social media, chat apps and many similar kinds of distractions make it difficult to sustain focus and attention for an adequate amount of time. The ability to focus ...

10 Mobile Apps That Can Actually Help Improve Your Child’s Grades

March 11, 2019 - Useful Mobile Apps for Children Technology has been residing in the educational sector for quite some time now and if you’re a parent, you can actually use it to your child’s benefit. Not all mobile apps are a source of distraction and so ...

7 Laws of Efficient and Effective Learning | Learn Faster and Better

February 28, 2019 - How to Learn Faster and Better We all want to have that superpower or extraordinary ability to learn faster. Some of us wish we had photographic memories and could consume a textbook in one night. Others daydream about being able to just look at new ...

What Is Learning? How Learned Behaviors Differ from Instincts and Reflexes

February 20, 2019 - Introduction to Learning The summer sun shines brightly on a deserted stretch of beach. Suddenly, a tiny grey head emerges from the sand, then another and another. Soon the beach is teeming with loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings (see the image below). ...

Mindset and Learning: How Your Mindset Shapes the Way You Learn

February 2, 2019 - On Mindset and Learning In this article, you will learn about the fixed and growth mindsets. These are two basic mindsets that determine how we approach learning. You will also learn how mistakes might help us learn better and faster. Are talents, ...

Why Test-Taking is Important and How to Prepare for Formal Tests

January 31, 2019 - Article Overview In this article, you will learn about the importance of taking tests as a part of your learning and study sessions even if they are self-administered. You will also learn how to prepare for formal tests and examinations. Pause and T ...

How Sleep And Dreams Help You Learn And Remember Better

January 30, 2019 - Overview In this article, you will learn about what happens when you sleep. Also, you will learn about why you dream and how sleeping proves very crucial to learning and memory. You will also discover how really essential getting a good night’ ...

How Does Our Memory Really Work and Why Do We Forget Stuff?

January 29, 2019 - Overview In this article, you will learn about your memory, how it works, how we form memories and why we forget or lose some memories. Pause and Think: “Why do we forget?” Imagine you’re writing an examination which you’ve p ...

12 Helpful Tips for Reading a Mathematics Textbook Effectively

January 10, 2019 - Reading a mathematics textbook is important for succeeding academically in many science-related fields, and this is also true in your mathematics classes. However, reading mathematics is different from other types of reading. How to Effectively Read ...

6 Reasons Why You Forget What You Read

April 5, 2018 - You need to always remind yourself that you have a really capable brain, and it's the truth. Intelligence or a "good" memory is not something that is fixed. You don't forget what you read because your brain is incapable of taking in the information y ...