Learning

Playing video games regularly makes one quicker at analysing, learning?

Playing video games regularly makes one quicker at analysing, learning?

The researchers from Ruhr University Bochum in Germany studied 17 volunteers who played action-based games on the computer or a console for more than 15 hours a week.

Oct 01, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
Babies start learning language in the womb: Study

Babies start learning language in the womb: Study

Previous studies have demonstrated this by measuring changes in babies' behaviour - for example, by measuring whether babies change the rate of sucking on a pacifier when the speech changes from one language to a different language with different rhythmic properties.

Jul 18, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Learning to read, write in adulthood may transforms brain, says study

Learning to read, write in adulthood may transforms brain, says study

The study showed the learning process leads to a re-organisation that extends to deep brain structures in the thalamus and the brainstem.

May 25, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Learning foreign languages may sharpen our brain

Learning foreign languages enhances our brain's elasticity and its ability to code information, a study has found.

Sep 03, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Zuckerbergs to start school mixing learning and health

Mark Zuckerberg plans to start a private school in a hardscrabble Silicon Valley town.

Oct 24, 2015, 02:12 AM IST

Reward-power nap combo 'key to learning'

All we really need is some rewards and power naps to boost our learning and productivity, according to a recent study.

Oct 17, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Is MBA just a blind rat race?

This Week Dr. Subhash Chandra Show was conducted at Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Patna in Bihar.

Sep 26, 2015, 23:02 PM IST
Failure the best teacher for your brain

Failure the best teacher for your brain

If your brain gets a chance to learn from its mistakes, it will turn failures in life into positive experiences, researchers have revealed.

Aug 26, 2015, 14:43 PM IST

What disrupts brain in psychiatric disorder

Researchers have identified how over-activation of certain brain chemical receptors trigger disruption in the brain's communication channels linked to symptoms in psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia.

Aug 18, 2015, 18:14 PM IST

Male, female brains operate differently: Study

A new study of a brain region involved in learning and memory, responses to stress and epilepsy has found that male and female brains operate differently at a molecular level.

Aug 13, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

Facebook a hub for learned discussions: Study

High school and college students are increasingly engaging in vigorous, intelligent debate about scientific issues in a voluntary Facebook forum, says a study.

Jun 30, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

YouTube and Instagram can boost learning

Social media can be a powerful educational device especially when a student is not doing so well to begin with, according to a new study.

Apr 20, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

YouTube and Instagram can bolster learning

Can social media help students who are not doing well in their studies? Yes, says a new research.

Apr 20, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

This protein helps improve learning and memory

 A new research has suggested that running and memorizing are not two different skills and has discovered that physical and mental activities rely on a single metabolic protein that controls the flow of blood and nutrients throughout the body.

Apr 13, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

Know why some people are slow learners

Why are some people able to master a new skill quickly while others take longer? That is because the neural activity in quick learners is different from that in slow learners, reveals a study.

Apr 12, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

Element of surprise helps babies learn best: Study

Infants have innate knowledge about the world, and when their expectations are defied, they learn best, a new study has found.

Apr 04, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

Music may activate genes for learning, memory

Playing music by professional musicians can enhance the activity of genes involved in motor functions learning and memory, a new study has found.

Mar 28, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Take power naps to boost your memory

Short naps during the day can boost memory performance by up to five times, a research says.

Mar 22, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

Toddlers' posture affects memory and learning

Body posture is critical in the early stages of acquiring new knowledge, a cognitive scientist from the Indiana University has found.

Mar 19, 2015, 12:52 PM IST
How the brain learns the way things work

How the brain learns the way things work

When we learn a new technical concept, something happens in our brain. But exactly what? That has been a mystery until now.

Mar 18, 2015, 15:16 PM IST