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Prefer dim lighting? It might affect your learning abilities

Light does not directly affect the hippocampus, meaning it acts first other sites within the brain after passing through the eyes.

Feb 06, 2018, 16:38 PM IST

Smiling can help fight memory loss

A new study has revealed that humor and laughter can help lessen the damage that stress hormone cortisol has on memory and learning ability in the elderly.

May 06, 2014, 08:57 AM IST

Genes affect kids` exam scores more than teaching

A new UK King`s College study has suggested that teachers, schools or the environment at home do not have as much influence on pupil`s GCSE results like genetics do.

Dec 12, 2013, 15:27 PM IST

Low birth weight, poor diet impair girls` learning ability

Lower birth weight and poor diet in childhood can lead to poor learning and behaviour in children, particularly girls, according to a new study.

Jul 18, 2012, 16:11 PM IST