The Concept of Different Learning Styles Is the Most Popular Neuroscience Myth

Fundamentally, all human beings learn in similar ways. The idea that people may learn more or less depending on their own partic...

Early Math Skills Get Far Less Attention Than Early Language Skills

Although early math skills are essential to academic success, they get far less attention than early language skills at scholl a...

Around 20 Percent of School Children Struggle with Math

Difficulties with mathematics plague around 20 percent of school children. Math is an additive subject: Each new learned step pr...

The Importance of Writing by Hand in the Digital Age

Given the choice to take notes by hand or on a computer, nowadays, many students might prefer the latter. But even if technology...

35 Years Ago, Not a Single Boy Drew a Female Scientist

First, the good news: Kids are more likely to draw women nowadays than they did in the past. Then, the less good news: when they...

Gender Inequality: Why Men Outnumber Women in STEM

Do you really know why men outnumber women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields? First, and paradox...