Creative Spark – Neuroscience, Feelings and Creativity

What role do emotions play for children’s learning and their skills to solve problems in a creative way? Mary Helen Immordino-Yang says that neuroscience can help parents and teachers to understand how children learn best. Studies suggest that the same neural systems are used to feel our bodies and feel our relationships. The same systems are also …

Learning Brain

Expanding Brain With experience, a child learns to recognise songs and tunes and after hearing a nursery song for the years, he may hear something that a child who is listening for the first time may not notice. A child’s ability to see or hear more nuances than a friend who has not practices something …

Teenage Brain Development

Terrible and Rebellious The “terrible two-year-olds” is one way of describing two-year-olds, and there are many similarities with this description and descriptions of teenagers, particularly teenagers in the Western world. Teenager’s rebelliousness and dangerous behaviour are often assumed to be linked with the changes in hormones. Or with an immature brain. Remote Control The immature …

Young Brain

Practical Sometimes when you read about brain development it can be difficult to know what practical use you can have of this information. Well, slowly some of the research is being used as a foundation for how to teach a child specific skills. The knowledge can increase our understanding of children. Between birth and six …