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By Edublox

19

Apr'17

Edublox Explained in a Nutshell

Learning is like building a house. The first step is to lay a foundation. Unless there is a strong and solid foundation, cracks will soon appear in the walls, and with no foundation, the walls will collapse. In the same way one needs to lay a proper foundation before it becomes possible for a child to benefit from a course in reading, writing and arithmetic...

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21

Aug'17

As Eksamens Nag Is

Jou kind sukkel om op huiswerk en studies te fokus. Kan jy help dat hy of sy beter konsentreer? Maryke Stain, ‘n opvoedkundige praktisyn van Edublox in Durbanville, sê daar is verskillende tipe konsentrasie waarmee kinders probleme ervaar.

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14

Aug'17

Debunking Neuromyths: Nine Common Brain Myths Set Straight

Researchers have surveyed educators, the public and people who have completed neuroscience courses, to assess their belief in neuromyths. Neuromyths are common misconceptions about brain research, many of which relate to learning and education. They found that belief in neuromyths is extremely common...

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11

Aug'17

Quotes on Parenthood

Your first breath took ours away... Pardon the mess, my children are making memories... There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved... The best things in life are not things...

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08

Aug'17

Does Soap Kill Germs That Cause Illness?

When you were young, your mother probably told you to wash your hands before you eat to kill germs. It was good motherly advice, and you probably did as you were told. But was mom really right?

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06

Aug'17

Video Games Can Change Your Brain

Scientists have collected and summarised studies looking at how video games can shape our brains and behaviour. Research to date suggests that playing video games can change the brain regions responsible for attention and visuospatial skills and make them more efficient.

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06

Aug'17

Muscle, Not Brain, May Hold Answers to Some Sleep Disorders

Scientists exploring the brain for answers to certain sleep disorders may have been looking in the wrong place, suggests new research. A new study shows that a protein in the muscle can lessen the effects of sleep loss in mice, a surprising revelation that challenges the widely accepted notion that the brain controls all aspects of sleep.

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06

Aug'17

Mediterranean-style Diets Linked to Better Brain Function in Older Adults

Eating foods included in two healthy diets -- the Mediterranean or the MIND diet -- is linked to a lower risk for memory difficulties in older adults, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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05

Aug'17

Licensing and Motor Vehicle Crash Risk Among Teens with ADHD

Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are licensed to drive less often and, when this group is licensed, they have a greater risk of crashing, according to a new study.

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14

Jul'17

Our Faces Reveal Whether We’re Rich or Poor

Put on a happy face, your success may depend on it, suggests a study by psychology researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Arts and Science. In a new twist on first impressions, the study found people can reliably tell if someone is richer or poorer than average just by looking at a "neutral" face, without any expression.

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14

Jul'17

One in Six Women with Learning Disabilities Has Attempted Suicide

Learning disabilities such as dyslexia cast a very long shadow. A new study by the University of Toronto found that the lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts was much higher for women who had been diagnosed with learning disabilities (16.6%) compared to women who had not (3.3%). Men with learning disabilities also were more likely...

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