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White Matter Quality In The Brain Is Crucial For Adding And Multiplying
2014-01-28 10:14:42

KU Leuven A new study led by Professor Bert De Smedt (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven) has found that healthy 12-year-olds who score well in addition and multiplication have higher-quality white matter tracts. This correlation does not appear to apply to subtraction and division. ‘Grey’ cells process information in the brain and are connected via neural pathways, the tracts through which signals are transferred. "Neural pathways are comparable to a...

Baby Innate Number Sense Predicts Math Abilities
2013-10-23 15:42:00

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In Dustin Hoffman’s Academy Award winning performance in the movie Rain Man, the toothpick scene stands out as a defining moment in the movie. In it, a box of toothpicks is dropped on the floor and his character immediately recognizes that there are 246 toothpicks on the ground. That ability, while extremely exaggerated in this example, is apparently innate in infants in a more basic form and is the subject of study at the Duke...

2013-08-20 00:20:12

Illinois/Indiana air and auto travel back on the rise AURORA, Ill., Aug. 20, 2013­ /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Travel projects 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from the 32.7 million people who traveled last year. The anticipated increase in holiday travel is predominantly due to increased consumer spending and the improving housing market. The total number of 2013 Labor Day holiday travelers is expected to...

2013-06-20 00:20:16

Total travel for U.S., Illinois and Indiana down slightly due to shorter holiday period AURORA, Ill., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Travel projects 40.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday, a 0.8 percent decrease from the 41.1 million people who traveled last year. The anticipated decline in holiday travel is predominantly due to a shorter holiday period. With the Fourth of July landing on a Thursday this year, the...

2013-05-28 12:23:39

Branding Firm Ginger Consulting LLC Releases Fifth Annual "What Women Want" Survey MINNEAPOLIS, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American women are striving to have it all, and they're turning to flexible workplaces, personal connections, technology-free zones, discounts and coupons to help them find much sought-after balance in family, finances and career. According to a survey released today by Ginger Consulting, a branding and custom research firm based in Minneapolis, women surveyed...

2013-05-07 23:24:55

Finish strong in math before summer break by playing math fractions games at lunch and other learning fractions activities with food as featured on Kids Activities Blog. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Play math fractions games at lunch and other learning fractions with food to finish the school year strong in math. Before asking the question what to have for lunch today, consider planning a fun interactive math lunch. The simple lunch game can be played with the kid's favorite sandwich....

2013-01-22 08:26:56

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MathFileFolderGames.com - Other than perhaps the opposite gender, nothing so perplexes the middle school student than fractions! Ordering fractions from least to greatest may strike fear in their hearts, but give them a compare and ordering fractions game, and that fear is greatly diminished, as the students' skills improve. It's now the 21st Century, and the smartphone, personal entertainment device, and tablet computer are very much a part...

2012-12-11 08:24:35

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fractions are a learning sore spot for many students. Learning them thoroughly is important for math proficiency from upper-elementary school all the way through college. To that end, a iPad/iPhone app that turns fractions into a fun, engaging experience would be helpful to parents and teachers that want to see progress in their students' math education. 4 Dice: Fraction Games is such an application. About 4 Dice: Fraction Games 4 Dice uses...

2012-12-06 12:23:58

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released estimates from the American Community Survey, the most detailed portrait of America's towns and neighborhoods -- even for the smallest communities within a metro area -- for the combined years from 2007 to 2011. The American Community Survey permits communities to observe the composition of their population, from preschool to the oldest ages and milestones in between, including college, work and...

2012-09-18 06:34:33

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediant Communications, a provider of investor communications services and technology to banks, broker-dealers, mutual funds and corporations, announced today the appointment of Dan Concannon as Global Head of Sales. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120718/NY41979LOGO-b ) Mr. Concannon is well-known to the industry as a dynamic sales executive with an impressive track record of rapidly building and managing multiple sales teams for...