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2014-07-08 15:03:40

University of Luxembourg Finding the roots of illiteracy Working memory in children is linked strongly to reading and academic achievement, a new study from the University of Luxembourg and partner Universities from Brazil has shown. Moreover, this finding holds true regardless of socio-economic status. This suggests that children with learning difficulties might benefit from teaching methods that prevent working memory overload. The study was published recently in the scientific...

A Link Found Between Musical Training And Executive Brain Function
2014-06-18 13:45:58

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Musical training and performance programs like Suzuki Strings have long been thought to be beneficial to the child student though little, if any, research was able to substantively back up that assertion. With research recently conducted at Boston Children's Hospital, evidence now exists that shows just how beneficial early musical training can be in helping to determine an individual's later academic success and prolonged executive...

2014-05-08 16:27:23

JERSEY, Channel Islands, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quotient Limited ("Quotient") (Nasdaq: QTNTU), a commercial-stage diagnostics company, today announced that financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 will be released after market close on Monday, May 19(th), 2014. Quotient will host a conference call on Tuesday, May 20(th) at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 financial results. Participants may access...

2014-02-24 04:25:12

New iQ Care Technologies Automatically Identify, Diagnose and Solve Battery and Data Drain Issues on Mobile Devices BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- Carrier iQ, a pioneer in mobile intelligence, today announced new machine learning algorithms designed to enable the future of customer care. These new technologies are part of the most recent release of Carrier iQ's iQ Care solution, a suite of analytics and applications designed to help Mobile Network...

Mental Bandwidth Consumed By Poverty
2013-08-30 04:40:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Living in poverty can have a tremendous impact on a person’s overall cognitive function, according to new research appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Science. According to Alok Jha, Science Correspondent of The Guardian, the study authors discovered poor people become so preoccupied with money-related issues such as paying bills and reducing expenses, they have less mental energy left to deal with more complex...

Spatial Reasoning Linked With Math Skills
2013-06-25 15:36:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With educators constantly on the lookout for new ways to inspire and educate children, any technique or tool that helps students to learn can be invaluable. According to a new report from a pair of Michigan State University researchers, simple spatial reasoning exercises could help young children with their math skills. The MSU researchers held training sessions with 6 to 8 year olds on mentally rotating objects, a spatial ability, and...

Emotional Intelligence Linked To General Intelligence Says Study
2013-01-23 09:29:00

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign recently studied emotional intelligence by focusing on combat-related brain injures in 152 Vietnam veterans. The researchers believe that this is the first study to provide a detailed look at how different brain regions can affect emotional intelligence. With emotional intelligence, individuals can process emotional information and work through various parts of...

Genetics of Intelligence Remains A Riddle
2012-10-03 12:28:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Your intelligence — like almost all other traits — is a gift from your parents, at least in part. Scientists have known for a long time that intelligence is at least partially inherited through genetics. According to psychological scientist Christopher Chabris, however, it may be some time before researchers can identify the specific genetic roots of intelligence. A new study from Union College shows that the genes long...


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