Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Surprising Power of an Uncomfortable Brain

We spend so much time sculpting social situations to meet guests’ expectations — Halloween plates on Halloween, pink on Valentine’s Day and a white wedding. This new series of studies shows our brains would all be better off with a little “cultural dysfluency” Continue reading

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Let’s Bond Over Math the Same Way We Bond Over Reading

A study in Science shows that over the course of a school year ‘Bedtime Math’ pushes kids’ math skills 3 months further than a similar reading app. Continue reading

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Can Choosing Your Child’s Friends Help (or Hurt…) Your Child’s Math Skills?

Study shows that pairing a child with a smart friend can help the child increase math skills. Continue reading

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