How to Smell Your Way to a Smarter Brain

If you have researched or used faster learning strategies before, you may have noticed that many of them involve sight, sound, and touch. For example, visual learners transform text into mental images in their mind, which neuroscience shows is a much faster way to...

Can Adults Learn at Any Age? (Yes, Yes, Yes)

If you’re an older adult, you may have questions about whether you can still learn new things quickly and easily. For the longest time, many people believed that the older you are, the less able you are to learn. But neuroscience shows us that this is absolutely,...

Best 5 Ways to Teach Phonics to First Graders

Phonics skills are the building blocks when learning to read. Simply put, phonics is how you pair written symbols to their specific sounds. As you read this, you hear the sounds and pairs or groups of sounds in your head. It might come intuitively to adults, but for...