4 Tips to Remember What You Read for Your Next Test

Have you ever read a chapter of a book, only to realize that you don’t recall anything afterwards? Since you clicked into this article, the answer is probably yes. And you’re not the only one. Many people can read through several pages of text and retain only a...

The Science of Learning from Your Mistakes

To err is human, as the saying goes. And according to the science of learning from your mistakes, to err is also one of the best ways to learn! Have you ever thought to yourself that you might be too old to try something new? Like picking up an instrument or a new...

3 Brain Facts About Accessing Your Creativity

Does this situation sound familiar to you? You need to brainstorm a new, creative idea for a presentation, project or report, or some other assignment. But no matter how much you try you keep hitting a mental block. The frustration of not being able to come up with...

The Secret to Motivation You Probably Didn’t Know

You’ve likely had days where you wished you had the secret to unlocking your motivation, any time you needed it. Well, with neuroscience, you can! With the right understanding of the specific conditions under which motivation occurs, you can confidently move toward...

How to Put Yourself in the Best State for Learning

Does this scenario sound familiar to you? You’ve switched your laptop on and plugged it in, pulled up the websites and resources that you need. Your books or reports are on your desk in front of you, with your pens and highlighters ready to go beside them. You have a...