The Philosophy of Learning and Educational Success

Noted Philosopher, Academic, and Educator John Dewey developed a unique perspective in regards to the concepts of life and learning. He believed there was a strong correlation between philosophy and education. Dewey was also a strong proponent of continual education though not always through traditional means. For anyone … READ MORE

How the Concept of the Akashic Records Demonstrates That Everything Is Connected

Many people preach interconnectivity, spiritual leaders and common people making their way through life, who acknowledge that everything which exists is unified. Whether this unification is perceived as based on energy or based on experiences and common ground (psychologically speaking). Looking from the perspective of everything being connected … READ MORE

Older People Can Learn Just Like Younger People, But They Use a Different Area of the Brain

Can old dogs learn new tricks? Why, sure they can, and so can we! The understanding among society has been that older people cannot learn as well as younger individuals. New findings contradict the notion that older generations have less flexibility in the brain. This flexibility (plasticity) is how … READ MORE

Learning New Words Stimulates the Same Brain Areas as Chocolate, Sex and Drugs

If you like having sex, eating chocolate or taking drugs (or all of the above), you are going to love learning new words. No, seriously, learning is just as stimulating and exciting as either of these “fun-filled” activities. Not saying that drug use is good or anything, … READ MORE

Curiosity Changes Brain Functions and Enhances Learning

Have you ever wondered what happens when we get curious about something? Well, we obviously try to learn things concerning the thing that interests us, and we search for information. But have you noticed that when you find that information, absorbing and retaining it actually becomes easier … READ MORE

Amazing Facts about the Psychology of Learning and Memory

Psychological research has long been fascinated with how humans learn and retain memories. As a result of this fascination research has revealed some amazing facts of exactly how the brain learns and remembers. Recalling Memories Changes Them This is bad news for the expert eyewitnesses. Research by … READ MORE

Scientists Discovered a Gene That May Increase IQ and Boost Brain Power

U.S. scientists have discovered a gene which contributes to a higher IQ of a person and can increase it up to six points, according to a new study published in the journal Cell Reports. The gene acts by increasing the effect of the Klotho protein, which is already … READ MORE