People who regularly played action video games such as Call of Duty or Assassin's Creed were better at learning a new sensorimotor skill on the computer than their non-playing peers.
Morning and afternoon naps helped prevent some of the hormonal and immune changes that occurred following a night of sleep deprivation.
Squatting down makes it quicker and easier to poop as compared to sitting down, probably because sitting upright leaves a kink in the gut that straightens out when we squat.
Teachers who use humor in their classrooms tend to get better student evaluations by their students, regardless of learning outcomes.
Within the same grade, younger students are more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than older students.
People with high math-anxiety activate pain networks in their brains when anticipating doing math, but not while actually performing math.
Although there are some aspects of brain structure that are more common in males or females, any individual brain is typically a 'mosaic' of these features, suggesting there is no such thing as a 'male brain' or 'female brain'.
Awarding an educational merit badge (a digital representation of student knowledge or skill mastery) may be a useful tool to motivate and measure learning in young students.