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Content related to psychology and education. Here you will find posts about psychology to answer any questions you have as a parent or educator.

Apr10

What is Neurodidactics?

What is Neurodidactics?

The term neurodidactics was coined in Germany in 1988 from the fusion of various fields of study such as education, psychology, and neuroscience. This fusion was built from an attempt to understand the aspects of neural development that influence learning. As well as, to use this knowledge to create new methodologies in a classroom and […]

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Apr02

The Importance of Positive Reinforcement in Education

The Importance of Positive Reinforcement in Education

Reinforcement and feedback plays an important role in the learning process as it has direct and indirect consequences on students’ behavior. Generally, positive reinforcement if used effectively, has a constructive impact on students’ behavior, commitment, and self-perception. Negative feedback, on the other hand, tends to have opposite effects (Matheson and Shriver, 2005). The Importance of […]

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Mar26

9 Tips for Improving Frustration in Children

9 Tips for Improving Frustration in Children

If we are able to give our children a chance to get things wrong and start over, and the independence to do so, we will be helping them to become people who properly manage frustration and confidence. People who do not give up and persist in their goals. 9 Tips for Improving Frustration in Children: […]

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Jan30

The Role of Emotions in Learning

The Role of Emotions in Learning

Emotion = Emovere Emotions are a sensation or perception that we feel as the result of something. It is also an impulse to an action. Emotions generate interest and empathy, and they are contagious, personal and nontransferable. They can be fleeting, stable, or lead us to another emotion. We Are Emotional Beings “We evolve, learn, […]

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Nov22

Coping with Hyper-Parenting in Today’s Society

Coping with Hyper-Parenting in Today’s Society

Hyper-parenting is a phenomenon that is growing more and more common in today’s society. Helicopter parents, tiger moms… these are just a few of the phrases used to refer to overprotective parents whose actions generate more negative consequences than benefits in their children. Many studies have shown that rebellious attitudes in today’s teenagers are a […]

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Oct17

Exercising Memory with SmartickBrain Games

Exercising Memory with SmartickBrain Games

In a recent post on our blog, we spoke about the importance of working memory in learning mathematics. Memory skills, and exercising memory skills, are critical to any mathematical task such as memorizing multiplication tables or remembering the order of operations and geometric formulas. There are different types of memory, but Smartick Brain games primarily […]

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Sep27

Using Perseverance and Discipline to Reach Your Goals

Using Perseverance and Discipline to Reach Your Goals

The human brain is made up of neurons which are cells specifically belonging to our central nervous system. Neurons connect to each other through synapses that allow for information to be exchanged between them. When we learn something new it establishes a new connection between neurons and each time we go over that again, the […]

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Aug28

Food For Maintaining a Healthy Brain

Food For Maintaining a Healthy Brain

The brain needs nutrients such as oxygen (iron carrier), glucose, phosphorus, silicon, magnesium, and fatty acids, like Omega-3, among others. The goal is to prevent oxidation, send oxygen to every corner of our body, and provide it with high-quality nutrients. The following is a list of food that contains these nutrients, which are good for […]

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Aug16

Cognitive Flexibility Games with SmartickBrain

Cognitive Flexibility Games with SmartickBrain

Today we will talk about SmartickBrain, Smartick’s cognitive training platform that students can access after completing their daily session. It is full of games specifically designed to improve four different cognitive areas: memory, reasoning, attention, and flexibility. SmartickBrain stimulates, trains and improves these skills through online games. Cognitive areas Memory is the cognitive capacity to […]

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