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Brain Can Learn Continuously and Improve Memory
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Teacher Insights
December 06, 2019 Friday 02:11:49 IST

Brain Can Learn Continuously and Improve Memory

Researchers at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, USA have identified a type of stem cell in mice that makes adult neurons continue to provide new cells in the hippocampus for a life time. Hippocampus is the region of the brain responsible for learning and memory. These findings may enable neuroscientists to understand how to maintain youthful conditions for learning and memory, and repair and regenerate parts of the brain after injury and aging. These stem cells in the hippocampus region never stop replicating. This capacity is called plasticity of the brain which is defined as the ability to form new connections throughout life to compensate for injury and disease and to adjust to response to new input from the environme

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Personal
December 05, 2019 Thursday 03:38:49 IST
Preventing Child Bullying in Schools

Preventing Child Bullying in Schools

A bully seeks to harm, intimidate or coerce, especially someone perceived as vulnerable. The characteristics include intent, repetition and power.  A bully intends to cause pain, either through physical harm or hurtful words or behaviour, and does so repeatedly. Physical bullying is more prevalent among boys while

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Expert Counsel
December 05, 2019 Thursday 03:34:12 IST
Legalise Betting in Cricket

Legalise Betting in Cricket

#Making betting legal will bring transparency in the business and net crores of rupees to government.

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Teacher Insights
November 29, 2019 Friday 12:07:51 IST
Quit Social Media, Get Better Grades

Quit Social Media, Get Better Grades

A new study done by Dr James Wakefield from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has shown that academic performance of students can be improved vastly if they devoted lesser time to Facebook or other social media platforms. The research data showed that performance of high achievers were unaffected by time spent on Facebook whil

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Teacher Insights
November 26, 2019 Tuesday 10:22:55 IST
People eat more with friends

People eat more with friends

People eat more in the company of friends and family than when dining alone. This phenomenon is known as 'social facilitation'. Previous studies found that those eating with others ate up to 48% more food than solo diners and women with obesity eating socially consumed up to 29% more than when eating alone.Experts at the University

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

"There is an urgent need to ensure safety for women and children within their homes and create safe neighborhoods in order to protect women and children against violence and abuse," Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani. Quotes

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National Edu News
December 06, 2019 Friday 04:38:41 IST
Cognitive Science PG: COGJET 2020 to be Held on Feb 15

Cognitive Science PG: COGJET 2020 to be Held on Feb 15

The Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test (COGJET 2020)will be held on February 15 in ten centres including Bangalore. The entrance test is meant for admission to Centre for Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, Allahabad, Chandigarh University, Punjab University, IIIT Hyderabad, IIT Delhi, Kanpur.  Cognitive sciences integrates learnin

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International Edu News
December 06, 2019 Friday 12:32:39 IST
Become a Cambridge Certified English Teacher

Become a Cambridge Certified English Teacher

The British Council of India has announced the admissions to CELTA (Certificate in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages), an internationally recognised initial teaching qualification from Cambridge English Assessment (UK). It provides essential skills, knowledge and hands-on teaching practice need to teach English to adults.

Get your Science and Tech fix

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Science Innovations
December 06, 2019 Friday 02:17:32 IST
WT:Social to Prioritize Latest Content

WT:Social to Prioritize Latest Content

Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia co-founder has launched a new social media platform named WT:Social with a promise not to run advertisements or sell user data. WT:Social will follow a different algorithm compared to its competitors Facebook and Twitter in prioritising news based on currency rather than engagement. He said he was inspired to create WT:S

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Technology Inceptions
December 06, 2019 Friday 12:47:53 IST
Apple16-Inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard

Apple16-Inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard

Apple has unveiled an all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro- the world's best pro notebook-desgined for developers, photographers, film makers, scientists, music products and others. It has a 16-inch Retina Display, the lastest 8-core processors, up to 64 GB memory, next-generation graphics with upto 8 GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal design.It fea

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
December 05, 2019 Thursday 11:10:17 IST
The Architect of Kindergarten System

The Architect of Kindergarten System

#Despite an unhappy childhood, he grew up to evolve a teaching methodology that helped save children from the monotony of learning.

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Creative Living
November 05, 2019 Tuesday 02:23:11 IST
A Seer with an Eagle Vision

A Seer with an Eagle Vision

#Odyssey of JC Maxwell

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table December 04, 2019 Wednesday 11:11:49 IST
Baby Steps to Learning

Baby Steps to Learning

There was a time when Kindergarten was seen just as a place for teaching a few rhymes and first letters of the alphabet ABCD.. to keep the kids engaged before they start the formal learning by the age of 5 or 6. With more research into neuro science and early learning, it was found that the age of three to six is the most eventful period in a