Not a ‘math person’? You may be better at learning to code than you think

Want to learn to code? Put down the math book. Practice those communication skills instead.advertisement New research from the University of Washington finds that a natural aptitude for learning languages is a stronger predictor of learning to program than basic math knowledge, or numeracy. That’s because writing code also involves learning a second language, an […]

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Learning difficulties due to poor connectivity, not specific brain regions

Different learning difficulties do not correspond to specific regions of the brain, as previously thought, say researchers at the University of Cambridge. Instead poor connectivity between ‘hubs’ within the brain is much more strongly related to children’s difficulties.advertisement Between 14-30% of children and adolescents worldwide have learning difficulties severe enough to require additional support. These […]

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