News tagged with educational achievement

Early intervention could boost education levels

(Medical Xpress)—Taking steps from an early age to improve childhood education skills could raise overall population levels of academic achievement by as much as 5%, and reduce socioeconomic inequality in education by 15%, ...

Oct 22, 2014
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Injuries from teen fighting deal a blow to IQ

A new Florida State University study has found that adolescent boys who are hurt in just two physical fights suffer a loss in IQ that is roughly equivalent to missing an entire year of school. Girls experience a similar loss ...

Aug 02, 2013
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Spatial training boosts math skills

(Medical Xpress)—Training young children in spatial reasoning can improve their math performance, according to a groundbreaking study from Michigan State University education scholars.

Jun 25, 2013
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The learning gap experienced by malnourished children

Oxford University researchers have measured the learning gap experienced by five-year old children who are stunted through malnourishment. They are tracking the long-term effects on their schooling and later ...

May 30, 2013
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Early healthy nutrition vital for later life

What a mother eats before and during pregnancy can impact on her offspring in many ways, a University of Aberdeen researcher will tell a conference in Edinburgh today (February 7).

Feb 08, 2013
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