Children as young as seven apply basic laws of physics to problem-solving, rather than learning from what has previously been rewarded, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
Making eye contact with an infant makes adults’ and babies’ brainwaves ‘get in sync’ with each other – which is likely to support communication and learning – according to researchers at the University of Cambridge.
The application process for this year’s Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund closes later this month.
Grants of up to £20,000 are available for University staff to fund creative projects through the Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund.
Teaching staff will record their lectures and share them with students online as part of a trial to enhance learning with technology.
Daphne Martschenko (Faculty of Education) discusses the concept of intelligence and the drive to identify and quantify it.
Online lectures, simulated medical emergencies and a 3D image library are some of the innovative projects being piloted to enhance learning at Cambridge.
Have you lost your house keys recently? If so, you probably applied a spot of logical thinking. You looked first in the most obvious places – bags and pockets – and then mentally retraced your steps to the point when you last used them.