Muscles that aren't exercised regularly tend to become weak. Recent research indicates that brain cells are similar to muscles in this regard. Memory and brain fitness improve with stimulating brain exercises for all important areas of the brain. Crosswords alone are not enough because they don't exercise all parts of the brain. Brain exercise needs to include activities like drawing and learning a musical instrument.
Monday, April 04, 2005
Learning needs a non-threatening (safe) environment
Embarassment is the toughest feeling to face. If our teacher makes us feels embarassed about something that we did not learn, we are likely to feel threatened when we meet the teacher again. And so goes the cycle.