Brain Cells That Fire Together, Wire Together

During a study where neural imaging was employed on students and teachers while they learned collaboratively, researchers uncovered an intriguing insight into how brains can harmonize around a shared comprehension.

What’s the key takeaway? Enhanced “brain synchrony” among peers—and between students and teachers—was linked to improved academic performance on subsequent assessments, highlighting the significance of expertise and direct instruction, while also indicating potential for increased benefits from peer-to-peer and social learning.

If you’re interested in delving into the research mentioned in the video, you can explore the following links:

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