Friday, June 20, 2008

Daily Biological Rhythms affect Teaching and Learning

One of the circadian rhythms regulates our ability to focus on incoming information with intent to learn. It can be referred to as he psychological-cognitive cycle. This cycle shows a low point in our ability to learn, right around lunch. There are implications in education such as are the school schedules such that we are teaching children during time when they best learn?
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