Traveling at the Speed of Light – The 100,000,000 neurons in the brain and the spinal cord travel at amazing speeds. These neural/synaptic transmissions send messages throughout our bodies.
Priming the Pump – Exercise and movement support the brain and enhance learning.
You Are What You Eat – The brain requires high quality energy (nutrition) to support learning.
Water, Water Everywhere – De-hydration negatively impacts cognitive function. Make sure to hydrate effectively.
Sawing Logs (40 zzzzs) -- Larks & Night Owls – Information is consolidated in our brains as we sleep. This consolidation transfers information into more stable memory and frees space for new learning.
Making Connections -- If You Don't Use It -- You Lose It – Repetition helps the brain transfer learning into permanent memories. Distributed practice, compartmentalization, and over learning support this transfer.
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