Early Morning People, Night Owls and Intelligence

Are you an early morning person or a night owl? Did you know that measures of intelligence correlate with which one you are? There is a large body of research literature showing a correlation between chronotype (morningness-eveningness) and intelligence. Here’s a recent one: That’s right. Night owls consistently outperform early morning people on tests of … Continue reading Early Morning People, Night Owls and Intelligence

When It Comes to Teaching, Knowing and Doing are Not Always the Same

Sadly, it is often the case that what we know and what we do are not the same. What We Know Two well-researched facts we know that help students learn: When students actively engage with the learning material they retain more of the material (usually called, not surprisingly, active learning). To avoid overloading working memory … Continue reading When It Comes to Teaching, Knowing and Doing are Not Always the Same