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Does iPad Impact Children’s Learning Curve? Does iPad Impact Children’s Learning Curve?
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While researchers scramble to determine whether it is good or bad idea to allow children to use iPad’s or similar touchscreen devices for extended periods of time, many children already have access to the devices and can navigate them quite …

Software That Senses Human Emotions Software That Senses Human Emotions
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Emotion-sensing computer software that models and responds to students’ cognitive and emotional states – including frustration and boredom – has been developed by University of Notre Dame Assistant Professor of Psychology Sidney D’Mello and colleagues from the University of Memphis …

eBooks Are Beginning to Replace Textbooks in the Classroom eBooks Are Beginning to Replace Textbooks in the Classroom
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Technology has forced changes in the role of textbooks in education, and e-books have been gaining popularity, along with standard textbook rental. Companies like Chegg rent both standard textbooks and e-textbooks, and Amazon’s Kindle Store claims students can save up …

You Could Be Incepted Soon You Could Be Incepted Soon

We’ve already said that it’s only a matter of time before we’re just uploading knowledge into our noggins in order to learn everything from origami to piano so the next logical step in humanity’s quest to be “just like in …