• Advertising

The connection between skills training and general intelligence explored

The connection between skills training and general intelligence explored

eLearningworld News Most cognitive abilities are positively related psychology research has found, which means that a person that has developed reasoning abilities also generally has better skills in e.g. vocabulary. This factor has been termed “G” or general intelligence, but how this underlying mechanism develops has remained in the shadows until now. To find out what the g-factor really is scientists from Cambridge University has performed a longitude study where 785 people, ages 14 to… Continue reading

Latest News: How attitudes to games is transforming

Latest News: eSport League to improve school-results launching in Northern Sweden

eLearningworld News from US Not long ago politicians, parents as well as some researchers spoke loudly about the negative effects of computer games. Now when scientific research from several fields shows the benefits the choir of negativism has been reduced to individual shouts with a decreasing audience. On the contrary, terms like serious games and gamification is trending. With the aim to use games and game-mechanisms to improve engagement, learning and skills development. Even shooter-games… Continue reading

Latest News: World Bank Report on Lifelong Learning and Golden Aging

Latest News: World Bank Report on Lifelong Learning and Golden Aging

eLearningworld News from Europe and Central Asia A new World Bank report looks at the challenges of aging populations and identifies opportunities for citizens in Europe and Central Asia to move closer to a “Golden Age” of aging. With a background of falling fertility rates and people stays healthy longer the solution according to the report is that the retirement age should much more flexible. However, this could have a significant impact on the productivity… Continue reading