The Mysterious Power of Brain Breaks
During breaks, it turns out, the brain works overtime. New research illuminates what kinds of breaks benefit learners the most.
March 23, 2023
For a deeper dive into the research cited in this video, see the following:
- Buch et al.’s 2021 study “Consolidation of human skill linked to waking hippocampo-neocortical replay.”
- Koepp et al.’s 2022 study “Preschoolers’ executive functions following indoor and outdoor free play.”
- Mason et al.’s 2021 study “Short-Term Exposure to Nature and Benefits for Students’ Cognitive Performance: A Review.”
To learn more about 2022’s most compelling research findings for educators, visit “The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2022.”