Pupils learn to keep an open mind, understand diversity and respect others
The ability to keep an open mind, understand diversity and respect others. These are part of a set of global competences which are becoming...
Media multitasking linked to distractibility among youth
Current doctoral dissertation by Mona Moisala from University of Helsinki also suggests that computer gaming is linked to enhanced working...
Benefits of cognitive training in dementia patients unclear
Positive effects of cognitive training in healthy elderly people have been reported, but data regarding its effects in patients with dementia is...
A learning machine as a messenger of peace
The book project of Timo Honkela, professor of research into digital information, focuses on the opportunities presented by machine learning.
Parental Box as a lifeline for families
Parental Box, a semifinalist team in the Helsinki Challenge science-based competition, wants to save families with children from exhaustion and...
A new study confirms: pregnant women should avoid liquorice
Liquorice and its natural sweetener, glycyrrhizin, can have long-term harmful effects on the development of the fetus.
Teaching Finns to speak – Chinese
It’s difficult to get students to talk, even though Chinese pronunciation and grammar are easy for Finns. Even so, teacher Haixia Wang is happy...
Genetic effects and age explain individual differences in brain structure in late middle age
According to a new study, genetic effects play important role in the brain white matter microstructure in late middle age. The same study found...