Jann Ingmire (Futurity) | Quiz scores go up when students feel physics

Students who physically experience scientific concepts understand them more deeply and score better on science tests, according to a new study.

Brain scans showed that students who took a hands-on approach to learning had activation in sensory and motor-related parts of the brain when they later thought about concepts such as angular momentum and torque.



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Jann Ingmire (Futurity) | Quiz scores go up when students feel physics


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