School starts next Tuesday, which means your child may feel an abrupt start to the school year.
As excited or unsettled as returning students may feel, they probably won't escape from the scientific phenomenons linked to academic learning.
Called brain plasticity, the human brain adapts to changing situations throughout the course of life. Children's brains are especially prone to change because brains are more malleable in the earlier stages of life. This means that your child's brain will undergo significant physical and chemical changes--once again--starting next Tuesday, thanks to school.
But what exactly happens to the brain during learning? Click on the link below to find out.