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What Stephie said, plus: Studies have shown that execise is good for the brain. It increases blood circulation, breathing, and heart rate so that more blood (with oxygen and glucose) gets to the brain. After a certain age-dependent point, more studying/homework has sharply diminishing returns. One recommendation (in the U.S.) for homework is the ...


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I can only disagree - with your parents, that is. On the "dumbing down" That is a very precise observation of yours that is backed-up by studies and the practical observation of generations of teachers. The effect has even got a name: Summer learning loss. In short, it means a meassurable loss of academic skills over the summer holidays. This is ...



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