Cognitive and neural benefits of teaching spatial thinking

Spatial thinking is critical for success in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields and presents a barrier to increasing female participation in STEM. This behavioral and neuroimaging study investigates the effects of spatial education on the core spatial abilities and STEM-relevant spatial thinking of high school students. See more videos from the STEM for All 2017 Video Showcase.

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