By Stephanie Starkebaum
Consumer Sciences Area Extension Agent 

Students learn brain health through CSU Extension program

 

February 8, 2024

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Third Grade

Colorado State University Extension's Family and Consumer Science Department recently worked with Haxtun Elementary School's third and fourth grade students to encourage them to take a proactive approach to brain health. Recent neuroscience studies have shown that teaching children how the brain works and fostering a growth mindset can improve their motivation to learn, ability to process information and retain knowledge. Studies have also shown that engaging in art and music can promote cognitive, social, and emotional development.

The program was part of CSU Extension's Love Your Brain...



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