Cultivating a happy emotional state through positive psychology not only puts a smile on students’ faces—it actually helps them learn better and boost reading comprehension.

How positive psychology reduces stress and boosts reading comprehension


Cultivating a happy emotional state not only puts a smile on students’ faces—it actually helps them learn better


Learning to read is a higher brain function. Reading comprehension activates the cerebral cortex of a child's brain. This part of the brain is important for complex cognitive tasks, but it's also the part of the brain that's the most sensitive to the harmful effects of stress.





Because stress impairs both learning and memory, teachers can improve reading comprehension and enhance classroom learning

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