Programming Makes You Smarter? {3}

by Mike Y
Garry White attempts tests to see if programming affects cognitive development. Does programming make a person smarter? Programming uses abstract concepts and logic to express ideas. White uses Visual Basic to test cognitive development because it requires a lower cognitive development level. He tested it on college students, but there were no improvements by taking a Visual Basic course. Although there were no changes in college students, more research was required for much younger test subjects. read more...