Brain Change Miracles Are Everywhere

Brain Change Miracles Are Everywhere

Neuroplasticity Examples - How the Brain Learns and Transforms The human brain is a fascinating organ. While it makes up only about 2 percent of our body mass, it uses approximately 20 percent of the energy it produces. For decades, scientists believed that its...

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Coping With Your Child’s Working Memory Issues

Coping With Your Child’s Working Memory Issues

Why Working Memory Matters The first step to help your child in coping  with working memory issues is identifying that there is an issue, and understanding why working memory matters. We hope this article will help. Our ability to remember specific information - our...

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Working Memory, the Predictor of Learning

Working Memory, the Predictor of Learning

Working Memory Improves IQ and Attentiveness Most children are not getting the right kind of memory practice.  Long term memory is improved by tests – rote memorization, but it's working memory that impacts IQ and learning capability, making it far more important...

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The Great Brain Training App Debate Unpacked

The Great Brain Training App Debate Unpacked

Brain training: we’ve been doing it for decades Do brain-training apps - also known as cognitive training - work? Or are our brains fixed and unable to be changed? For specific functions such as overcoming learning difficulties, the answer is yes, and research is...

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Michael Merzenich Wins the Kavli Prize

Michael Merzenich Wins the Kavli Prize

Co-founder of Fast ForWord Honored For Work on Neuroplasticity Michael Merzenich, co-founder of Fast ForWord, has won the $1 million Kavli Prize in Neuroscience. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, which administers the prize, announced earlier this month...

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An Overview of Neurofeedback Treatment Options

An Overview of Neurofeedback Treatment Options

Examining Neurofeedback for Learning Difficulties One of the more intriguing therapy options available for learning difficulties--ADHD and ASD in particular--is neurofeedback treatment, sometimes called EEG Biofeedback. It has been around for quite a long time now,...

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