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Good Science Is Rewarded

How many of us were told by our moms and dads when we were young that “good things come to those who wait?” But sometimes that wait can seem like forever… This week, that advice came true for a pioneering… Continue Reading →

Education and Neuroscience: Bridging the Gap

With so many claims about education products and practices, what does it mean to be “research-based”? Join us as we dive into the debate. Matt gripped his pencil in a clenched fist, armed to wage war against his math homework…. Continue Reading →

Neuroscience Education: Exploring the Inner Unknown

Bringing the brain into your classroom! Learning about the brain is an adventure that students of all ages can enjoy. Dr. Eric Chudler shows how experimentation and hands-on activities can enable each student to become a living laboratory, exploring the… Continue Reading →

Your brain on video games

Not all gaming is bad.  Do you believe this?  How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help… Continue Reading →

Why Dyslexia Is More Than a Reading Disorder

In a recent TIME piece researchers found that past research techniques on individuals with dyslexia wasn’t the best approach. Until recently, researchers assumed the challenge could be traced to language difficulties, including problems processing printed words, and they focused their… Continue Reading →

Word List Recall – NEW VERSION!!!

Over the course of the next year we will be re-doing some of the games on this site.  First up…Word List Recall. Word List Recall is one of our working memory exercises that tests for verbal span. This type of… Continue Reading →

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