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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 →

Your Amazing Brain

The human brain. It’s spongy to the touch, weighs about three pounds and looks kind of like a head of cauliflower. Some parts of the brain, including the cerebellum and brain stem, are quite primitive. They help us coordinate our… Continue Reading →

Most Relaxing Song in the World?

Neuroscientists Say This Is The Most Relaxing Song In The World The moment you have all been waiting for.  Drum roll please… The most relaxing song in the word is…“Weightless” by Marconi Union. You can learn more about this study and… Continue Reading →

Learning Music Gives Kids Extra Brain Connections

Teaching young children to play a musical instrument helps them to develop new brain connections that could stand them in good stead for the rest of their lives. According to new research set to be presented at the upcoming annual… Continue Reading →

Does Studying Make You Hungrier Than Exercising?

A recent study of college students found that they consumed more food after working on hard test problems than after a bout of running on a treadmill. Study authors suggest that this means that using intense brain power may trigger… Continue Reading →

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