The Impact of Contact Sports

Hundreds, if not thousands, of times a year a young athlete takes a hard blow to the head in the course of a high school, college, or an amateur sporting event. When this occurs, how do trainers and coaches determine… Continue Reading →

The Purpose and Nature of Language

Schools teach students how to read and write, but not what reading and writing are — and what something is differs from how one does it. Spoken language emerges effortlessly in children. They’re so busy doing it that they don’t… Continue Reading →

Embryological Development

In the Beginning All human beings begin life as a fertilized egg, called a zygote, which is a single cell about one-fifth the size of the period at the end of this sentence. By adulthood, the human body has grown… Continue Reading →

Brain Evolution: Expanding Our Minds

The irony of the theory of evolution is that evolution’s spectacular success in creating complex biological systems was historically the reason that this theory was so difficult to accept. It is difficult to imagine how a random sequence of miscues,… Continue Reading →

Learning to Write: One More Step From Language to Literacy

Many states have adopted content standards for language arts curricula in the early elementary grades that emphasize the importance of oral language skills in development of reading and writing. A glance at two state standards for Grades 1 and 2… Continue Reading →

Keep it moving….

For years we at Posit Science have stressed our brain training exercises and the best way to keep mentally fit. Yet, its not the only thing we have stressed. Physical Exercise and a good diet are also 2 key pieces… Continue Reading →

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