Neural Prostheses: The Melding of Hardware, Software and Wetware

Sep 20, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Learn how hardware, software, and wetware work together to create truly remarkable devices known as prosthetic systems.

Improving Auditory Processing in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sep 8, 2011 by Barbara Calhoun, Ph.D

A recent study by Nicole Russo and her team at Northwestern University demonstrates that directed auditory training using Fast ForWord software shows great promise for improving auditory processing in children with ASD.   Learn more >

Separating Brain Fact from Brain Fiction: Debunking a Few Neuroscience Myths

Sep 1, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Is it true that we only use 10% of our brains? Find out here, and read more myths about neuroscience and the brain.

2011 Virtual Circle of Learning Customer Conference

Aug 25, 2011 by Pam Combs
Scientific Learning customers, get ready for the 2011 Virtual Circle of Learning! Learn the latest about education & brain research, get best practices, & network with others users via social media. Join us!

Still the Write Stuff: Why We Must Continue Teaching Handwriting

Aug 23, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Some argue that teaching handwriting skills is less important than teaching keyboarding skills. However, studies show that learning handwriting skills changes patterns in the brain. Read more.

Left vs. Right: What Your Brain Hemispheres Are Really Up To

Jul 12, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Is the right side of your brain really more creative?  Read about right brain vs. left brain research and how views have changed since early studies.

Fast ForWord Featured on ABC 7 News

Jun 17, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
VIDEO: Students at Oakland, CA, Korematsu Discovery Academy who used Fast ForWord products achieved reading test gains of 1.5 years, on average.  Now the school is looking to expand the program to all students.

Individualizing Instruction Through Understanding Different Types of Learners

Jun 14, 2011 by Terri Zezula
Can individualized instruction for different types of learners improve a student’s learning experience in the classroom?

7 Amazing Discoveries from Brain Research

Jun 2, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Current brain research indicates that our emotions can influence our minds and bodies. Learn more about brain research and find out how to use these discoveries as a tool in the classroom.

A Gymnast, a Cursor and a Monkey Named Aurora

May 17, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Read how brain plasticity and current advances in technology have the ability to change the way we live.