Join Us for Our 2012 Fall Webinar Series for Educators

Sep 4, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Our fall webinars begin this week and include topics on how the brain learns and how to increase student achievement.  Register today!

Human Intelligence and the Brain: Mapping Intellectual Ability

Jul 24, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Have you ever wondered what structures or areas in your brain allow you to understand language? Read books? Appreciate music? Find out what today’s researchers are discovering as they work to map intelligence in the brain.

What Makes a Good Reader?

Jul 3, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

Why is it that some children learn to read faster than other children, and what foundational skills can be strengthened to improve a child’s ability to read?

Developmental Dyslexia: Differences in the Pre-Reading Brain

Jun 26, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

What if there were a way to predict dyslexia, so that affected children could receive earlier intervention?  Recent research may have found a way to do just that—by looking at differences in the brain before children learn to read.

Girl Brains and Boy Brains: What Educators and Parents Need to Know

Jun 12, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
How different are the brains of boys and girls? What do educators and parents need to know about gender and the brain, and how can we best help students learn?

Preventing Summer Brain Drain with Dr. Martha S. Burns

May 29, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

The stronger the pathways in the brain, the easier it becomes for a child to learn and retain information. How will your child stay sharp over the summer?

Free Webinars on Brain Health and the Science of Learning – Register Today!

May 17, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Summary: Join us in June for two live webinars: brain health with Dr. Paul Nussbaum and the science of learning with Dr. Martha S. Burns. Register today – you don’t want to miss these sessions!

The Motor-Cognitive Connection: Early Fine Motor Skills as an Indicator of Future Success

Apr 19, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

We generally don’t consider motor skills development in babies to be an essential element of cognitive development.  But is such thinking holding learners and educators back?

Deliberate Practice: How to Develop Expertise

Apr 12, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Does the myth of ‘practice makes perfect’ hold true? Only if that practice is done in the right way.  Learn about the important role that intention and focus play in developing expertise.

Keeping in Mind: The Task of Working Memory

Mar 27, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Working memory – we use it when we recall our grocery list and when we retell a story. But did you know it’s also essential for language learning and reading a book chapter from beginning to end? Read more>>

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