LearningRx reviews study on sex differences in dyslexia

Jun 14, 2017 by

Study provides clues to sex differences in dyslexia Researchers found that males’ processing speed had greater variability than females’ processing speed, and that males have a lower average reading performance compared to females....

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Hypertension in teens and kids linked to poorer brain skills

Dec 29, 2016 by

Research published in The Journal of Pediatrics indicates that children and adolescents with high blood pressure may be at risk of weaker cognitive skills....

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What’s LearningRx? Watch the video!

Nov 23, 2016 by

What is LearningRx personal brain training and why does it work? LearningRx one-on-one brain training focuses on a set of seven cognitive skills that allow us to learn easier, think faster, and perform better: http://www.learningrx.com. This video explains what these skills are and how they affect our ability to perform even the simplest tasks. Hear first-hand what LearningRx graduates and their parents have to say about our program. “If you want to gain physical endurance, you exercise with intensity,” says Christina Ledbetter, PhD, neurologist and research fellow at LSU Health Sciences Center. “If you want to gain brain function, you exercise your brain with intensity. It’s that feature of the LearningRx program that most impresses me. We see these great results because we train intensely.” To read the research and results on thousands of LearningRx clients, visit http://www.learningrx.com/results. Watch the video here:...

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Study finds brain connections key to reading

Sep 30, 2016 by

MIT researchers have found that pathways that exist even more a child learns to read may determine development of the brain’s word-recognition area. They found that they could predict the exact location where each child’s visual word form area (VWFA) would develop simply based on the connections of that region to other parts of the brain....

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Atomoxetine improves critical reading skills in kids with dyslexia...

Sep 29, 2016 by

A new study has found that giving kids Atomoxetine (brand name: Strattera) improves the critical components of reading, including decoding and vocabulary. The drug is approved for the treatment of ADHD....

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New research indicates omega-3s and 6s improve reading skills...

Sep 29, 2016 by

In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, researchers from Sweden found that children’s reading—including phonologic decoding and visual analysis time—improved when omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids were added to their diet....

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LearningRx RCT accepted by Medical News Today

Sep 29, 2016 by

“Much more than ‘brain games”: Clinician-delivered cognitive training improves multiple cognitive skills and general intelligence in children” The results of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) support the efficacy of LearningRx’s ThinkRx personal brain training in improving cognitive skills and IQ scores in students ages 8 to 14. The study showed statistically significant generalized improvements in six cognitive skills – associative memory, working memory, long-term memory, visual and auditory processing, logic and reasoning, and processing speed – as well as a 21-point mean increase in overall General Intelligence Ability (GIA) testing scores, an established measure of IQ....

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