Reading stories creates universal patterns in the brain

Nov 19, 2017 by

Researchers studying the brains of people reading narratives in a variety of languages found that even though the stories may be written in different alphabets or read in a different direction, there are universal patterns that are created in...

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Storytime a “turbocharger” for a child’s brain

Sep 18, 2017 by

An international study published in PLOS ONE found that engaging kids while reading books to them gives their brains a cognitive boost....

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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: This video explains what these...

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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...

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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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