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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LearningRx reviews study on heart defects and learning challenges...

May 29, 2017 by

Kids with heart defects face learning challenges According to a new study, children with congenital heart defects are less likely to meet the minimum standards for reading and math in testing at the end of third grade....

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LearningRx reviews oppositional behavior & academics study...

Mar 7, 2017 by

A survey of parents of 226 school-age children who had been previously identified as having oppositional behavior and academic difficulties, found that many reported significant improvements in behavior and academics following LearningRx (www.LearningRx.com) personal brain training. The results have...

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Healthy diet boosts kids’ reading skills

Nov 17, 2016 by

A study of 161 kids between 6 and 8 years old found that those who ate a healthy diet had better reading skills in the first three years of school....

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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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