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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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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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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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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