Study: Development of Executive Functions

Feb 14, 2017 by

Abstract Executive functions refer to top–down processes utilized in goal-directed behavior. Executive functions and academic achievement relate robustly, from early childhood through adolescence. Executive functions and their neural networks appear to be malleable, and environments can support their development....

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LearningRx brain training improved IQ by 21 points

Aug 23, 2016 by

The results of a randomized controlled trial (RCT), published recently in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology, support the efficacy of the ThinkRx® one-on-one cognitive training program in improving cognitive skills and IQ scores in students ages 8 to 14...

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Testing online daily boosts college performance

Dec 25, 2013 by

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have discovered ways to level the playing field for college students of lower incomes. The team found that things like “benchmark” quizzes (which gave instant results on incorrect answers) helped the...

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