Flickering screens may help kids with reading and writing difficulties...

Oct 28, 2021 by

A new Swedish-Norwegian study has found that children with reading and writing difficulties who are presented with text on screens with flickering white noise both read better and remember what they have read better....

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Stronger brain activity after writing on paper

Apr 6, 2021 by

A study published in “Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience” found that writing on physical paper led to more brain activity when university students and recent graduates tried to remember information an hour later....

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The 411 on dysgraphia

Aug 4, 2020 by

Dysgraphia, the technical term for “trouble with writing,” is typically characterized by poor spelling, impaired handwriting and problems selected the correct words to use. It affects children and adults but for adults, it’s more likely to occur following a...

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How to Build a Better Learner by Gary Stix

Nov 10, 2014 by

Here’s an article from Aug. 2011 Scientific American about brain training:...

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Gender differences in composition (writing)

Sep 18, 2012 by

A new study says girls write better than boys – and we’re not talking about handwriting. Students in 8th and 12th grade were asked to write to persuade, to explain and to convey and experience. The girls in 8th grade scored...

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