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Evidence of changes to children's brain rhythms following 'brain training' - 0 views

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    New research questions the strong claims that have been made about the benefits of 'brain training' - enhanced mental skills, a boost to education, improved clinical outcomes and sharper everyday functioning. This new study found evidence that 'brain training' changed brain signalling but no indication of other benefits...
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Lumosity Education Access Program (LEAP) Application Survey - 9 views

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    If you'd really like to get into the Luminosity program, here is the application form to get into it. Here's info from the press release. This is a cool app that is supposed to improve many parts of cognition. I have it on my list to try and it is very interesting to me. Here's the link and some info: "Preliminary results from the Spring 2012 semester found that students who trained with Lumosity improved more on a battery of online cognitive assessments than students who did not train. Additionally, effects were dose-dependent; engaging in more Lumosity training led to greater improvements on the assessments. Insights from the 2012-13 LEAP academic year on the effects of cognitive training on students' real-world academic outcomes are forthcoming. Educators are increasingly interested in enhancing their students' cognitive and behavioral factors. More than 75 percent of all teachers who applied for the Fall 2013 LEAP semester believe training with Lumosity will promote: cognitive enhancement, increased ability to pay attention, improved self-confidence, and improved general attitude toward learning."
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Brain Science and Cognitive Neuroscience for Children and Teachers - 10 views

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    Links to resources for neuoroscience research and its implications for education.
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50 Brain Facts Every Educator Should Know | Associate Degree - Facts and Information - 30 views

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    Facts about the human brain that will help with education.
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What educators can learn from brain research - 1 views

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    Who would have thought??? ;-) The brain can still learn new concepts after various ages, and that every student can be taught many different ways. In a sense, the brain can be rewired.
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