Kids learn better with a friend. They’re more enthusiastic and understand more if they dig into a subject with a companion. But what if that companion is artificial?
If parents want to help their children develop language and literacy at a young age, reading bedtime stories together isn’t the only key to success. Continue reading “Honing Children’s Language and Literacy Skills”
Marcia Washington, OTR/L, has been practicing pediatric occupational therapy for more than 10 years. She is the owner of KidSense Therapy, a sensory clinic providing occupational therapy for children birth to age 18 years in Pontotoc, Mississippi. We recently had the chance to catch up with Marcia and ask her about her experience using NeuroNet programs in her therapy practice: Continue reading “NeuroNet Success Stories: KidSense Therapy”
We recently travelled to China to see how schools in Beijing are using NeuroNet, as well as to share the science behind NeuroNet with parents and teachers in Shanghai.
Findings could help determine new ways to predict which children are most at risk for developing ADHD. Continue reading “New study finds younger aged children with symptoms of ADHD have reduced brain size”
Studies in mice and rats have consistently shown that physical exercise increases the size of the hippocampus but until now evidence in humans had been inconsistent. Continue reading “Exercise increases brain size, new research finds”
Children with reading difficulties should be more thoroughly screened for hearing problems, a new report by Coventry University academics has said. Continue reading “Screen children with reading difficulties more thoroughly for hearing problems, says new report”
Third-graders who spend a class session in a natural outdoor setting are more engaged and less distracted in their regular classroom afterward than when they remain indoors, scientists found in a new study.
When your attention shifts from one place to another, your brain blinks. The blinks are momentary unconscious gaps in visual perception and came as a surprise to the team of Vanderbilt psychologists who discovered the phenomenon while studying the benefits of attention.