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Research Summary – BrainWare SAFARI and Students with Learning Disabilities

While BrainWare SAFARI is not uniquely designed for students with learning disabilities, cognitive skill training is having an impact on cognitive functioning and academic achievement for them in a variety of settings.  This document provides a summary of the research to date on BrainWare SAFARI and students with learning disabilities.

New Research on Memory Training

Recently published research from Johns Hopkins University pitted two types of working memory training against each other, but it didn't translate into general intelligence. Here's why not.

Case Study of BrainWare SAFARI in Adult Basic Education

Students at Pierceton Woods were able to complete the targeted number of sessions of BrainWare SAFARI within the eight-week term. The six students who completed a sufficient number of sessions in BrainWare SAFARI experienced significant improvements in multiple areas of cognitive processing

7 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Brain Training Program

There are so many options – from clinical therapy to apps for your smartphone … from single-skill memory training to reading software for learning disabilities … and from crossword puzzles to neurofeedback. It’s confusing, to say the least. So here are 7 questions you can ask when you’re considering any kind of brain training program or tool. Happy National Train Your Brain Day!

BrainWare and Mindprint Implementation – Pierceton Woods Academy

Students at Pierceton Woods were able to complete the targeted number of sessions of BrainWare SAFARI within the eight-week term. The six students who completed a sufficient number of sessions in BrainWare SAFARI experienced significant improvements in multiple areas of cognitive processing

Are You Ready for the First Report Cards of the Year?

The goal of cognitive training is to enable a student to become a capable, independent learner. While tutoring can be helpful, it typically will not address underlying learning issues. Particularly when students continue to be tutored year after year, just to get through school, that is not enabling them to learn independently.

Quick Cognitive Health Check for Adults

There is a new online test that will give you an idea how strong your mental functioning is, particularly attention and short-term memory. And it will let you know if you should consult a medical professional.

A Cognitive Lesson from a Backwards Bicycle

Riding a bike is something you’re never supposed to forget how to do once you’ve learned.  But what happens when you change how the bike works?  This video makes it

Business Executive Experience with BrainWare Cognitive Training

Kris Bowen, President of Tesco Solutions, wanted to see if cognitive training would improve her focus and ability to stay on top of her task list. She discusses the cognitive improvements she experienced with BrainWare SAFARI.

Cognitive and Visual Training Team Up for Athletes

Vision specialists are now combining cognitive therapy with visual training and contact lenses to help athletes process visual input more quickly and accurately with the goal of improving academic performance.