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Cognitive Skills and Second (or Other) Language Acquisition

his webinar will examine some of the challenges of learning a second language and the role of cognitive skills and executive functions in that process. We will also share research on the impact of cognitive skills training for English Language Learners in several U.S. and ex-U.S. schools.

Research Summary – BrainWare SAFARI and Low-SES Students

While BrainWare SAFARI is not uniquely designed for low-SES students, 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 from low-SES backgrounds.

ESE Student Success with BrainWare SAFARI

ESE students with learning disabilities or traumatic brain injury improve in reading, math and performance on the Florida State Assessment following their use of BrainWare SAFARI cognitive training software.

BrainWare Learning Company Featured in VoyageChicago

BrainWare Learning Company was covered in December by VoyageChicago.  The article looks at the company’s journey and what to expect next in the world of cognitive training and education.  As

Benefits of Brain-Training Apps in Schools

This blog discussed some of the reasons schools use brain-training apps and the benefits they see, including better academic performance, better motivation, better behavior and a stronger growth mindset.

Research Suggests Visual Skills Are Different from IQ

Research at Vanderbilt University suggests that people differ significantly in their visual skills and showed that visual skills were not associated with IQ.

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!