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.
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
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.
High Moral Reasoning Linked to Brain’s Reward System
An international team of scientists has shown that high moral reasoning is associated with increased activity in a key part of the brain's reward system. In other words, our brain activity reflects how morally developed we are.
The Power of Neuroplasticity
While there has been strong scientific consensus for some time about neuroplasticity, the extent to which our brains can change, at any stage of life, is only starting to become clear.
Generosity Brings Cognitive and Emotional Benefits
What Buddha knew about generosity long ago has now been confirmed by neuroscientists who have shown the connection between generosity and structural brain changes in the areas of the brain associated with empathy and social cognition.
Rethinking Remediation in Higher Education
This white paper addresses the potential impact of cognitive training for students who are academically and cognitively underprepared for college, suggesting that it may provide an opportunity for many students to achieve their dreams of a college education and the advantages that education entails by giving them the foundation and the capacity for academic success at the post-secondary level.
Fostering a Growth Mindset: In Your Students and Yourself
Much has been written about the concept of a Growth Mindset, based on the seminal work of Dr. Carol Dweck at Stanford. The research is clear. Individuals with a growth mindset – that is, who believe that intelligence and talent can be developed – do better than those who think that talent is innate and that intelligence doesn’t change much.