New Evidence for the Value of Mental Rehearsal
Skiiers at the Olympics mentally go through their run or a ski jump prior to competing, as do the figure skaters, and other athletes. Perhaps they have even rehearsed listening
Pixels the Size of Neurons May Transform Brain Imaging
Technology has been reducing the size of pixels on a screen to the point where scientists believe they can focus on brain activity at the level of individual neurons. That
Gesturing Reflects Language Development in Young Children
Gesturing by very young children is associated with language development. Research shows that observing gestures can help predict language delays and may eventually be useful in diagnosing language development problems
Friends Share Brain Patterns
Researchers have been exploring the ways our brains respond in social situations and have found that our brains activity predicts a number of things. A recent study shows that the
Life Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone
Roger Stark, BrainWare Learning Company’s CEO, was interviewed about his own educational trajectory, in this article on Operation Enterprise, a program offered to enterprising young people by the American Managment
Neuroscience-Based Learning Strategies for Teachers and Students
There’s a lot we can learn from neuroscience about the learning process and how to get learning to stick. Teachers need to understand some basics of neuroscience so that they can help students learn better. Students also need to learn about their brains so that they will be able to utilize strategies to be more successful, whether it is school-related or not.
How Mirror Neurons Signal Empathy and Moral Decision-Making
Mirror neurons are a type of neuron that is equally active when we are performing an activity or watching someone else perform that activity. They have been shown to have a role in imitation, in empathy, and most recently their activity has been shown to predict moral choices that involve others.
Cognitive Skills and Reading
Reading involves the simultaneous, coordinated use of multiple mental processes, including attention skills, working memory, visualization, and planning according to an article written by Betsy Hill and published by EdCircuit.
McKinsey Report: Future Jobs Require More Advanced Cognitive Capabilities
According to Mckinsey, the skills needed for the jobs of the future are in the process of shifting as technology replaces predictable, repetitive work. Jobs of the future will require more advanced cognitive capabilities.
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