The Brain Connections Involved in Procrastination
Researchers have discovered that people who procrastinate tend to have larger amygdalae (the structure in the brain associated with fear) and weaker connections between the amygdala and the part of the brain that regulates the recognition of salience of fear and initiation.
BrainWare Learning Company Approved to Support School Improvement Initiatives in Indiana
In June, the Indiana Deparatment of Education (INDOE) approved 35 companies as technical assistance partners for the State's School Improvement efforts, including BrainWare Learning Company. In August, school and district personnel from across the state had an opportunity to meet one-on-one with technical assistance partners to explore how they can work together to help achieve the State's amitious goals under ESSA (the Every Student Succeeds Act).
How Neurons Multitask
Duke University researchers have shown that neurons seem to be capable of carrying more than one signal at a time. They do this, apparently, in much the same way that telecommunications engineers developed rapid switching between pieces of two different messages.
Reading Success Depends on Cognitive Factors
Digital Promise has created an interactive model of the factors at play in learning to read and mastering other aspects of literacy from ages 4 to 6. The factors are
Roger Stark to Address Serious Games Conference
Roger Stark, CEO of BrainWare Learning Company will be making a presentation on July 12 at the Serious Games Conference at George Mason University. In his speech, he will share
The Marshmallow Test Revisited
You may already be familiar with the marshmallow test. If not, imagine a 4-year old in a room. The researcher puts a marshmallow on the table in front of the
Speaking in Sentences
Thursday, July 31, 2018, is National Speak in Complete Sentences Day. Of course, it’s meant to remind us that to make sure our sentences have subjects and verbs and are
STEM and SEL: Inseparable Partners
Recent media coverage of research at Google reinforces the abundant studies on what employers seek from their employees. Technical skills may be important, but so-called soft skills are also indispensable.
Find Out Your Cognitive Strengths and Weaknesses
How are your attention skills? How about your memory? Do you see things quickly and accurately? Are you a good problem solver? Perhaps you have questions about your own cognitive