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The importance of boosting motivation for learning

Posted on 20 February 2013

Why do some children give up while others power on, and how can we motivate students for learning?

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5 ways to take control of the 2013 school year

Posted on 15 January 2013

Facing another school year can be a daunting experience, with shopping for uniforms and books, and readjusting to the school routine. Then let’s not...

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5 simple ways to maintain your child’s brain health these holidays

Posted on 11 December 2012

Prevent brain drain during the holidays with these 5 simple steps:

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7 ways to improve working memory over the holidays

Posted on 23 November 2012

“Put on your socks, wash your hands, get your bag and I’ll meet you outside.” Working memory is so important for a variety of...

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Prevent regression during the school holidays

Posted on 20 November 2012

The summer holidays offer a well-deserved break after a long, hard academic year. It’s a time to relax and enjoy family life. However, during...

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Homework tips for parents – how to help

Posted on 11 October 2012

More than 60 research studies conducted in the last 20 years show that kids are more successful at school if they do homework. But...

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The latest NAPLAN results have arrived!

Posted on 27 September 2012

Around 92% of Australian students are performing at or above the national minimum standards. If your child is performing below expectations for their year...

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Paula Tallal named inventor of the year

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Paula Tallal, Rutgers Board of Governors Professor of Neuroscience, has been named Inventor of the Year by the NJ Inventors Hall of Fame for...

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How can Fast ForWord complement speech therapy?

Posted on 25 September 2012

Dr Martha Burns, Speech Pathologist and Neuroscientist, discusses how Fast ForWord cognitive training can complement speech therapy interventions.

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Cognitive training increases dopamine in the brain

Posted on 20 September 2012

Dopamine is a major neurotransmitter or “brain chemical” which is an essential part of the brain’s reward system and has a big effect on...