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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...

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The role of sleep in childhood brain development

Posted on 6 September 2012

Getting enough sleep is essential for children – and not just to give parents a bit of peace and quiet! The human brain continues...

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Lasting benefits for elderly Fast ForWord participants

Posted on 24 August 2012

A new study led by Professor Elzbieta Szelag in Warsaw, Poland found that elderly subjects who underwent Fast ForWord training improved not only the...

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Neuroscience-based programs – what are they?

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How can we enhance attention and engagement? How can we develop reading fluency? How can we improve working memory?

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Webinar – Reading English as a Second Language: Some Challenges and Solutions

Posted on 13 August 2012

Presenter: Dr Virginia Mann, a psychologist specialising in the study of how we learn to read, particularly in the area of English as a...

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Dyslexia and the brain: research shows that reading ability can be improved

Posted on 30 July 2012

Article summary and video: This article published by Cornell University summarises the research of Elise Temple, who showed with FMRI that brain activation patterns...

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Diet & learning – 3 things children need for good brain development

Posted on 17 July 2012

Watch this 4 minute video interview and learn which foods are really important for brain development, how we may be excluding them from our...