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Auditory processing and reading: the link

Posted on 10 July 2012

How are listening and reading linked? Researchers have asked this question more and more over the past decade. Read on to see what they’ve...

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How much do you know about your brain?

Posted on 8 June 2012

Test your knowledge of brain science with this short quiz.    

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Should children with ADHD be medicated?

Posted on 1 June 2012

In this 2 minute video interview Dr Martha Burns, Speech Pathologist and Neuroscientist, discusses: – Why a parent may or may not decide to...

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Three top tips for parents

Posted on 15 May 2012

Video interview (2 mins): Dr Martha Burns, Speech Pathologist and Neuroscientist, shares her top 3 tips for parents to optimise learning and language development.

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Is the rate of autism increasing?

Posted on 14 May 2012

Is the rate of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) actually increasing? Dr Martha Burns explains in this video interview.

Solving social problems through education

Posted on 11 May 2012

If you like exposé documentaries, Waiting for Superman takes a fascinating look at the apparent crisis that exists in the American education system where...

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Ear infections: don’t let your child suffer in silence

Posted on 8 May 2012

At any one time it is estimated that 30% of Australian children are suffering from an ear infection and it is the most common...

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Robyn’s story – overcoming lifelong learning difficulties

Posted on 13 April 2012

Robyn grew up with learning difficulties that were not identified or treated until she was an adult. Listen to her story and how her...

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Brain Awareness Week: How much sleep do kids really need?

Posted on 15 March 2012

Researchers have found that sleep is critical for vital cognitive skills, particularly forming long-term memories. In addition, just a small amount of sleep deprivation...

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Brain Awareness Week: Food for thought

Posted on 13 March 2012

We all know the importance of healthy eating for weight management and overall health but scientists are beginning to understand how diet also influences...