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Is working memory training the key to improving intelligence?

Posted on 4 November 2015

In 2008, psychologist Susanne Jaeggi conducted a ground-breaking research study; contrary to the long-held belief that one’s intelligence was fixed, Jaeggi’s research showed evidence that working...

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Three steps for preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on 30 October 2014

Last night, Channel 10’s The Project featured a segment on Alzheimer’s Disease. Part of the story highlighted a three pronged approach for preventing Alzheimer’s:

The 2014 NAPLAN results are here: what you need to know

Posted on 18 September 2014

“I had some idea, but the results knocked me. I didn’t realise they would be that low”. If your child is performing below expectations...

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Stop your child going backwards during the school holidays

Posted on 16 October 2013

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

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New Neuroscience & Learning Webinars

Posted on 12 September 2013

Webinars are a great way to keep up to date with the latest research, wherever you are. Sonic Learning is excited to announce three...

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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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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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Neuroscience-based programs – what are they?

Posted on 24 August 2012

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