Neuroplasticity – it’s the single most important change in our understanding of the human brain in 400 years. Dr Norman Doidge has garnered rave reviews for making this concept accessible and understandable to people from all walks of life in his best-seller The Brain That Changes Itself.
Fast ForWord can now be used on both computers and iPads!
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:
“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 for their year level in reading, or even below the national minimum standard, it can be difficult to know how to help them improve. We answer some frequently asked questions about […]
Paula Tallal, Rutgers Board of Governors Professor of Neuroscience, has been named Inventor of the Year by the NJ Inventors Hall of Fame for her work bringing positive change to over 3 million children and adults with the Fast ForWord program.
Article summary and video: This article published by Cornell University summarises the research of Elise Temple, who showed with FMRI that brain activation patterns in those diagnosed with dyslexia can be ‘normalised’, showing that reading can be improved with the right kind of practice.
Neuroscience is helping students learn to read. Breakthroughs in brain science are now enabling teachers to significantly improve the learning capacity and reading skills of their students. Martha Burns explains.