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Neuroplasticity: a life changing discovery

Neuroplasticity: a life changing discovery

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.

Is working memory training the key to improving intelligence?

Is working memory training the key to improving intelligence?

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 memory training actually improved participants’ fluid intelligence (the ability to adapt to new situations and solve novel problems rather than accumulating knowledge).