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5 Ways to Help Your Child Get Better at Math

Has your child ever come home from school and told you they are bad at math? Considering it is such an important subject area at school, there are a great many children growing up believing they can’t do it, and once that belief becomes ingrained it’s hard to get past it. The easy answer is […]

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5 Best Foods to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Maintaining a healthy diet can be beneficial not only for your body, but also for your mind. In fact, some foods have been proven to boost cognition and improve memory. As such, they can be helpful for students preparing for exams or aging people seeking to prevent memory loss.

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Logical Thinking Exercise with Numbers

Challenging and enjoyable logical thinking exercises that can be done in conjuntion with Edublox's Development Tutor and Reading Tutor.

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How to Overcome Emotional Eating

Emotional eating refers to consuming food and beverages for reasons other than true hunger. Eating emotionally is usually a response to stress or serves as a way to avoid dealing with anxiety-provoking issues.

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Ask Susan: Help for Severe Dyslexia

What are the symptoms and causes of severe dyslexia, and could interventions based on fundamental learning principles enable children with severe dyslexia to learn read?

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Study: Rapid Naming Not Part of the Phonological Deficit in Poor Readers

Rapid naming refers to the speed with which the names of symbols (letters, numbers, colors, or pictured objects) can be retrieved from long-term memory...

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Poor Short-term Memory: A Core Deficit in Dyslexia

A study shows that adults with dyslexia present a deficit in core verbal short-term memory processes, a deficit which cannot be accounted for by the language processing difficulties that characterize dyslexia.

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Our Ability to Focus May Falter After Eating One Meal High in Saturated Fat

Fatty food may feel like a friend during troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate.

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‘Sans Forgetica’ Font Does Not Boost Memory As Claimed

The Sans Forgetica font has received much press coverage, after researchers in Australia claimed they had designed a new font that would boost memory by making information that appeared in the new font feel more difficult to read -- and therefore remembered better.

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Boost Your Brain with an Afternoon Nap

The Spanish might have been onto something with their famous afternoon siesta. According to research from the University of California, Berkeley, an afternoon nap can boost your brainpower.

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5 Brain Myths Busted

After thousands of years of studying and treating every aspect of the brain, there are still many facets that remain mysterious. And because the brain is so complex, we tend to simplify information about how it works in order to make it more understandable. Both of these things put together have resulted in many myths about the brain. Let's look at 5 myths that have been circulating about the brain.

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Battling Your Kids’ Video Game Addictions: Tips for Parents

Many parents understand the importance of limiting their children's exposure to video games as well as purely entertaining forms of play in order to make time for more educational experiences. This article contains advice for how to limit game time and enhance learning in the home.

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