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Ask Susan: Daughter Studies Hard BUT Does Poorly

My 6th grade daughter is an above-average reader, her spelling is good, and she studies very hard for tests and exams. She also starts studying for her tests and exams long before the time. Yet, the results are nearly always disappointing. What can I do to help her?

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Short-Term Memory: Definition, Facts, Studies, Test, Overcoming Deficits

If you have looked up a telephone number in a directory, you already know a great deal about short-term memory. You repeat the number to yourself until you dial, and then you forget it. If the number is busy, you may have to look it up again.

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Ask Susan: Help! My Daughter Is Failing Grade 8!

My daughter, now 14, has never been consistent in her school work. Her work is poor, to say the least – she failed math and English in term one, grade eight, even though she reads anything from massive books to cereal boxes, and loves math...

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Memory Techniques Not the Answer to Memory Challenges

“Children, it's almost time to go home. Please write down your homework, put your books away, and line up at the door.” Sounds simple and straight forward… So why is John already lined up at the door when his books are all over his desk? And where are the materials he needs to take home to do his homework?

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Memory Is Not a Gift. Memory Is a Skill

Advertisers tout supplements. Organic growers push blueberries. But, because memory is a skill and not a gift, for true memory improvement you must train your brain.

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