Category: Brain Training

January 2 was National Personal Trainer Awareness Day

LearningRx is Like a Personal Trainer—For Your Brain!
January 2 was National Personal Trainer Awareness Day, and while you probably know the benefits of working with a personal trainer to reach your fitness goals, you may not understand just how similar it is to working with a personal brain trainer in terms of results. Check out our article on “3 Reasons to Work with a Personal Brain Trainer” to find out how it’s different than tutoring, group brain training, or brain training apps.
How is brain training different? Find out here:

Build Your Brain Skills in 2019 With the S.M.A.R.T. Approach

 

Using Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-related goals

It’s possible for anyone to work on their cognitive skills—such as memory, auditory and visual processing, logic & reasoning, attention, and processing speed. Read some of our tips, such as how to use mnemonics to remember your grocery list and more that will help strengthen your brain skills in 2019. Learn more here:

Tips on building S.M.A.R.T. brain skills

7 Tips to Avoid the Holiday Brain Drain

 

Keep Your Child’s Brain Strong When School is Out of Session

You may have heard about the “Summer Slide.” It’s how teachers refer to the significant decrease in material retention that requires them to spend an average of four to six weeks re-teaching materials in the fall. But even a two-week holiday break can put a serious dent in learning. To keep your child’s brain strong when school is out of session, consider these tips: https://media.learningrx.com/learningrx-reviews-7-tips-to-avoid-the-holiday-brain-drain/

 

 

10 Myths About Learning Disabilities (and Why They’re False)

It’s not your fault. You’ve taken the advice of well-meaning experts, Googled a few topics, and heard that tutoring helped your neighbor’s daughter after she missed two weeks of school due to appendicitis. And you’re not alone. The myths you’ve believed about learning disabilities have been around for years (with no ill intent!) because we didn’t know better! But now, thanks to advances in science, cognitive remediation programs, and genetic research, we understand more than we ever have about the intricacies of the brain and learning. Here are 10 of the more common myths surrounding learning disabilities and why we now know they’re false.

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