Category: Cognitive skills
With advances in technology and medicine, our understanding of the brain—and how to study it, improve it, and even fix it—is expanding. From ADHD and TBI to concussions and Alzheimer’s, find out the 8 biggest brain-related breakthroughs we witnessed in 2018.
See what the 8 breakthroughs are: https://media.learningrx.com/the-8-biggest-brain-breakthroughs-of-2018/
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:
2018 Smart Mom’s Toy Box
Choosing Toys that Build Cognitive Skills
Buying toys for your kids isn’t as simple as it used to be. Many of today’s children and teens are adding the newest smartphones, high-tech gadgets, and video games to their lists faster than you can swipe your credit card. So for many of you parents, buying toys can feel like you are simply stockpiling more useless junk that will sit in the toybox until it’s time to gather pieces for donations.
LearningRx has put together its annual list of brain-building games for the 2018 Smart Mom’s Toy Box. These pieces have been named best in class because kids love them and they build cognitive skills. Best of all, they’re all under $30 on Amazon.com! Read the list HERE.
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.