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By Edublox

02

Dec'11

Eating Fish Reduces Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

People who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study presented November 30 at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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30

Nov'11

Brain’s ‘Visual Dictionary’ Enables Skilled Readers to Identify Words Faster

Skilled readers can recognize words at lightning fast speed when they read because the word has been placed in a sort of visual dictionary, say Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) neuroscientists. The visual dictionary idea rebuts the theory that our brain “sounds out” words each time we see them.

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24

Nov'11

Learning Disability Specialists Reach Out to Hout Bay Children

The ability to learn is a crucial life skill that many people take for granted as it is such a natural part of daily life. Unfortunately more than 20% of South Africans are faced with learning disabilities.

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09

Oct'11

Geletterdheid in Suid-Afrika ‘n Krisis

Skokresultate toon dat Suid-Afrikaanse leerders konstant onderpresteer en nie net onder die swakste ter wêreld gereken word nie, maar ook onder die swakste in Afrika.

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15

Aug'11

Learning Clinic Visits Local School for Mandela Day

DE DEUR - Vaal Triangle Edublox Reading and Learning Clinic visited De Deur Primary School in Meyerton on July 18. The initiative was inspired by the 67 minutes for Nelson Mandela Campaign.

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30

Jul'11

How the Brain Keeps Track of What We’re Doing

"Working memory" is what we have to keep track of things moment to moment: driving on a highway and focusing on the vehicles around us, then forgetting them as we move on; remembering all the names at the dinner party while conversing with one person about her job.

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29

Jul'11

Studies Show Edublox Increases IQ Scores

The group who did Edublox were tutored simultaneously for 27.5 hours between April and August of that year, and showed an increase of 11.625 in non-verbal IQ scores, from an average of 101.125 to an average of 112.75. The group who did not receive cognitive training showed an increase of 4.625, from an average of 104.25 to an average of 108.875.

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27

Apr'11

The Myth of Multitasking

The discovery in 2007 of a 'bottleneck in the brain' finally confirmed what many men had suspected for a long time, namely that no one — not even a woman — can do two things at once! The myth of multitasking was laid to rest.

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15

Feb'11

TV Interview, WKYC: Cognitive Skills

Educational specialist Dr Lee DeLorge explains what cognitive skills are and how the Edublox method strengthens a child's cognitive skills. The programme was broadcast in February 2011 on WKYC, a television station located in Cleveland, Ohio.

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01

Jan'11

Audiblox — Review in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

If you have a child or work with a child with a learning disability, then you know the challenges they face every day. Learning does not always come naturally to them, and they can fall behind in school... This review of an Edublox home programme appeared in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine in the USA in February 2012.

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