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By Edublox

23

Oct'07

Logical Thinking Exercise (Answers Included)

The relationship between logical thinking and reading is well established in the literature. It has been said that “there is no reading without reasoning,” and even that reading is reasoning. Besides being important for reading comprehension, it has been proven that specific training in logical thinking processes can make people “smarter.”

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30

Sep'07

How to Get Your Letters In Line: Researcher Devises Programme for Dyslexics

A learning method, that has been developed by a South African educationist over the past thirty years, is nowadays helping children all over the world to escape from the debilitating grip of dyslexia.

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30

Sep'07

Hoe om Jou Letters in Gelid te Kry: Navorser Ontwerp Program vir Disleksielyers

'n Leermetode wat oor die afgelope dertig jaar deur 'n Suid-Afrikaanse opvoedkundige navorser ontwikkel is, is deesdae besig om wêreldwyd skoolkinders uit die verlammende greep van disleksie te verlos.

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31

Aug'07

Specially for the Young Ones

They say never make a problem work against you, make it work for you. The therapy with Audiblox teaches children that. Audiblox is a unique development programme aimed at the inculcation of basic skills that look at easy yet effective ways to help children overcome their learning disabilities.

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22

Jul'07

Paediatric Ritalin Use May Affect Developing Brain, Study Suggests

Use of the ADHD drug Ritalin by young children may cause long-term changes in the developing brain, suggests a study of very young rats by a research team at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.

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27

Apr'07

How the Brains of Taxi Drivers Throw New Light on Dyslexia

The idea of a learning disability is deeply rooted in research studies indicating that the brains of people with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, are different from the brains of so-called “normal” people. Such neurological differences, supposedly, are the cause of dyslexia or a learning difficulty. More and more research studies, however, suggest that the cause-effect relationship should be reversed...

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29

Dec'06

Rote Learning Improves Memory In Seniors

A new study offers older adults a simple way to combat memory loss: memorization. Researchers found that seniors who engaged in an intensive period of rote learning followed by an equally long rest period exhibited improved memory and verbal recall.

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16

Oct'06

A New Style of Teaching

Vicky Neighbors has had an interest in education ever since she can remember. She even wrote an essay in seventh grade, "Teaching Exceptional Children," about teaching children with special needs. For example, children who are very intelligent, but have trouble reading.

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11

Sep'06

Forgetful? You May Be Losing More Than Just Your Memory

Older adults who complain their "mind is going" may be losing a part of their brain along with their memory, according to a study published in Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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11

Sep'06

Keep Your Brain Healthy with Antioxidants

Your brain is your greatest asset but it is also your body's most vulnerable organ. It requires constant support from other major organs and is your most susceptible organ to oxidative stress during ageing.

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