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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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01

Apr'06

Audiblox: Little Blocks Make a Big Difference

The program is especially beneficial for kids with learning difficulties, especially dyslexia, attention deficit disorders, and auditory, visual, or central processing problems. Parents of students with other disabilities may also want to check into the program to see if it might benefit their student as well.

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26

Jan'06

Use Your Brain, Halve Your Risk of Dementia

Dementia is the loss of mental abilities and most commonly occurs late in life. Research from the School of Psychiatry at UNSW, led by Dr. Michael Valenzuela, showed that people who kept their brains active, for example, through work, leisure activities, or brain training, had half the risk of suffering dementia.

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06

Jan'06

Edublox Franchises for Sale

Edublox Witbank: Please contact Alida Smit for more information. Email: [email protected] / Cell: 082-949-2461 Edublox Randburg:  Please contact Monique van Heerden for …

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21

Jun'05

Studies Show Dyslexia Impairs Driving

Dyslexia can affect one in many areas of your life, and driving a car is one of them. Dyslexia can impair a driver's reactions as much as a moderate drinking session. That is the conclusion of a small study which compared how quickly dyslexic and non-dyslexic drivers react to traffic signs.

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