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By Edublox

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 Krugersdorp Edublox Randburg Edublox Witbank Edublox Vereeniging Contact Naas Pieters: Tel: (012) 345-6091; Cell: 081-774-0170; Email: [email protected]

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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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25

Apr'05

Diminished Iconic Memory An Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s

The sensory memory for visual stimuli is sometimes known as the iconic memory, the memory for aural stimuli is known as the echoic memory, and that for touch as the haptic memory. In a study on Alzheimer's researchers showed that diminished iconic memory may be an early indicator of an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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06

Apr'05

Television Exposure Associated with Attention Problems in Children

Early television exposure in children ages 1-3 is associated with attention problems at age seven, according to a study from Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle published in Pediatrics. The study revealed that each hour of television watched per day at ages 1-3 increases the risk of attention problems, such as ADHD, by almost 10 percent at age seven.

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11

Feb'05

Dyslexia: The Write Stuff

Who would have thought that sexy Tom Cruise was chastised as a child. But, by his own admission, the Collateral star says it took him years before he was able to speak openly about being dyslexic...

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27

Oct'04

There Are Ways to Beat Dyslexia

Reading and learning work hand in hard and are the two things that determine a child’s school career. Poor reading skills result in poor learning skills. This has become a reality for an alarming number of children.

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20

Sep'03

New Hope for Slow Readers

Despite having adequate intelligence and opportunity, many children show great disparity between their verbal skills and learning ability. These children, often regarded as 'learning disabled', are now being offered new hope...

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24

Jul'02

Kleurblokkies Verbeter Leesprobleme Speel-Speel

OOIT gedink gekleurde blokkies, inkleurpotlode, letters en werkkaarte kan die lewe van derduisende kinders en volwassenes wêreldwyd verbeter? Dít is Audiblox, die opvoedkundige leerprogram wat al sedert die 1980's hoop bring aan mense met leer- en leesprobleme.

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05

Jan'02

Audiblox Pre-school Programme Effective for School Readiness

0% scored a stave of 1 (very weak) compared to 7% of NED children; 0% scored a stave of 2 (weak) compared to 24% of NED children; 32% scored a stave of 3 (average) compared to 38% of NED children; 53% scored a stave of 4 (good) compared to 24% of NED children; and 16% scored a stave of 5 (very good) compared to 7% of NED children. READ MORE...

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