Pets can improve cognitive function. Cognitive function includes reasoning, memory, attention and language. It leads directly to the attainment of information and knowledge. One example of how animals can help with cognitive function is from a pet therapy study. Pet therapy was shown to help preserve and enhance the function of residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities with cognitive impairment. As you can see, adopting a pet can be beneficial.
The secrets to success: preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Students can lose about 2 1/2 months worth of previous grade level understanding in math skills over summer vacation. Learning loss over the summer can be a serious issue, but one that can be avoided.
How can you prevent your child from losing math skills over the summer? Come back here tomorrow.
There is potentially new hope for those with autism and Asperger’s. Researchers are now studying an old drug called rapamycin in clinical trials for a rare genetic condition called tuberous sclerosis complex. This study is drawing attention because the disease often leads to autism. Some have been reported mental advances and dramatic gains from this drug trial.
Check back tomorrow for more on the tuberous sclerosis – autism/Asperger’s connection.
Some research suggests foods like blueberries, tomatoes, broccoli, kale, whole grains, walnuts, flaxseed and pumpkin seeds may enhance your child’s brainpower.
Now that you have seen all the different learning styles, which type of learner are you?
Anyone can memorize things. The important thing is to be able to understand it. We make this happen.
A concussion is a brain injury.
All concussions are serious.
Concussions can occur without loss of consciousness.
Concussions can occur in almost any sport.
Proper treatment of concussions when they first happen can help prevent further injury or death.
Physical health and cognitive health are related. When a student gets their heart to pump more blood from physical exercise, the body ends up sending more oxygen and nutrients to the brain. This can help improve a student’s memory in the long run.
Students with memory issues may use a digital recorder to make voice notes. A notepad can also be used to jot brief notes to jog memory later.