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What are the effects of screentime on children?

How does screen-time effect children? If the screen time involves video games, The WHO (World Health Organization) now has an official diagnoses: Video Game Addiction, aka Internet Gaming Disorder. This is when playing video games interferes with normal daily activities, … Continue reading

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Super Foods for the Growing Brain

Now that the holidays are over and the kiddos back in school, we can get back to a better routine, which, for many, includes getting back to eating a more healthy diet. Eating a better diet is not only good … Continue reading

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How successful are Neurofeedback treatments, and how long do they last?

Here’s a text I just received today: “I wanted to let you know ‘CM’ is doing great! He is a junior (in high school) now. He has a job. He got straight A’s in his regular classes and 2 online … Continue reading

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5 Simple Things Parents Should do with their Infant to Encourage Brain Development

The Infant Brain is a learning machine!  It is exploring its new environment, learning how to manipulate and control their movements, and learning what all these new things mean.  Parents are instrumental in helping the infant brain to develop.  After … Continue reading

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The Problem with Multiple Concussions – Diagnosing CTE

Boston University School of Medicine is heading up 50 medical researchers in a massive 7 year study into the brain disease CTE, or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the brain dysfuction made famous in the movie Concussion.  Typically, CTE can only be … Continue reading

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What’s it Like to Have ADHD

If you are a parent, a teacher or caregiver for a child with ADHD and have ever wondered what it is like to have ADHD, here is a video for you (scroll down to the third video)! If you have … Continue reading

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Stop the ‘Summer Slide’

Many studies show that students who don’t exercise their brains during the summer can lose up to two months worth of valuable, hard-won learning.  This is especially true for students who struggle with ADHD and/or coexisting learning disabilities. (Don’t believe … Continue reading

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Can less homework yield better students?

Recent research has shown that less homework produces healthier students who do better on assessments.  Read the full NY Times article here.

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Brain Healthy Supplements

Want to help your brain today? Give it some extra Vitamin D and Omega 3’s! Why and how much? Click here to finc out. Your brain will thank you!

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Learning 2nd (or 3rd) Language Promotes Brain Health!

Several studies have shown that learning a 2nd language is good for the health of your brain!  In young brains, it helps overall learning, and even helps with emotional maturity!  Learning a 2nd language at any age can help put … Continue reading

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