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Activities to Develop Working Memory

We know that executive function is important for predicting future success in children and that executive function is closely linked to self-control – another predictor for future success. One of the executive functions is working memory which can be strengthened with brain exercises. You can also find brain exercises on Lumosity that specifically target workingContinue reading “Activities to Develop Working Memory”

Activities to Develop Executive Functions

If you’ve read any of the following books, you’ll know how important executive function is for predicting a child’s future success in school and life: Nurture Shock Brain Rules for Baby Mind in the Making What are Executive Functions? If you haven’t read any of the above books, you might be wondering what are executiveContinue reading “Activities to Develop Executive Functions”

Brain Training: How Playing Chess Develops the Brain

Chess is stereotypically viewed as the “geek’s” favourite passtime, but with all the benefits that it offers, it’s hard not to wonder why it isn’t a mainstream passtime. We have written about the academic benefits of playing chess previously, but here are 10 major brain benefits of playing chess: It can raise your IQ It helps preventContinue reading “Brain Training: How Playing Chess Develops the Brain”

Apps: Where’s My Water?

On the surface “Where’s My Water?” might seem like another frivolous app that provides lots of entertainment value but nothing else. On closer inspection, this clever app provides lots of fun brain training exercises for children and adults alike. Where’s My Water? is a challenging physics-based puzzler complete with vibrant graphics, intuitive controls, and aContinue reading “Apps: Where’s My Water?”

Brain games: Lumosity adult brain training games – Guide to Lumosity free brain games online and premium brain games

“Brain games: Lumosity adult brain training games” is your guide to free brain games online and premium brain games. Brain games do make a difference in the fitness of your brain. It is never too early to start training our brains and use our potential. Our skills belong to the category of “use it, orContinue reading “Brain games: Lumosity adult brain training games – Guide to Lumosity free brain games online and premium brain games”

Brain Training: Boost memory, maximize mental agility, & awaken your inner genius

ISBN13: 9780756657307 Condition: New Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold! For people of all ages who want to improve their memory, hone learning skills, and boost mental performance in their daily lives, Brain Training is a vibrant collection of visual puzzlesContinue reading “Brain Training: Boost memory, maximize mental agility, & awaken your inner genius”

Brain games: free games for brain training – Cognitive Enhancement with your “natural Nootropic”

Access free Kindle games for brain training. Train your brain, and keep it fit with “Brain games: free games for brain training – Cognitive Enhancement with your natural Nootropic”. “Brain games: freegames for brain training – Cognitive Enhancement with your “natural Nootropic”” is a guide to the advantages of brain training, and to free brainContinue reading “Brain games: free games for brain training – Cognitive Enhancement with your “natural Nootropic””

Brain Quest Smart! game

Kids can win no matter what grade they are in! Contents: 54 cards, tokens and instructions For ages 6-12 (grades 1-6) 2 to 4 players It’s fun to be smart with this fast-paced game! Brain Quest Smart! Game is for grades 1-6 (ages 6-12) 2-4 players. Players win subject letter tokens as rewards for correctContinue reading “Brain Quest Smart! game”

Perfect Memory Training

Perfect Memory Training is essential reading for anyone who wants to strengthen their powers of recall. Written by Dr Fiona McPherson, a psychologist with years of experience in the field, it explains how memories are created and stored, sets out a range of techniques to help you improve these processes, and provides exercises to helpContinue reading “Perfect Memory Training”