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Kids sought for brain study of math skills

Using MRIs, Stanford researchers to probe brain science of math ability

Neuroscientists at Stanford University are seeking second- and third-grade children for a study of how math skills develop in kids -- with and without math difficulties -- as a result of math tutoring.

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Posted by ajish
a resident of College Terrace
on Nov 19, 2010 at 6:59 am

Excellent point, to highlight that "brain study". More and more brain research supports the idea that our brain functioning can improve no matter our age, with the adoption of appropriate lifestyle and tools, and that doing so can help build our cognitive reserves and protect our brains against decline and even Alzheimer´s symptoms. I recommend checking out sharpbrains.com for a lot of good stuff on lifelong cognitive health and brain fitness, including this nice checklist to evaluate "brain training" products and claims: Web Link

Ajish


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