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May 6, 2010
… as a guiding character in the game), released in 2005 a title known on PAL territories as Brain Training: How Old is Your Brain? Latest available data indicate that the game and its sequel together have sold a staggering 33 million copies worldwide.
The effectiveness of brain training exercises has had a lot of press recently, after a large study indicated that any improvements in cognitive functioning apply only to the specific exercises practiced. Aside from this longstanding …
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May 17, 2010
… use of working memory, executive function and attention. The effect of the therapy is based on training the neurocognitive functions that have deteriorated because of the mental illness. Cognitive remediation therapies can also include a metacognitive aspect through verbalizing and becoming aware of thought processes involved in completing the exercises.
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In addition to its specific therapeutic benefits, cognitive remediation therapy provides the mind with …
March 23, 2010
… of service from behind the scenes.
With the support of the right platform and some very basic training she could easily grade compositions, review registers and help improve teaching material. And this kind of support could be useful not just for her colleagues at the local school, but for teachers in schools spread all over the country.
Until now, finding a happy medium has been difficult. Even if you can reduce hours or responsibilities, often in practice this means working the same …
December 10, 2009
I read a newspaper story about creativity training recently. In it a creativity consultant boasted that by doing his course you could increase your creativity exponentially. I wondered: is this true? Can creativity really be trained?
Creative thinking is characterized by openness and vigilance. It requires the ability and the desire to question accepted truths. Creative people are suspicious of ready models and routines. They …