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Brain Training Online for Kids

Brain training online for kids and students is fast becoming the recognised method as the best way to challenge their brains to work harder at subjects like math,science or reading while improving memory and IQ. In the internet of eveything, data and information overload can expose a childs brain to more demands than even before. The education system does not address the need to teach students how to learn and acquire knowledge easier.

Brain training online as a weekly routine will…

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Added by Brian Connell on January 13, 2015 at 2:36am — No Comments

How to Increase Intelligence

Children and adults can increase or improve intelligence and science supports the fact that there are no factors imposed by biology or birth that constrains intelligence gains over ones life. Psychologists at NUIM University have shown with published research that IQ can be raised (see Cassidy, Roche & Hayes, 2011) and that the IQ increases have a permanent effect (Roche, Cassidy &Stewart, 2013). Memory is also an essential part of the brains intellectual functioning and that this…

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Added by Brian Connell on December 5, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Game Based Learning in Schools

The use of “Game Based Learning” in schools and the classroom by teachers can have a measurable effect on teaching methods and student success in subjects like math, science, reading and languages. In the modern education system game based learning and brain training solutions have the potential to bolster teaching methods while educational games in the classroom are fast proving an invaluable tool to connect and engage students. Games in the classroom in any form have shown to increase…

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Added by Brian Connell on November 20, 2014 at 12:20pm — No Comments

RaiseYourIQ Launches FREE Brain Training Software to Schools

RaiseYourIQ has announced is it offering its SMART brain training software for free to schools and teachers. Any school can now sign up and get free licenses to what RaiseYourIQ calls “Intervention based Intellectual skills training”.

Following 2 years working with teachers and schools, RaiseYourIQ published studies show that students, who complete the SMART brain training course which is based on research into “Relational Skills”, will significantly raise their IQ (10-20 on…

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Added by Brian Connell on November 6, 2014 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Brain training can help with math and reading

A recent article in The Conversation by Emma Blakey addressed a widespread concern about exaggerated claims made by developers of brain training products.

Blakey correctly pointed out that the evidence for the effects of brain training on children’s performance at school is weak. But there is a real danger that such articles can swing public opinion too far in one direction. The…

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Added by Brian Connell on October 23, 2014 at 4:47am — No Comments

Brain Training Free Download

Brain training free download with some brain exercises that are fun and is a first step to helping a child improve thier intelligence. RaiseYourIQ.com are passionate about improving the intelligence levels of all children in education and these simple brain training exercises are a great introduction for kids to challenge the brain to be smarter and fitter. Anyone can download the brain training lesson, they are 100% free, no email or sign up required and we hope these lessons will be useful…

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Added by Brian Connell on October 22, 2014 at 7:26am — No Comments

Brain Training

Schools, teachers and kids now see brain training as a serious intellectual skills course to help improve intelligence (as measured in IQ test scores) and brain fitness.





So What Is Brain Training?



RaiseYourIQ believes that brain training is about teaching people to learn. So brain training is a learning method to enhance anyone's ability to learn…

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Added by Brian Connell on September 24, 2014 at 4:52am — No Comments

Brain training for Children

Parents and teachers ask our psychologists is brain training suitable for children and students to help improve their IQ or to assist them in their education. The idea that our Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is an inherited trait that is fixed for life is a mistaken one.

In the context of mainstream education, a recent study conducted in Norway by Christian…

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Added by Brian Connell on September 11, 2014 at 3:38am — No Comments

The Science Behind Brain Training

Brain training is a fantastic educational tool for kids and schools, however of late some articles are calling into question its validity. When we talk about brain training, we should not confuse silly marketing claims for bad science. Brain training is probably one of the fastest growing sections in modern psychology. The brain training industry (development of software products, apps or games that claim to be able to increase peoples intelligence or IQ), something that some psychologists…

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Added by Brian Connell on September 10, 2014 at 6:38am — No Comments

School is Reaping the Benefits of Brain Training

Dr. Sarah Cassidy from RaiseYourIQ was recently invited to Confey College to address all teaching and ancillary staff to update them on the results of the school deployment of SMART brain training to-date. Confey College was the first second level education school to use SMART brain training on a whole school basis. SMART training was initially rolled out to four student groups (122 students) and will now be rolled out to the remaining 28 student groups comprising approximately another 700…

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Added by Brian Connell on September 9, 2014 at 9:01am — No Comments

Brain Training To Nurture The Genius Within

The idea that our Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is an inherited trait that is fixed for life is a common but mistaken one.  Decades of research have now shown that intelligence levels are relatively malleable.  More importantly, research at NUIM university have struck upon what appears to be a set of basic building blocks of intellectual development.  They have also devised a method for teaching these basic skills and have digitized this training online for use by individuals and schools via a…

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Added by Brian Connell on August 12, 2014 at 4:01am — No Comments

Brain training revolution in education

RaiseYourIQ is an online brain training and brain fitness course for children through to adults. The RaiseYourIQ “SMART” brain health course is the result of over 10 years in research and development by Dr. Bryan Roche and Dr. Sarah Cassidy at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. RaiseYourIQ has just released new modules to the SMART course. The new modules were developed with the assistance of a cross section of children and adults who tested the…

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Added by Brian Connell on July 1, 2014 at 9:06am — No Comments

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