CNY 2020


Dear All, Parents and Students, For Chinese New Year, please note that all our 4 centres will be closed from Saturday 25 January ...

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The brain on Math: boys vs. girls


Historically, many people believed that boys were “naturally” better at math than girls. But a new comprehensive imaging study sh...

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Poverty the biggest stressor for Syrian teen refugees


What is the biggest stressor to a child’s brain? In this study of Syrian teenage refugees, researchers found that current conditi...

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ADHD – human training vs digital training


Not only do children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) frequently struggle with memory and speed of ...

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Denying Death


Our brains are designed to help us survive. That might be why, when it comes to thinking about death, we have a built-in protecti...

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Tutoring versus Brain Training?


Dear Parents, the reality is . . . waiting for your child to “grow out of” learning, reading, or attention difficulties is not re...

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The very hungry brain


The brain uses about 25% of the body’s energy—which is a lot, considering it makes up only 2% of the body’s weight. As it turns o...

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Young people, social media, and scientific research


In the last few years, many researchers have found that using social media can have negative effects on mental health, and shared...

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New brain link to anxiety and OCD


In a new study, researchers have linked anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to the dysfunction of a special type of b...

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