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High School Brain Training - A Successful Pilot
Date:5/26/2010

At the beginning of 2010, MIND360.com launched a two month pilot session at an Israeli high-school. The participating students played mind360’s brain training games as a creative and fun way to improve their cognitive skills including memory, attention, executive functions, thinking/reasoning and visual perception. The pilot was declared a success, showing an improvement the students' achievements and providing them with learning skills that are useful for a lifetime.

(PRWEB) -- During February-March 2010, MIND360 conducted a pilot session for the students of Reali high-school in Haifa, Israel. 40 participating students trained in a dedicated site, playing MIND360’s engaging brain training games as an enjoyable way to strengthen key cognitive functions, including memory, attention, executive functions, thinking/reasoning and visual perception of the students. MIND360 and the school's mutual aim was to evaluate brain fitness technology contribution for improving the learning skills of students.

Methodology: in this 8 weeks pilot, assessment questionnaires were handed out to both students and teachers participating in the pilot. The students were asked to assess their scores in math, computer science and foreign language, motivation to learn and ability to focus in school. The teachers were asked to give their opinion about each student's abilities, concentration and potential. After the benchmark setting, the same set of questionnaires was handed to both students and teachers in order to examine improvement in the students' studies.

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