You’ve heard the old saying “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.”
But the latest research is proving that “old dogs,” particularly of the human variety, can be taught all kinds of tricks – cognitively speaking.
The professionals at LearningRx are using that research to apply their “brain training” techniques not just to young children who may be struggling in school, but also to healthy adults who want an “edge” in the workplace.
The technique also works for older adults who may be concerned with their failing memories.
Unlike tutoring, LearningRx’s brain training techniques actually improve a person’s IQ through building neural pathways to make the brain work faster and more efficiently.
Children who stick with the program for 3-6 months improve dramatically.
Someone with an IQ of a 10-year-old, for example, can improve to an IQ of a 14-year-old in that time.
The LearningRx model is designed to target one or more specific cognitive skills that a client wants to improve.
Clients perform tasks that repeatedly challenge their processing abilities with increasing difficulty.
The repetition and increasing difficulty are based on the old neuroscience adage that “neurons that fire together, wire together.”
In this way, LearningRx helps clients “rewire” their brains.
In the past, these approaches were limited to young children.
Mounting evidence demonstrates that older children, young adults and even seniors can benefit from this type of brain training.
That’s good news for teens working toward improved ACT or SAT scores and adults who may feel they need a “brain boost” to be competitive in their field.
These techniques can also be used for seniors as well as those suffering from traumatic brain injury.
LearningRx techniques help children with ADHD, autism, Asperger’s and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, dyslexia, and reading and processing disorders.
The revelation that physical changes in the brain can and do occur across the entire lifespan provides evidence that supports the use of high quality, effective cognitive training programs like LearningRx.
The good news is that LearningRx strengthens weak cognitive skills so that with the appropriate training general intellectual ability can be measurably improved.
And it’s never too late to get started.