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How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility

brain training gamesHow Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility

Cognitive flexibility or conscious mental activities like thinking, remembering, learning and understanding refers to the ability to think about multiple aspects simultaneously. Although the definition can […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:39+00:00 March 13th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Parents, C8Schools, Case Studies|Comments Off on How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility

Harvard University Working Memory Case Study Published

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“Building the Brain’s Air Traffic Control System”: A Harvard University Working Memory Case Study

A recently released Harvard University working memory case study thoroughly and exhaustively investigated the way […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:40+00:00 August 25th, 2014|C8Schools, Case Studies, News|Comments Off on Harvard University Working Memory Case Study Published

Client Profile: Palm Beach County Christa McAuliffe Middle School

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How C8 Sciences is Helping Students with ADHD in the Classroom – Like Those in Palm Beach County’sChrista McAuliffe Middle School – Through its Innovative ACTIVATE Program

Cognitive training has helped children with […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:43+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Case Studies|Comments Off on Client Profile: Palm Beach County Christa McAuliffe Middle School

Harlem, NY: Early identification moves struggling kids into the mainstream.

Difficult Circumstances

Harlem’s Ralph Bunche Elementary School, PS 125, is a neighborhood school serving a student body that is high-poverty (80% participate in the Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program) and diverse (45% African American, 40% Hispanic, 5% Asian, 4% White).  In 2011, just 26% of grade 3 students scored proficient in […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:44+00:00 October 8th, 2012|Case Studies|Comments Off on Harlem, NY: Early identification moves struggling kids into the mainstream.

Reading Scores Increase and Hidden Talents Unveiled in the City

Difficult Circumstances:

Brooklyn’s Elijah Stroud Elementary School, PS 316 is a neighborhood school serving a student body that reflects economic diversity and multi-cultural backgrounds (95% participate in the Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program,, 88% are African American, 7% Hispanic).  In 2011, just 26% of grade 3 students scored proficient in Language […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:45+00:00 July 12th, 2012|Case Studies|Comments Off on Reading Scores Increase and Hidden Talents Unveiled in the City

Students in C8Kids More Likely to See Large Gains on Test Scores

Implementation Setting

Helen Street Elementary School is a neighborhood elementary school in the city of Hamden.  The student body is comprised of 45% African American, 23% white, and 23% Hispanic students – more than half of the students receiving free or reduced-price lunch.  Helen Street is not the lowest performing […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:45+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Case Studies|Comments Off on Students in C8Kids More Likely to See Large Gains on Test Scores

Integrated Brain and Body Exercises Enhance Cognitive Capacities

Implementation Setting:

Twenty-two children (6 to 10 years old, 10 boys) participated in a 4-week program with two 45-minute computer periods and two 45-minute exercise periods each day at the Chinese National Sports University in Beijing after parents provided informed written consent consistent with University procedures. […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:45+00:00 May 23rd, 2012|Case Studies|Comments Off on Integrated Brain and Body Exercises Enhance Cognitive Capacities

Students in C8Kids Double Working Memory, Improve Test Scores

Commitment to Cognitive Skills Development

School leaders in Bristol, Connecticut were willing to test new and innovative ideas in their quest to give all students a solid foundation in the skills they need to be successful in school.   When they learned of the opportunity to pilot C8Kids, a new program designed […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:45+00:00 May 22nd, 2012|Case Studies|Comments Off on Students in C8Kids Double Working Memory, Improve Test Scores

C8 Sciences Program Riveting and “Cool” for Kids in New Haven Reads

New Haven Reads was founded out of one woman’s desire for more literacy in the city of New Haven, Connecticut. In 2001, Christine Alexander started by giving away free books and later added free after-school tutoring. Today, 300-plus New Haven Reads tutors work with over 400 kids during the school […]

By | 2017-10-03T14:23:45+00:00 November 1st, 2011|Case Studies|Comments Off on C8 Sciences Program Riveting and “Cool” for Kids in New Haven Reads