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 Are you interested in trends in learning, learning technology, education, neuroscience, or treatments for learning difficulties – including auditory processing disorder, dyslexia, attention, autism and others? Do you have students you want to help achieve more from their education?

Find out what’s happening on these and other topics related to neuroscience and learning via “Our Free Resources” and the Neuron Learning “Blog“.

Professional Development for Teachers

You choose either a 3 hour session or a condensed 1 hour session. Onsite and Online options available.
Presenters include specialists in education, neuroscience, learning difficulties, and behaviour.

Conferences

Educating with Neuroscience 2019 Visionary Conference

The next Visionary Conference will be held in March 2019

Be the first to see the Next Generation of Fast ForWord exercises! Plus, learn the latest neuroscience research on the brain and learning.

This year’s conference coincides with the Brain Changers Conference, which offers you even more sessions to choose from!

This course is offered for up to 1.7 ASHA (American Speech and Hearing Association ) CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Learn more by contacting us here.

Webinars

Neuron Learning hosts live webinars periodically

All upcoming live webinars will be detailed here so please check back again soon.

In the meantime please let us know what topics you would like covered in future webinars, by completing the form.

You might like to listen to our past webinars here.

Neuroscience in the News

The world’s most detailed scan of the brain’s internal wiring has been produced by scientists at Cardiff University

The MRI machine reveals the fibres which carry all the brain’s thought processes.

Doctors hope it will help increase understanding of a range of neurological disorders and could be used instead of invasive biopsies.

Giving your Brain a Workout – BrainHQ on The Today Show with Dr Merzenich

This brain fitness program could be a game-changer. A major study has pinpointed a brain fitness program that can actually fight the symptoms of aging. BrainHQ boasts a series of mental exercises that you do for about an hour a day, all designed by scientists to turn back the clock. Duration 4.08mins.

New Insights into How Brains Develop

Researchers at UC San Francisco have discovered a previously unknown mass migration of inhibitory neurons into the brain’s frontal cortex during the first few months after birth, revealing a stage of brain development that had previously gone unrecognised. Duration 1.06mins.

Channel 7 Sunrise Interview

See Dr Martha Burns and Cameron, a Fast ForWord user, being interviewed on the Channel 7 Sunrise morning show.

2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience Awarded to
Michael M. Merzenich, Carla J. Shatz & Eve Marder

Contrary to longstanding assumptions that the brain was “hard-wired,” these three neuroscientists showed, beginning in the 1980s, that the experiences people have — and even the thoughts they think — can act back on the physical structure of the brain to change it. Read more here.

For the Third Consecutive Year Fast ForWord is Named Top Product Winner by District Administration Magazine Readers

District Administration magazine, one of the Unitied State’s top providers of news and information for K-12 school district leaders, has named the Fast ForWord® and Reading Assistant™ programs from Scientific Learning Corp. as 2016 Readers’ Choice Top Products award winners.

The winners were selected by the magazine’s editors from among hundreds of nominations received from the magazine’s readers – K-12 education administrators and leaders – for products they believe are helping school districts excel.

Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant Online Reading Interventions Win THE Journal Readers’ Choice Awards

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School educators and staff who work in schools have once again praised the effectiveness of Fast ForWord & Reading Assistant by honoring each with an award in the annual THE Journal Readers’ Choice Awards. November, 2016.