Texas scientists want to apply brain research to middle schools

09/14/2008 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

As young people's brains mature, it's critical for them to learn and practice higher reasoning and critical-thinking skills, say University of Texas at Dallas researchers. Some 98% of teenagers with attention deficit problems who were trained to filter out unimportant details and focus on main concepts improved their overall reasoning skills. The brain-health researchers want to see the program implemented in all Texas middle schools.

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