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Brain games for focus
June 4, 2017

Brain games for focus

For an educational tool to be effective, it needs to draw from evidence-based brain science. Brain Games had already proven effective in strengthening the essential skills of focus, memory, and self-control — and we designed this version to amplify the cognitive benefits of helping kids learn how to “think about their thinking.” Designed for classrooms For an…

Focus skills
March 6, 2017

Focus skills

How does Focus work? Focus is one of the most important thinking skills for academic success, as it helps kids begin tasks without procrastinating, maintain their attention in the presence of distractions, and continue tasks through to completion. Focus is very helpful when children are engaged in activities that require sustained practice in order to improve…

Increase focus Naturally
June 1, 2017

Increase focus Naturally

You re late to work (again), behind on a project, or can t remember the action points from the last meeting. If you re one of the roughly 10 million U.S. adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it can be a constant challenge to stay on task. Anthony Rostain, M.D., professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School…

How to remain focused on your goals?
December 24, 2016

How to remain focused on your goals?

Do you struggle with reaching your goals? The reality is that most people do struggle. When you set goals for yourself, you undoubtedly have the very best of intentions. You want to succeed with your goals and reap the many benefits that come with making successful and important changes in your life. However, there is something that you may fail to account for…

Help with focusing
April 14, 2017

Help with focusing

I want to share something really simple (but powerful) with you. It s a little reminder that has saved my butt and helped me truly focus, time and time again. This reminder has helped me with the big-picture stuff (juggling multiple projects and priorities) Super simple, right? Here s why it s so powerful. This Russian proverb helps you easily visualize the…

Learning to focus better
May 5, 2017

Learning to focus better

Ever get really stuck on something while studying? It happens to the best of us from time to time. When we hit that point, it can be difficult to know what to do next. There tend to be two camps in learning experts: those who advise giving your full concentration to a subject and pushing through, and those that suggest embracing the distraction. As it turns out…

How to learn to focus?
January 5, 2017

How to learn to focus?

Next time you are sitting in a meeting, take a look around. The odds are high that you will see your colleagues checking screens, texting, and emailing while someone is talking or making a presentation. Many of us are proud of our prowess in multitasking, and wear it like a badge of honor. Multitasking may help us check off more things on our to-do lists. But…

How to stay mentally focused?
July 16, 2017

How to stay mentally focused?

Ever have a day like this? One minute you re prepping for your next status meeting. The next, an urgent email pops up and you begin replying-and before you can hit send a co-worker alarms you with an instant message demanding your immediate attention to put out a fire. One study by McKinsey found that unnecessary workplace interruptions are costly, with high-skill…

Meditation to improve focus
July 7, 2017

Meditation to improve focus

A few quick tips for our young buds to make their parents and teachers proud with good grades. Meditation is the secret to boosting concentration power and memory in studies. It’s the history period in class. Your textbook is open right in front of you. You are looking at it without reading a word. The teacher seems to be drilling some foreign language into your…

more focus on
June 13, 2017

more focus on

The nation is unlikely to meet its ambitious college-completion goals unless remedial-education reformers spend more time examining the nonacademic factors that hold students back, according to a report being released on Wednesday by the National Center for Developmental Education. Much of the focus of current reform efforts is on reducing the amount of time…

Hard time focusing
May 29, 2017

Hard time focusing

Tim Robberts / Getty Images I’m sitting at my desk, researching an article on how to stay focused at work. As I open up a PubMed study, I realize I have 87 emails in my inbox. Then the buzzer rings — Greatist’s monthly supply of pistachios has arrived. I get up to answer the door right as my mom texts me. I answer the door, put away the nuts, text my mom back…

how to stay focussed
May 14, 2017

how to stay focussed

Steps Method 1 Getting Organized Keep an organized space. Whether you re doing work in your office or studying at home, having a clean space can help you focus and get your work done with much more concentration. Remove anything that can distract you from your work and isn t relevant to the task. Clean off your desk to include only the things you need to work…

ways to focus on reading
July 22, 2017

ways to focus on reading

I suppose you mean kind of scientific article since you mention numbers, charts, headings, etc. Or at least follow the same structure. I used to had the same problem when I was reading a significant amount of them for my thesis. The problem here is (correct me if I m wrong) [description of my experience]: Grab the article, you pay attention to the title. Try…

Tips to focus on studying
May 26, 2017

Tips to focus on studying

A few months after arriving in Australia to start my Masters, I was met with my first tough challenge. I’d already got a student job and the burden of studies on my lousy shoulders was proving a little too much to handle. However, I was still doing reasonably well; flicking through piles of notes, skimming two or three books at a time and preparing rather slowly…

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