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6 Key Ingredients of Effective Brain Training

6 Key Ingredients of Effective Brain Training

Not all brain workouts are the same. While board games and brain games may work some cognitive skills, and tutoring helps with specific academic content that was missed the first time, 1-on-1 brain training is quite different. At LearningRx, we start with a Brain Skills Assessment to find out which brain skills—such as memory, attention, logic & reasoning, visual and auditory processing, and processing speed—need to be strengthened. Then we use the results of that assessment to create a tailored program for the client. Over decades of research, we've found that for optimal results, brain training:

1. Must be practiced regularly

2. Should be done in a 1-on-1 setting

3. Needs to be intense

4. Needs to be focused and targeted

5. Needs to be done in a particular sequence

6. Requires immediate and accurate feedback

For more than 35 years, LearningRx has been researching the industry, which has allowed us to modify and improve our programs. We have changed the lives of over 100,000 clients ages 5 to 94 and we have a 9.6 out of 10 client referral rating! 

To learn more about our programs or to schedule a Brain Skills Assessment with your local center, visit