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New Research points to real-world benefits of playing brain-training games... possibly linked to increased attendance

Fri, Jun 09, 2017 @ 01:32 PM Posted by Kidsfit Blog Design 0 Comments

DAN HURLEY Whether computerized games designed by psychologists and neuroscientists can literally make people smarter has been hotly debated by scientists, with a small but outspoken cadre of skeptics demanding stronger proof. Now two new studies have found the kind of real-world benefits from the b...

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Topics: attendance, brain training, GAMES, better brain, kids brain

How Children Develop a SENSE OF HUMOR!

Wed, May 03, 2017 @ 09:57 AM Posted by Kidsfit Blog Design 0 Comments

Paige Davis Lecturer of Psychology, University of Huddersfield  Try a pun or some sarcasm on a toddler and you’re likely to draw a blank stare. Babies can be even harder to impress – ignoring your best clown impressions while laughing at some completely random event. Of course, children aren’t compl...

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Topics: child development, focusing on the whole child, kids brain, developing brain

The Effects of Active Play

Mon, Oct 27, 2014 @ 01:49 PM Posted by Kidsfit Blog Design 0 Comments

Oftentimes, when parents leave their children at school or at daycare, they think their children will be able to run around and play to their heart’s content so they can be calm once picked up. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case.

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Topics: Youth Fitness, Metacognition, fit, in-shape, fitness for kids, Toddler fitness, BRAIN, LEARNING, fitness and the brain, Active Play, Kids Fitness, Benefits of exercise, FITNESS, KIDS, better brain, kids brain, sitting, health