BrainWise Blog

Research on BrainWise Taught to Homeless Men

Marilyn Welsh, PhD, is a professor of psychological sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. An expert in executive functions and a member of the BrainWise Research Team, Marilyn received word that SAGE Open will publish our research on teaching...

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Teaching BrainWise to a Broad Spectrum of Teenagers

School psychologist Karyn Singley Blair, M.S., has been teaching BrainWise to high school students for 15 years.  Her expertise is working with special needs youth, and one-third of her students have IQs under 70. She adapts the lessons to fit...

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Behavioral Economics and BrainWise

University of Chicago professor and economist Richard Thaler, Ph.D., received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for demonstrating that individuals consistently make thinking errors that sabotage their financial decisions. Dr.Thaler says "I try to teach people to make fewer mistakes....

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A BrainWise Teaching Tip: RED FLAG ACTIVITY

TEACHING TIP:  RED FLAG ACTIVITY Please welcome Sarah Hays as a new BrainWise Board Member.  Sarah is a School Prevention Specialist, middle school teacher and BrainWise instructor and trainer. At a recent training of instructors, Sarah offered a fun teaching...

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Large Numbers of College Graduates Unable to Think Critically: BrainWise Needed STAT!

A recent front page story in the Wall Street Journal presented findings from a study that followed 2,322 students at 24 U.S. colleges and universities from the fall of 2005 to the spring of 2009.  After the first two years...

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