BrainWise Blog

BrainWise Receives “Service to Science” Award

In January of 2006, BrainWise was notified that it had receive a "Service to Science" award.  This award is supported by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance...

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BrainWise at the University of Pennsylvania

During the 2004-2005 school year, a pilot study of BrainWise was conducted with 34 students at five school sites. Pre and post-tests were conducted with students using the Tower of London-R instrument (to test executive function) and the Stroop test...

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BrainWise and the Kids Brain Conference

In May, Dr. Barry was asked to present on the BrainWise Program at the 5th Annual Kids Brain Conference held at Metropolitan State College in Denver.  Joining her in the presentation was Wendy Cameron, an award-winning Denver Public Schools teacher-and...

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Research Validates BrainWise

During the 2000-2001 school year, an independent evaluation of BrainWise was conducted by OMNI Research and Training, a national firm specializing in the independent assessment of social programs. Its study of the program employed both pre and post test standardized...

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BrainWise in China

In 1997, a delegation of visiting Chinese professors from Kunming Medical College observed BrainWise being taught at Denver's Mi Casa Resource Center for Women and requested a copy of the curriculum and student workbook. Dr. Xiaoliang Li, a professor of...

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