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www.LearningRx.com/Chantilly LearningRx helps a wide variety of people unlock their potential. We are more than a tutor or tutoring service. We help children & adults in areas of add, adhd, autism, aspergers, dyslexia & more. Description We change lives through brain training. At the root of LearningRx’s success is a brain training program that has unmatched power to unlock learning potential by effectively addressing the cause behind learning and reading struggles. That cause is unseen cognitive skill weaknesses. The essence of LearningRx is best reflected in the real improvements of our students.

Want to enjoy lifelong brain health? Here are 10 research-based tips. http://buff.ly/1JtPBAG
05/01/2015
Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Brain

Want to enjoy lifelong brain health? Here are 10 research-based tips. http://buff.ly/1JtPBAG

Want to enjoy lifelong brain health? The following behaviors are pulled from existing research on aging from the biological, psychological, social, and gerontological sciences.

New study: Using light, scientists can manipulate mice brain cells, turning fearful memories into happy ones. http://yho...
04/30/2015
Bad Memories Turned to Happy Ones in Mice Brains

New study: Using light, scientists can manipulate mice brain cells, turning fearful memories into happy ones. http://yhoo.it/1xYpMZK

Memories are encoded in groups of neurons that are activated together or in specific patterns, but it is thought that neurons in different brain regions encode different aspects of a memory of an event. They made male mice form fearful memories by giving them painful electrical shocks, or form pleas…

Sign me up! Most of these nap options sound pretty great! How Long to Nap for the Biggest Brain Benefits http://bit.ly/1...
04/29/2015
How Long to Nap for the Biggest Brain Benefits

Sign me up! Most of these nap options sound pretty great! How Long to Nap for the Biggest Brain Benefits http://bit.ly/1F382cM

Taking a nap, we've seen time and again, is like rebooting your brain. But napping may be as much of an art as it is a science. The Wall Street Journal offers recommendations for planning your perfect nap, including how long to nap and when.

There are scientific reasons behind why Facebook is so popular. Guess what they are? http://bit.ly/1FPlEZI
04/29/2015
Why do you keep going back? — LearningRx Blog

There are scientific reasons behind why Facebook is so popular. Guess what they are? http://bit.ly/1FPlEZI

Did you know that 864 million people use Facebook on a daily basis? Or that the time spent on Facebook per user per day is more than twenty minutes? What’s very interesting is that much of the success of Facebook can be attributed to brain chemistry.

Which Will Make Your Child More Successful in School—Smarts or Grit? Develop Both!! — LearningRx Blog http://bit.ly/1xzq...
04/27/2015
Which Will Make Your Child More Successful in School—Smarts or Grit? Even Better, Here’s How...

Which Will Make Your Child More Successful in School—Smarts or Grit? Develop Both!! — LearningRx Blog http://bit.ly/1xzqKLD

Research shows that kids with lots of grit (and less mental ability) are more successful than kids with lots of mental ability (but less grit). In this video, researcher and psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth extols the virtues of grit, saying that “grittier” kids—those who try harder and don’t give…

Relax. Limber up. Eat more ice cream. Discover proven ways to de-stress and simplify your life.  — LearningRx Blog http:...
04/23/2015
One Smart Octogenarian on Slowing Down, Savoring Life (and De-Stressing Your Brain in the...

Relax. Limber up. Eat more ice cream. Discover proven ways to de-stress and simplify your life. — LearningRx Blog http://bit.ly/1G5g4HB

Demands. Deadlines. Delays. Some days the stress of life makes our mental cogs spin so wildly, it can feel like our brains are overheating! In the rapid pace of everyday living, accumulated stress can compromise brain health, but what can we do about it? Perhaps the advice of 85-year-old Nadine S...

Relax. Limber up. Eat more ice cream. Discover proven ways to de-stress and simplify your life.  — LearningRx Blog http:...
04/23/2015
One Smart Octogenarian on Slowing Down, Savoring Life (and De-Stressing Your Brain in the...

Relax. Limber up. Eat more ice cream. Discover proven ways to de-stress and simplify your life. — LearningRx Blog http://bit.ly/1G5g4HB

Demands. Deadlines. Delays. Some days the stress of life makes our mental cogs spin so wildly, it can feel like our brains are overheating! In the rapid pace of everyday living, accumulated stress can compromise brain health, but what can we do about it? Perhaps the advice of 85-year-old Nadine S...

Did you know that gardening is good for your brain? In honor of Earth Day 2015 we want you to know that gardening has lo...
04/22/2015
Gardening Impacts Brain Health Considerably

Did you know that gardening is good for your brain? In honor of Earth Day 2015 we want you to know that gardening has lots of brain benefits, like helping dementia patients feel calmer, relieving depression, and of course helping us eat healthier. Read all about it below. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/08/21/gardening-impacts-brain-health.aspx

A new systematic review shows that gardening can help improve the mental and physical well-being of people with dementia.

04/20/2015
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Recent studies report that too-low levels of vitamin D appear to raise people’s risk for dementia. http://bit.ly/19KXIgR

04/17/2015

Post YOUR guess to our April BrainBuzz Quiz in honor of Autism Awareness Month:

Which of the following statements about Autism is incorrect?

A. About 1% of the world population has autism spectrum disorder
B. Autism prevalence in the United States is estimated at 1 in 68 births
C. Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability
D. It doesn’t cost any more money to educate a student with autism than it does the average student
E. 35% of young adults (ages 19-23) with autism have not had a job or received postgraduate education after leaving high school

Did you know that your own brain chemistry may keep you logging into Facebook? Read the blog post to learn more: http://...
04/16/2015
Why do you keep going back? — LearningRx Blog

Did you know that your own brain chemistry may keep you logging into Facebook? Read the blog post to learn more: http://bit.ly/1FPlEZI

Did you know that 864 million people use Facebook on a daily basis? Or that the time spent on Facebook per user per day is more than twenty minutes? What’s very interesting is that much of the success of Facebook can be attributed to brain chemistry.

Brain representations of social thoughts accurately predict #autism diagnosis -- ScienceDaily http://bit.ly/1DuxcVq
04/14/2015
Brain representations of social thoughts accurately predict autism diagnosis

Brain representations of social thoughts accurately predict #autism diagnosis -- ScienceDaily http://bit.ly/1DuxcVq

Researchers have created brain-reading techniques to use neural representations of social thoughts to predict autism diagnoses with 97 percent accuracy. This establishes the first biologically based diagnostic tool that measures a person's thoughts to detect the disorder that affects many children a…

The Biology of Anxious Temperament May Lie With a Problem in an #Anxiety 'Off Switch' – ScienceDaily http://bit.ly/1bPBC...
04/10/2015
Biology of anxious temperament may lie with a problem in an anxiety 'off switch'

The Biology of Anxious Temperament May Lie With a Problem in an #Anxiety 'Off Switch' – ScienceDaily http://bit.ly/1bPBCeK

Persistent anxiety is one of the most common and distressing symptoms compromising mental health. Most of the research on the neurobiology of anxiety has focused on the generation of increased anxiety, i.e., the processes that “turn on” anxiety. But what if the problem lay with the “off switch” inst…

Here's an interesting fact! Did you know that your nose can remember 50,000 different scents? http://bit.ly/1GJAcOz
03/31/2015
50 Strange But True Facts about Humans

Here's an interesting fact! Did you know that your nose can remember 50,000 different scents? http://bit.ly/1GJAcOz

1. People with higher number of moles tend to live longer than people with lesser number of moles. 2. It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it. 3. When filming summer scenes in winter, actors suck on ice cubes just before the camera rolls – ...read more

03/31/2015

.....And the answer to our March BrainBuzz quiz is:
D. It's physically impossible to lick your elbow!

(Anatomically speaking, it is, but we know there are some rare exceptions to the rule) Thanks to everyone who posted their guess!

Did you know that the big bundle of nerve fibers that connects the left and right cerebral hemisphere is called the “cor...
03/28/2015
Glossary - BrainFacts.org

Did you know that the big bundle of nerve fibers that connects the left and right cerebral hemisphere is called the “corpus callosum”? http://bit.ly/1xBYCkJ

An electrical charge that travels along the axon to the neuron's terminal, where it triggers the release of a neurotransmitter. This occurs when a neuron is activated and temporarily reverses the electrical state of its interior membrane from negative to positive.

03/26/2015

The Buying Brain: Milk, a commonly purchased food staple, is at the back of the store so you need to walk by other merchandise to get it.

03/25/2015

Post YOUR GUESS to our March BrainBuzz Quiz in the comments below:

Which of the following “common myths” is actually true?

A. If you swim right after eating, you will get a cramp and drown.
B. Sugar causes children to be hyperactive.
C. Cracking your knuckles too much will give you arthritis.
D. It’s physically impossible to lick your elbow.
E. Touching a toad will give you warts.
F. Twinkies will last forever.

Did you know the percentage of girls (ages 12-18) and women (19-25) on ADHD medication in Louisiana is nearly double tha...
03/24/2015
DHH head: 'alarming rate' of ADHD medication in Louisiana

Did you know the percentage of girls (ages 12-18) and women (19-25) on ADHD medication in Louisiana is nearly double than the national rate? http://bit.ly/1ImdNG0

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana has an alarming number of children being medicated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, says state Health and Hospitals Secretary Kathy Kliebert. She will hold a free, daylong symposium about the syndrome for parents, teachers,...

03/19/2015

Did you know .. a group of two successive letters with a single-sound phonetic value is called a “digraph”?

Do you feel the love? Here are 8 tips for loving yourself to better health! http://bit.ly/1EkSFMB
03/17/2015
8 Tips For Loving Yourself To Great Health

Do you feel the love? Here are 8 tips for loving yourself to better health! http://bit.ly/1EkSFMB

I am very excited to announce the release of my new book I co-wrote with Ahlea Khadro and Heather Dane titled Loving Yourself to Great Health.  In it, we discuss how mirrors reflect back to us our feelings about ourselves. They clearly show us the areas to be changed if we want to create a loving, f…

Wow. Great article on choosing ebooks for your children that help—rather than hurt—reading comprehension. http://bit.ly/...
03/15/2015
What Types of E-Books Are Best for Young Readers?

Wow. Great article on choosing ebooks for your children that help—rather than hurt—reading comprehension. http://bit.ly/1ExUnPP

Could e-books actually get in the way of reading? In a study looking at students’ use of e-books created with Apple’s iBooks Author software, the Schugars discovered that the young readers often skipped over the text altogether, engaging instead with the books’ interactive visual features.

Hmm. Interesting article on how often Americans are turning to prescription and nonprescription drugs. What do you think...
03/14/2015
19 Statistics About The Drugging Of America That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

Hmm. Interesting article on how often Americans are turning to prescription and nonprescription drugs. What do you think? Are we overdosed as a nation? http://bit.ly/1HvVwFP

The American people are the most drugged people in the history of the planet. Illegal drugs get most of the headlines, but the truth is that the number of Americans that are addicted to legal drugs is far greater than the number of Americans that are addicted to illegal drugs.

We all know that healthy eating is good for your brain. Check out this bad news about the mislabeling of 7 “healthy” foo...
03/13/2015
Top 8 Mislabeled Foods

We all know that healthy eating is good for your brain. Check out this bad news about the mislabeling of 7 “healthy” foods you love. (You won’t believe number 4 about honey!) The good news is that, now that you know about this stuff, you can make better choices that your brain will love! http://bit.ly/1wWt0wl

Learn these top 8 mislabeled and adulterated foods, including "raw" almonds and canned pumpkin, so you can make health choices at the grocery store.

03/11/2015

“The brain is highly structured, but it is also extremely flexible. It’s not a blank slate, but it isn’t written in stone either.” – Alison Gopnik

March 8-14, 2015 is Teen Tech Week and LearningRx wants to share some iPad applications to help students plan, prioritiz...
03/10/2015
iPad Applications to Help Students Plan, Prioritize & Study | LearningRx Media Center

March 8-14, 2015 is Teen Tech Week and LearningRx wants to share some iPad applications to help students plan, prioritize and study: http://bit.ly/1Mmtf5z

Today’s kids are busier than ever and technology often takes a bum rap for its role as a distraction. But there’s a flip side to the coin when it comes to putting things like electronic tablets to work for kids, and many schools are now catching on, even giving out iPads to students as part of the c…

Happy Valentine's Day Mom's and Dad's from our friends at nZone! LearningRx families get a discounted membership rate.  ...
02/06/2015
Parent's Night Out - The nZone

Happy Valentine's Day Mom's and Dad's from our friends at nZone! LearningRx families get a discounted membership rate. Contact us at (703) 657-7563 for more information!

Want a night out on the town or just a few hours to catch up on things? Bring your kids to Parent's Night Out and let us keep them active and entertained.

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