TITLE

Go Climb a Tree (to Improve Cognitive Skills)

PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
ASHA Leader;Oct2015, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the findings of a study conducted by researchers from the University of North Florida which reveals that dynamic or proprioceptive activities that require awareness of body orientation and position can help improve cognitive skills. Topics covered include the improvement in the subjects' working memory capacity by as high as 50 percent and sample activities such walking on a barrow beam and navigating around obstacles.
ACCESSION #
110258437

 

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