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BrainFutures accelerates adoption of effective applications of brain science advances to maximize human potential. Led by a cross-disciplinary advisory board of experts, BrainFutures fills a critical gap by providing rigorous analysis of practical advances in brain health.

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Every School Should Adopt a Program that Supports Key Executive Function Skills

On September 18, BrainFutures released a report on Brain Fitness and Executive Function: Evidence-Based Interventions that Improve Student Outcomes. The report explains how brain fitness interventions that target executive function skills can play a major role in reducing challenges and increasing positive outcomes for PreK-12 students.

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How Social and Emotional Learning Can Prepare Children and Transform Schools

As more and more students are plagued with chronic stress, learning how to manage and understand emotions are essential to promoting student success in school and future employment.

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How Exposure to Childhood Adversity Can Reduce Cognitive Control and Alter Key Brain Networks

Advances in the understanding of neuroplasticity offer an unprecedented opportunity to profoundly impact students’ academic and social-emotional outcomes through evidence-based “neuro-restorative” interventions.

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