Learning Games

Learning Games

Learning and education is a continued part of our life journey. For kids, parents and teachers strive to make it fun and challenging. Learning games fits into the area of neuroscience and education as game-based-learning grows in popularity not just in education but in health and business. Psychologists and educationalists understand more about ...

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School is Reaping the Benefits of Brain Training

School is Reaping the Benefits of Brain Training

Dr. Sarah Cassidy from RaiseYourIQ was recently invited to Confey College to address all teaching and ancillary staff to update them on the results of the school deployment of SMART brain training to-date. Confey College was the first second level education school to use SMART brain training on a whole school basis. SMART training was initiall...

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RaiseYourIQ on Lifehack

RaiseYourIQ on Lifehack

As part of our expertise and knowledge relating to brain health, co-founder of RaiseYourIQ and educational psychologist Doctor Sarah Cassidy is now publishing articles on Lifehack. The articles have a general brain health appeal as well as life tips. Dr. Sarah Cassidy is an educational psychologist, behaviour therapist and mother of three. She p...

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Brain Training Helps The Brain To Focus

Brain Training Helps The Brain To Focus

New scientific research proves computer-based brain training exercises significantly improve the brains ability to focus and so learn more. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) about one in 10 school children suffers from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who may carry this into their adult life. Linked to measurable ...

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Brain Training - Science Over Marketing

Brain Training - Science Over Marketing

When discussing brain training, people should not confuse silly marketing claims for bad science. Brain training is probably one of the fastest growing sections in modern psychology. To put this in context, we are talking about the development of low cost software products, apps or games that claim to be able to increase peoples intelligence or ...

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Why Every Child Needs Good Brain Training

Why Every Child Needs Good Brain Training

As a psychologist,educator and researcher into the area of intellectual learning, I believe every child needs brain training as part of their education in schools. Why?. In my experience schools are not equipped to help children reach their intellectual potential. As much as we may like to believe it, schools are not perfect places in which to e...

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Brain Training

Brain Training

If you are considering brain training either as a game or serious intellectual skills course to help your IQ test scores and brain fitness then this article may provide you with information of what exactly brain training is. RaiseYourIQ is the only scientifically proven brain training course to improve mental performance and raise your IQ by 20 ...

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RaiseYourIQ's Doctor Bryan Roche joins Psychology Today Expert Writers

RaiseYourIQ's Doctor Bryan Roche joins Psychology Today Expert Writers

As further evidence of RaiseYourIQ brain training continued engagement in the psychology and education community, our co-founder Doctor Bryan Roche has been invited to become an expert writer on Psychology Today. His blog "IQ Boot Camp" Achieving Your Intellectual Potential is a series of articles on intelligence, brain training, intellectual s...

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Brain Training Free Lessons

Brain Training Free Lessons

Brain training free lessons that can help improve your IQ. At RaiseYourIQ.com we are passionate about improving the intelligence levels of all people so these free brain training teasers are a great introduction for kids or adults to challenging your brain to be smarter and fitter. Download the brain training lesson below, it is completely fre...

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Brain Training Can Nurture The Genius In All Of Us.

Brain Training Can Nurture The Genius In All Of Us.

Brain training can nurture the genius in all of us as the idea that our Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is an inherited trait is fixed for life is a common but mistaken one. Decades of research have now shown that intelligence levels are relatively malleable. More importantly, research carried out by RaiseYourIQ at NUIM university have struck upon ...

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Brain Training For Kids

Brain Training For Kids

SMART Brain Training Teaches Kids How To Learn.

The RaiseYourIQ intellectual skills intervention is called SMART training (Strengthening Mental Abilities with Relational Training). This training is content free. A RaiseYourIQ course does not teach students anything that they can use in their examinations (e.g., how to multiply, the capital of...

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The first SMART brain training school

The first SMART brain training school

RaiseYourIQ.com the leading online brain training and fitness course is happy to announce that Confey College in Leixlip Co. Kildare, Ireland is to be the first school to implement the RaiseYourIQ "SMART" brain health program. The school is rolling out a relational skills training programme, provided by RaiseYourIQ.com to all 700 students as w...

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Falling Literacy and Numeracy Levels

Falling Literacy and Numeracy Levels

As an education company passionate about brain fitness in adults and children we are concerned about falling literacy rates here and in other developed nations. Is there an over reliance in our school system on content based learning. OECD studies have found falling literacy and numeracy rates amongst children across affluent economies like the ...

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Effects of SMART Training on IQ presented at International conference on Teaching Technologies

Effects of SMART Training on IQ presented at International conference on Teaching Technologies

Dr. Sarah Cassidy of RaiseYourIQ recently presented the findings of an Irish school trial of SMART training at the second Association for Behavior Analysis International conference on Innovations in Education: Apps. Games Technology & the Science of Behavior in Chicago.

She reported that a sample of Irish children experienced on IQ rise of ...

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New research into the benefits of SMART training

New research into the benefits of SMART training

RaiseYourIQ presents new research into the benefits of SMART training

RaiseYourIQ presented new research evidence for the benefits of SMART training at the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Ireland Branch, Annual Research Day on May 17th 2013 in St. James's Hospital, Dublin. Dr. Sarah Cassidy presented data in poster form tha...

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Enormous Media and Public Interest in RaiseYourIQ.com

Enormous Media and Public Interest in RaiseYourIQ.com

The recent launch on May 2nd of RaiseYourIQ.com has generated enormous media and public attention in Ireland, where the product was first developed. Our online SMART training product, which is offered as a form of intellectual skills training, has been shown to raise general intelligence as well as help with several intellectual difficulties, a...

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New Book On Relational Skills Launched

New Book On Relational Skills Launched

We are delighted to announce the release of a new book Advances in Relational Frame Theory, by one of our Directors Dr. Bryan Roche.

The book is co-edited with Dr. Simon Dymond of Swansea University. It outlines the growing scientific support for the theory underlying SMART IQ training, which is provided online at RaiseYourIQ.com.
You can rea...

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What can you do when your kid's school's standards are falling?

What can you do when your kid's school's standards are falling?

It is not just a cliché - school standards really are falling all over the Western world. There are many reasons: spending cut backs, increasing class size, obesity, distractions like gaming, TV and computers, as well as increasingly busy parents who spend less time working with their kids on homework. But the effects are all the same - decreasi...

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Raise Your IQ Invited to Attend High Potential Startup Business Event

Raise Your IQ Invited to Attend High Potential Startup Business Event

On Wednesday 6th of March 2013 RaiseYourIQ.com attended the Enterprise Ireland HIgh Potential Startup Showcase in Dublin's Mansion House.
Mr. John Perry T.D. - Minister for Small Business, along with the Julie Sinnamon, Enterprise Ireland Director, Global Business Development, hosted a showcase of High Potential Start Up companies based in Irela...

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IQ Tests are not fair

IQ Tests are not fair

Research conducted by Professor Adrian M. Owen of Western University, Canada, and recently published in the neuroscience journal Neuron, has corroborated many studies that point to the fact that intelligence is made up of several components such as short-term memory, reasoning and language ability. Because we all differ in our skill levels in t...

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Free SMART Download for Parents and Teachers

Free SMART Download for Parents and Teachers

At RaiseYourIQ.com we care about the intelligence levels of the world. That is why we are giving away this free resource that you can use to increase your own intelligence or the intelligence of your kids. This resource will be useful to teachers, parents, and anyone who cares to reach their intellectual potential. The resource is a .pdf file...

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RaiseYourIQ's revolutionary brain training for kids launches to the public

RaiseYourIQ's revolutionary brain training for kids launches to the public

After 10 years in research and development at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, RaiseYourIQ has just released its first public version of its SMART training for kids. The system was developed with the assistance of children of school-going age who tested the product extensively prior to its full release.

SMART stands for stre...

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Breakthrough helping kids with autism and asperger's syndrome

Breakthrough helping kids with autism and asperger's syndrome

Psychologists have long suspected that Autistic and Asperger's children lack what is called "perspective taking". In simple terms, these children lack the ability to imagine what it is like to have someone else's feelings or “perspective” on things and so they appear to lack empathy and live in their "own little world".

Treatments for these c...

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SMART training teaches kids how to learn at school

SMART training teaches kids how to learn at school

SMART training at RaiseYourIQ.com increases kids’ ability to learn and can significantly raise IQ as measured on standard IQ tests. SMART training targets the newly discovered cognitive bases of a wide range of intellectual skills, including reading, writing , and arithmetic.

Numerous scientific papers have now shown that the intellectual skill...

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RaiseYourIQ generates media interest

RaiseYourIQ generates media interest

RaiseYourIQ recently delivered a pitch to national and international investors in the ICT sector on November 28th at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. The pitch involved explaining to investors and newcomers to the ICT sector why RaiseYourIQ is filling an important market niche in delivering scientifically developed brain training methods to children. ...

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Intelligent people are happier

Intelligent people are happier

A new study just published in the very prestigious science journal Psychological Medicine, reports that people in the higher IQ ranges (scores of 120 or more), are happier than those in the lower ranges (scores of 77-99). The researchers from University College London made this discovery following a very large survey of 6870 participants, whose ...

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Brain training games don't work

Brain training games don't work

Brain training games don't work, they might be fun but the paying customer wants more than fun, they want to raise intelligence levels (IQ) to help them in their education,work and life. All those brain training gaming products mentioning the word “brain” and featuring Professors in the logo could not possibly make you Smarter. Your intelligen...

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Idea that intelligence cannot be raised is negative psychology

Idea that intelligence cannot be raised is negative psychology

A modern psychological approach to human intelligence focuses on the exploration of human potential, rather than its limits. This is a positive and progressive approach to understanding and improving the human condition. From a behavioral psychology perspective, IQ tests simply measure the speed and accuracy with which an individual can perfor...

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Are women smarter than men?

Are women smarter than men?

The history of IQ testing has always been politically sensitive. The earliest IQ tests were consciously designed by researchers who believed in gender and race differences in IQ, and so not surprisingly such differences were found until tests were made more culturally fair. But a recent study has found that female IQ scores have risen above me...

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Educational Interventions can Raise Your IQ

Educational Interventions can Raise Your IQ

Many psychologists once believe that IQ is fixed at birth, but that is an outdated position based on ideology as much as on bad science. Mounting evidence has been coming in over the past two decades that your IQ in both kids and adults can rise as a result of increased educational exposure and if people engage in brain training exercises.

The...

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