Socioeconomic Status and Brain Development

Brains, Schools, and a Vicious Cycle of Poverty Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2015, Alison Gopnik

Study links brain anatomy, academic achievement, and family income MIT News Office, April 17, 2015, Anne Trafton

Cognitive Skill Instruction for Children

Calisthenics for a child's mind Scientific American Mind, May/June 2013, Ingrid Wickelgren

Calisthenics For the Mind Interview for WBUR Radio Boston, July 23, 2013

New Research: $13 Christmas gifts = 13 point gain in kids' IQ Newsweek Blog, December 10, 2009, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

Reasoning Instruction for Adults

Reasoning Training Increases Brain Connectivity Associated with High-Level Cognition Scientific American Mind Blog, March 18, 2013, Scott Barry Kaufman

Practice Makes Perfect California Magazine, Winter 2012, Jaime Alfaro

Study Shows Why Lawyers Are So Smart Wall Street Journal, August 28, 2012, Sam Favate

Research shows studying for the LSAT can change brain The Daily Californian, August 23, 2012, Sarah Burns