Sense About Brain Gym

Brain Gym is a programme of teacher-led physical exercises which are claimed to improve the cognitive abilities of primary school children. These exercises are being taught with pseudoscientific explanations that undermine science teaching and mislead children about how their bodies work.

This briefing looks at a selection of the claims fr om the most recent Brain Gym guide (Teacher’s Edition) and explains why these statements have no basis in scientific evidence.

http://archive.senseaboutscience.org/resources.php/55/sense-about-brain-gym.html

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