5 Brain
Questions?

1. What is 5 Brain Abilities Assessment?

The 5 Brain Abilities Assessment is an important process to understand your child’s brain abilities (its strengths and weaknesses) at an early stage as early stage development will help your child to grow up more confident with their learning abilities. A child’s brain needs to be well-balanced in order to realize their full potential. The brain’s weakness is hardly detectable at a young age because the brain is a very smart organ that uses and develops our strengths to compensate for our weaknesses unless the weak brain ability is used greatly or independently. With the need to gauge the brain abilities, we have designed a brain assessment to engage each of the brain abilities separately to assess them in an unbiased manner.

2. When is the best time to start assessing my kids’ brain development?

The optimum time to develop your child’s brain is before the age of 8. As a newborn, the brain weighs about 360g and grows to about 1270g when reaching the age of 7. As the child continues to grow, the brain continually develops before reaching to a normal full grown adult brain that weighs from 1300g to 1400g. So, the best time to start assessing the brain’s abilities would be at the age of 4 to 8 years old as when the brain is consistently developing at that age.

3. Why should I understand my kids’ brain profile?

Understanding of your child’s brain abilities allow early planning to develop each of the ability for a wholesome brain, geared towards success in school. Any education program for your child should focus on improving the weaknesses of your child’s brain abilities. It is good to know the brain’s abilities at the early stage to provide early care and proper intervention to develop the brain.

4. How often should I assess the progress of my kids’ brain development?

We recommend assessing it once a year in order to know the progress of your child’s brain development.

5. What are the 5 major areas of brain abilities?

The 5 major areas of brain abilities are Attention, Cognitive Visual, Memory, Logic Reasoning, and Processing Speed. Examples of these 5 brain abilities:

Attention

  • Able to focus on tasks for an extended period of time
  • Sit through classes and exams until break time or completion
  • Able to absorb information and learn through listening
  • Remain attentive even with distractions

Cognitive Visual

  • See visuals exactly to copy or uses the information correctly
  • Understand concepts or texts through visualisation of information
  • Ability to uncover the co-relationships of charts and diagrams
  • Flexibility in manoeuvring visuals in the mind
  • Able to observe patterns for abstract thinking

Memory

  • Able to remember and retrieve information learnt in class
  • Able to hold information mentally while using it
  • Uses auditory and visual memory to enhance learning

Logical Reasoning

  • Apply reasoning and deduction to drive solutions
  • Ability to think and solve spatial problems that requires high levels
    of conceptual abilities
  • Confident and independent problem-solver

Brain Speed

  • The speed at which the brain does math calculations and
    process information
  • Ability to complete homework quickly and accurately
  • Tendency to work hard now to free up time for enjoyable activities

6. How would development of the brain abilities help improve my kids’ education results?

Strong brain abilities are the foundation for success in life. When children have stronger brain abilities, they are able to understand and retain what have been taught to them easily. As a result, they become more confident, happy and motivated to learn. Their curiosity increases as new information comes to them and they find it enjoyable learning new things. With constant accomplishments, their self-esteem is also nurtured to attempt, instead of escaping from challenges. Hence, this spirals them to higher achievements and in the process stimulates and develops their brain further.
Education results come at the end of each process of learning and brain abilities support the process of learning. Stronger brain abilities make learning seamless for the child without negative stress. Good results are being produced as part of the process of the child having fun!