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Personality Tests By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. All of our psychological quizzes below are free, and most are based upon scientific research. Personality Test VisualDNA brings a new layer of information to the world of technology that will help bring it closer to the people who use it – making it more enjoyable and relevant. Technology provides businesses with a surfeit of DATA – what and when. However it provides very little in the way of UNDERSTANDING – who did things, and why they did them.

Health and Learning:How to Teach Students About the Brain If we want to empower students, we must show them how they can control their own cognitive and emotional health and their own learning. Teaching students how the brain operates is a huge step. Even young students can learn strategies for priming their brains to learn more efficiently; I know, because I've taught both 5th graders and 7th graders about how their brains learn. I was a practicing neurologist before I became a teacher. Once I entered the classroom and observed how my students learned, the connections between my two professions became clear.

Cognitive Rehabilitation Word Game Quizzes Cognitive rehabilitation can be helped by performing regular cognitive exercises that force the brain to work a little. This simple word game quiz provides just such a workout, but can be done in the non-threatening environment of your home. Since you can download and print the quizzes, they can be used over and over again. Each quiz contains a tracking line if you want to use it to measure progress. For instance, you can take Quiz One as many times as you wish. You can write down your starting time, ending time and the total amount of time it took to complete the quiz.

20 Three-Minute Brain Breaks Wednesday's guest post about why kids need to move from pediatric occupational therapist Loren Shlaes was so popular that I decided to follow it up with a list of Brain Breaks you can use with your students. These are great to use anytime your students are feeling restless and are struggling to pay attention. Most of these will only take a few minutes, and then you can get back to the lesson with your students ready to focus on the lesson at hand.5-4-3-2-1. In this simple game, students stand up and the teacher (or leader) has them do five different movements in descending order. For example the teacher would say: "Do fivejumping jacks, spin around four times, hop on one foot threetimes, walk all the way around the classroom two times, give your neighbor one high-five (pausing in between each task for students to do it).Trading Places Have students stand behind their pushed-in chairs.

wait but why: The Apple Game: How Good a Person Are You? I’d like to introduce you to a game I’ve been playing with friends for years.It’s not a game really—more of an exercise. The purpose is to add a bit more depth to the question, “Are you a good person?” Here’s how it’s played:Treat a person like an apple, with three layers of depth— The idea is to label a person simply as either “good” or “bad” on each of these layers to create an “apple profile”—a quick sizing up of their goodness through and through. More about the three layers: Layer 1) The Apple Skin

Color Psychology by David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Self Diagnosis MyTherapy offers a free subscription that includes: Psychiatric diagnostic assessment Quality of Life assessment Computerized private diary (psychiatric progress note) Computerized graphing of your progress Statistical analysis of your progress Disclaimer We guarantee that no research whatsoever is done with this data, and all information gathered is held in the strictest of confidence. The author of this computer program, Dr.