Amanda Moritz-Saladino

Amanda is the social marketing manager at Brainscape. She writes for the blog, reaches out to existing and future Brainscape users online, and keeps coming up with reasons why Brainscape is the best learning tool ever. Born and raised in and around Cambridge, Massachusetts, Amanda stayed in the area to receive her bachelor's from MIT in Brain and Cognitives Sciences with a humanities concentration in writing. Anytime of day you'll be able to find Amanda eating food and candy, walking around her new city, and hanging out at the Brainscape office, obviously! Follow her @aemoritz

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Are you enjoying this app?  Your classmates should be too!  Brainscape now offers a "class license" feature where you and your classmates can (1) be grouped together, (2) track each other's progress (optionally), (3) add your own addition--- Continue reading

Four Steps to Managing Stress: Part Four

Guest Series by Kathy McGurk: Congratulations, you have made it to the fourth and final step for managing stress. Good news, in this step you will learn to have fun! In Step 1, you successfully identified the major stressors in your l--- Continue reading

Four Steps to Managing Stress: Part Three

Guest Series by Kathy McGurk: If you’ve been advancing through the 4-step process to better manage your stress, you have officially made it half way! You have identified the major stressors in your life and begun to avoid the unnecessa--- Continue reading
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Memorization – It’s Not a Dirty Word

We have extolled the virtues of rote memorization many times on this blog. From its benefits for your brain to improving your long term memory retention, memorization is awesome. Unfortunately, in recent times, schools and teachers have--- Continue reading

Classroom Technology- What Doesn’t Work?

Hey Teachers, We and your fellow teachers want to know: What technology did you (or your school) invest in last year that you didn't use? It seems like classroom technology is always a pricey endeavor. If you bought any classroom-tech--- Continue reading

Non-profit Library for All to Launch First Pilot in Haiti

Library For All is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide tools for individuals to learn, dream and aspire to lift themselves out of poverty. In response to the lack of access to books for over 260 million children, we are deve--- Continue reading
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Placebo Effect to Better Grades

Guest Post by Robert Blakey: Take a sugar capsule which is labelled and marketed as a proven treatment and you may recover from an illness – that’s the traditional placebo effect. Take on the belief that a test’s answers are being di--- Continue reading

Brainscape Takes 6 of the Top 10 Spots in the App Store’s Free Education Apps Chart

Brainscape Takes 6 of the Top 10 Spots in App Store Free Education Apps! Check out this screenshot of the App Store last night. Not only is Brainscape's Learn Spanish App the #1 free educational app in the App Store-- 5 of our other apps r--- Continue reading