Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 10, 2008
Brainetics, a breakthrough mind and memory system created by "The Walking Calculator" Mike Byster, received a 2008 Parent's Choice Gold Award. Founded in 1978, The Parent's Choice Foundation is a non-profit panel of educators, scientists, librarians, whose mission is to "create for parents a non-commercial clearinghouse of supplementary media experiences and learning products." They also "provide parents with information to participate wisely in their children's learning outside the classroom."
"When we looked at the products and programs that were also Gold winners," said Brainetics' Frank Kvietok, "we're proud to be counted among such a superior group of products devoted to bettering children's learning."
On their website, http://www.parents-choice.org, reviewer Laura Ries says, "Generally speaking, whenever a grown-up calls a kid's activity cool, it signals the end of the appeal. However, Brainetics is simply brilliant fun."
Consisting of a workbook, DVD set, flash cards and a website, Brainetics opens up new worlds of learning possibilities for children. It teaches them to use two parts of their brain at the same time, with one part of the brain processing information and the other storing that information. This efficiency leads to skills such as being able to solve complex math problems quickly, without the use of a calculator, and sponge-like memorization skills. When they finish, kids approach their education with sky-high levels of confidence.
Brainetics' creator Mike Byster, was interviewed by ABC's "20/20". In the segment, he and the kids he taught demonstrate skills like multiplying two four digit numbers in their head, without pencil or paper--in a matter of seconds, and telling people the day of the week on which they were born using only their birth date. Mike and a group of eager pre-teens are the stars of the Brainetics DVDs. Thematically, the program is presented in a fun game show format. Brainetics can be ordered through http://www.brainetics.com.