It's time to return to school, but that doesn't mean the fun has ended. Children who are actively developing are at a critical period in their development when it comes to building life-long habits. As a result, education is no longer constrained by the confines of the traditional classroom. The majority of children in school have acquired smooth, robust motor abilities. However, their coordination, especially eye-hand coordination, endurance, balance, and athletic abilities differ. These skills may impact a child's ability to write correctly, dress appropriately, and do household duties like making beds and cleaning dishes. Children's cognitive capabilities can be aided by using FITLIGHT® for activities other than athletics.
Importance of Cognitive Domains
The cognitive domain seeks to improve an individual's mental abilities and knowledge acquisition. It's also essential to ensure that learning is delivered in a way that incorporates the many aspects recognized as learning domains. Keeping these domains healthy and busy is critical for brain health.
Receptive and productive abilities and the capacity to interpret language, access semantic memory, name objects, and respond to verbal commands with behavioral acts are all examples of language skills. Language development is a crucial aspect of a child's growth. The first stage in literacy is to learn to comprehend, utilize, and enjoy language. This is the foundation for learning to read and write.
Attention is a complex cognitive function in neuropsychology and cognitive psychology. This system controls the "multiple demand system," "fluid intelligence," goal-directed behavior, stimulus-driven reorienting, and cognitive-sensory interaction. The ability to pick the correct stimuli to focus on, transfer attention from one set of stimuli to another when appropriate, and sustain attention are all examples of attentional abilities that may be learned for particular sports. In most sports, these abilities are required for success.
The ability to recognize visual and spatial links among things is referred to as visuospatial aptitude. The capacity to visualize objects, to form global shapes by identifying little components, and to grasp the contrasts and similarities between items are all examples of visuospatial ability. It allows us to comprehend things and their spatial connections visually.
The most complicated and multifaceted cognitive domain is memory functioning. Several subdomains have been created, and formal evaluations for most of them. Think of this as the brain's CEO. Planning, organizing, working memory, time management, paying attention to the job at hand, goal setting, flexible thinking, impulse control, and task initiation are all tasks that need flexible thinking.
How can FITLIGHT® Reaction Lights Help?
FITLIGHT® is an engaging multi-sensory training used in functional and social learning by providing motivational exercises/games to develop and improve cognitive, physical, and social skills. It is easy-to-program, durable, with pre-loaded with various cognitive games that test the critical domains in a fun and engaging way. You may even create your own sequences, which opens up a world of brain-training possibilities!
Check out this cognitive drill "Green Means Go". The goal of this game is for children to deactivate just the green light while inhibiting their response to the red light.
FITLIGHT® Gets Kids Moving & Results
Sensori-motor training with FITLIGHT® encourages participants to engage with others within in a social learning environment, emphasizing turn-taking & cooperation. Cognitive abilities are directly addressed during engaging FITLIGHT® exercises, including: arousal, focused or selective attention/prioritization of information, sustained attention, split or divided attention, cognitive flexibility/alternating attention, impulse control & working memory.
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