GARGIULO Pascual Angel
34) Efect of brain gym techniques on sustained attention and concentration in the proces of initial literacy.
GARCIA. M.R.; SGRO, M.; STAHRINGER, R.; GARGIULO, P.A.
ACTA PSIQUIATRICA Y PSICOLOGICA DE AMERICA LATINA
ACTA, FONDO PARA LA SALUD MENTAL
Lugar: Buenos Aires; Año: 2016 vol. 62 p. 148 - 148
ABSTRACT: The aim of this work was to study changes produced by applying the method of "brain gym" or Brain Gym in attention and concentration for learning reading and writing in children 6 years of initial level. We studied 106 children for three months during the last trimester of classes. Of this total, half of children (53 cases) were in the experimental group who studied the applied method efect, while the other half did not (control group). A test of similarities and differences (Faces), which measured all children, was used. The values were compared at the beginning and end of the study, using the Kruskal-Wallis test followed by Dunn´s test. When the four defined groups (Pre and Post-Control, Pre and Post-Experimental) were compared, a clear difference between groups (Kruskal-Wallis, p