The Brain Box book coverThis blog was originally an extension of our publication The Brain Box an essential guide to learning techniques and self-motivation.

In addition to posts containing new ideas and techniques for students, parents and teachers, the blog has evolved to include information relating to communication and presentation skills, pertinent to all walks of life.


Help Me! I’m Stressed!

1st October 2015 | Tim Benton | Motivation, Parents

Stress is a very real part of studying, whether for GCSEs or A Levels. Students worry they are going to fail. Students worry about workload and getting everything done. Students worry that they won’t be able to remember everything. Stress in itself is not a bad thing.  Some people need a bit of pressure to […]

Brain Box in Parenting magazine

We didn’t get to be Editor’s pick in this magazine – but to be fair, Malala is more deserving, so fair enough, but it’s still nice to be included. Remember, even those teenagers in your life on the Naughty List should have a copy of The Brain Box in their stocking this Christmas!

Revise the Rugby Route!

14th September 2015 | bc_admin | Revision, Motivation

What can we learn from the Rugby World Cup about revising more effectively? By David H. The 2015 Rugby World Cup starts this Friday. The current favourites are New Zealand. Have you seen their team run through the ‘haka’ before a match? If not see here: Taking part in the haka helps the players access the right mood for the match they […]

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