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The Potential Effect of Forbrain as an Altered Auditory Feedback Device

Abstract Study PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to run a proof of concept on a new commercially available device, Forbrain® (Sound For Life Ltd/Soundev, Luxemburg, model UN38.3), to test whether it can modulate the speech of its users. METHOD: Participants were instructed to read aloud a text of their choice during 3 experimental [...]

June 20th, 2018|

Forbrain Speech and Language

Two Ways to Hear, One Great Way to Improve! There are two ways we process sound, a critical part of brain function that influences many aspects of our lives. Air conduction canal 
Sound starts its journey when captured by the outer ears, travelling in air through several structures within the ear. It then reaches the [...]

August 20th, 2017|

Forbrain give clarity of speech

After some weeks of use of Forbrain, there is definitely a difference in the clarity of his speech There are so many children and adults these days with learning issues, whether they have delayed or unclear speech, or poor memory and focus skills. My Middlest has some focus issues, and my youngest has had some [...]

February 19th, 2017|

10-year-old girl diagnosed with autism

A 10-year-old girl diagnosed with autism will melt your heart with her beautiful rendition of "Hallelujah" from Leonard Cohen. Kaylee Rodgers, a student at the Killard House School in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, dazzled audiences during the Christmas choir by performing an alternative version of the song, written by Christian rock band Cloverton. Her performance has [...]

February 19th, 2017|

Forbrain had an immediate impact on Magoo’s pronunciation

It has been fun to learn about language development as my boys have grown from delightful toddlers with only a handful of words to big kids who are learning to fully express themselves.  While I love some of the cute mispronunciations that my boys make, I know how important language development is at a young [...]

February 14th, 2017|

Garrett (Suffers from autism)

The confidence with his reading that he has achieved in the past 6 weeks is amazing and he's like a completely new kid!  For the first 7 years of Garrett's life, he was completely Nonverbal and it has only been through homeschooling and repetition that he's finally able to hold a conversation with us. However, [...]

November 7th, 2016|

“Forbrain has been a very successful tool and consider it such a blessing to our family!”

My son thinks a bit differently; in fact how he processes information leaves me baffled at times. While we are not certain that is an auditory processing issues, nonetheless  I was so excited when Forbrain – Sound For Life LTD gave me the opportunity to review their bone conduction headset! If you aren’t familiar with auditory processing disorder, basically it affects how [...]

October 3rd, 2016|

Forbrain: “Use Your Voice to Boost Your Brain”

If you hate the sound of your own voice, you’re not alone. Many people don’t like listening to themselves talk — mostly because they’re not used to the way their voice sounds to outside ears. When you speak, you hear your voice through two different channels — your ear canals (air conduction) and the vibrations [...]

June 9th, 2016|

Forbrain Bone Conduction Headphone Review

Record your own voice and play it back and the chances are that you will be very surprised with how you sound. When we speak normally part of what we hear is transmitted through our heads which changes the tones and frequencies slightly. The Forbrain takes this principle and externalizes it by using a microphone [...]

June 9th, 2016|

Forbrain Brain Trainer Review

VIEW FULL FORBRAIN ARTICLE  Welcome to probably one of the most interesting reviews I’ve ever been asked to do, from time to time we get asked to test those unusual products that – well don’t fit into any particular category. And the Forbrain is one of those odd products, however, I’d not call it odd [...]

June 9th, 2016|
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