The Research Behind
What Works


MIND Research Institute collaborates with education researchers across the country to evaluate the impact of ST Math®. To learn more about our studies and program’s results, visit stmath.com/impact.

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Evaluation of MIND Research Institute's Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math Program in California
Wendt, Staci and John Rice, WestEd (2014)
Differential effect of motivational features on training improvements in school-based cognitive training
Katz, B., Jaeggi, S., Buschkuehl, M., Stegman, A., & Shah, P. (2014)
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, April 24, 2014
Better Blends with Visual Game-Based Math
Nisbet, Nigel and Dana Luther
MIND Research Institute 2014
Neural effects of short-term training on working memory
Buschkuehl, M., Hernandez-Garcia, L., Jaeggi, S.M., Bernard, J.A., & Jonides, J. (2014)
Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Science, February 2014
Improving fluid intelligence with training on working memory: a meta-analysis
Au, J., Sheehan, E., Tsai, N., Duncan, G. J., Buschkuehl, M., & Jaeggi, S. M. (2014)
Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1–12. doi:10.3758/s13423-014-0699-x
The role of individual differences in cognitive training and transfer
Jaeggi, S.M., Buschkuehl, M., Shah, P., & Jonides, J. (2013)
Memory & Cognition, October 2013
Evaluation of ST Math in the Los Angeles Unified School District
Wendt, Staci and John Rice, WestEd (2013)
Sequential Neural Processes in Abacus Mental Addition: An EEG and fMRI Case Study
Ku, Y., Hong, B., Zhou, W., Bodner, M., Zhou, Y. (2012)
PLoS ONE 7(5): e36410.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036410
Cogmed and working memory training—Current challenges and the search for underlying mechanisms
Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., & Shah, P. (2012)
Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 1(3), 211–213. doi:10.1016/j.jarmac.2012.07.002
Cognitive training for ADHD: The importance of individual differences
Shah, P., Buschkuehl, M., Jaeggi, S., & Jonides, J. (2012)
Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 1(3), 204–205. doi:10.1016/j.jarmac.2012.07.001
Influence of neuroticism and conscientiousness on working memory training outcome
Studer-Luethi, B., Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., & Perrig, W. J. (2012)
Personality and Individual Differences, 53(1), 44–49. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2012.02.012
Neuronal effects following working memory training
Buschkuehl, M., Jaeggi, S. M., & Jonides, J. (2012)
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, Supplement 1, S167–S179. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2011.10.001
The effects of working memory resource depletion and training on sensorimotor adaptation
Anguera, J. A., Bernard, J. A., Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., Benson, B. L., Jennett, S., Humfleet, J., Reuter-Lorenz, P. A., Jonides, J., & Seidler, R. D. (2012)
Behavioural Brain Research, 228(1), 107–115. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2011.11.040
Computer-learner interaction: How careful design can scaffold learners
Kibrick, M., Richland, L. E., Martinez, M., & Bodner, M. (2011)
Presented at the annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Berkeley, CA
A scaffolding feature analysis of the spatial-temporal math software
Kibrick, M., Richland, L., Martinez, M., Bodner, M. (2010)
Spatial Temporal Mathematics at Scale: An Innovative and Fully Developed Paradigm to Boost Math Achievement among All Learners
Rutherford, T., et. al. (2010)
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association
Music training and mathematics achievement: A multi-year iterative project designed to enhance student learning
Martinez, M., Peterson, M., Bodner, M., Coulson, A., Vuong, S., Hu, W., Earl, T., and Shaw, G.L. (2008)
In A. E. Kelly & R.A. Lesh, (Eds) Handbook of design research methods in education. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum pp
Non-language-based instruction in mathematics
Peterson, M., Patera, J. (2006)
Proceedings of the International Commission for the Study and Improvement of Mathematics Education (CIEAEM) 58:314-318
Dynamics of Innate Spatial-Temporal Learning Process: Data Driven Education Results Identify Universal Barriers to Learning
Hu, W., Bodner, M., Jones, E.G., Peterson, M., Shaw, G.L. (2004)
International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS), Boston , MA
Data mining of mathematical reasoning data relevant to large innate spatial-temporal reasoning abilities in children: Implications for data driven education
Hu, W., Bodner, M., Jones, E.G., Peterson, M., Shaw, G.L. (2004)
Soc. Neurosci Abst 34th annual meeting
Symmetry math video game used to train profound spatial-temporal reasoning abilities equivalent to dynamic knot theory
Bodner, M., Shaw, G.L. (2004)
CRM Proc. and Lec. Notes: American Mathematical Soc. 34