Since 1983, Donalee Markus and her Designs for Strong Minds™ associates have been maximizing intelligence for individuals and corporations throughout the World. An innovative program of exercises, Designs for Strong Minds™, uses game-like, context-free exercises to filter out emotional influences, which allows the participants to work solely on cognitive skills.
Designs for Strong Minds™ maximizes intelligence by making students aware of the ways in which they think. Designs for Strong Minds™ uses context-free materials and mediation to maximize intelligence and the capacity to learn.
The Designs for Strong Minds™ teaching style:
• Allows students to understand their thought processes
• Gives them insight into their problem solving strategies
• Gives them the courage to take risks
• Presents them with options for change and change to come
• Offers the opportunity to habituate new processing behaviors
Dr. Markus earned her Ph.D. at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois in 1983. She did post-doctoral work under Reuven Feuerstein at the Hadassah-Wizo Research Institute, Jerusalem, Israel.
Dr. Markus has designed programs for children, adolescents, professionals, and aging adults. Dr. Markus has had tremendous success working with individuals who have suffered traumatic head injuries. In addition, she was selected to design a program for NASA's Critical Thinking Skills Project 1998-2005.
Learn more about Donalee Markus, Ph.D. and Designs for Strong Minds™ at http://designsforstrongminds.com