Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2019)

The Effect Of Brain Gym On The Memory Of Kindergarten Children Aged 5-6 Years In Maitreyawira School

Authors
Jenny, Meta Br. Ginting, Panni Ance L Tobing
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Jenny
Available Online December 2019.
Keywords
brain gym; memory; children
Abstract
Memory plays an important role in every psychological and cognitive functions which influence their ability to memorize the lessons. The Educational Kinesiology program called Brain Gym is reported as simple movements that can help to coordinate the body and brain thus can improve concentration and memory in children. The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of Brain Gym on the memory of kindergarten children aged 5-6 years in Maitreyawira school. This study was an experimental research with One group pretest-posttest design taken place in Maitreyawira School. The subjects of this study is the students of class Xing Fu 5, which included the 20 students of kindergarten B aged 5-6 years (8 boys and 11 girls). Data collection method used in this study is carried out by Pictorial test that matches the characteristics of early childhood. The test was divided into Pre-Test, which was a test carried out before the subjects were given the Brain Gym treatment and Post Test, which was a test carried out after the subjects were being given the Brain Gym treatment. Data analysis used to compare the results of memory score before and after the Brain Gym treatment which shown the positive memory score improvement result by average. The average memory score of subjects before being given Brain Gym treatment was 57.5, while the average memory score of subjects after being given Brain Gym treatment was 77.5. The results of the SPSS analysis Paired Sample T Test on the pretest-posttest value of the experimental among subjects yielded the -t count <-t table (-3.501 <-2,093) with the significant value produced was 0.02 <0.05 which is stated in conclusion that there is an effect of Brain Gym on the memory of kindergarten children aged 5-6 years in Maitreyawira school.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-872-7
ISSN
2352-5398
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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