For over 15 years, the team at Blast has researched effective studying and designed study systems for the largest publishers and educational institutions, and corporations in the world.

During the pandemic, we recognized the confluence of three things:

First, most learners are not aware of the progress brain science has made toward understanding how to study in ways that accelerate memory formation and the development of critical thinking ability. As a result, students still study in very inefficient ways that are tedious and time-consuming.

Second, today’s students have less time to study because they are more likely to have family responsibilities or to work while going to school.

Third, the combination of AI and Voice assistants, like Alexa, could be leveraged to produce a new category of study technology that compared to our current solutions, is more enjoyable and effective.

Motivated by these three trends the team at Blast combined our own research on over ten-million student learning interactions with the leading research on the spacing effect, effortful recall, interleaving, engagement, building self-efficacy, and more, to build an intelligent system capable of producing a personalized daily study experience for each learner— that is both highly effective and enjoyable.

Blast allows students to study effectively anywhere, using multiple modalities, resulting in students who consistently achieve higher scores with less study time and stress.

Due to the quality and desirability of the study experience, Blast is not just good for the student— it’s good for the education and training institutions it resides in.

The undeniable effectiveness of Blast increases applicants, graduation rates, and post-graduation success.

For over 15 years, the team at Blast has researched effective learning and designed study systems for the largest publishers and educational institutions, and corporations in the world.

During the pandemic, we recognized the confluence of three things:

First, most learners are not aware of the progress brain science has made toward understanding how to learn in ways that accelerate memory formation and the development of critical thinking ability. As a result, students still learn in very inefficient ways that are tedious and time-consuming.

Second, today’s students have less time to learn because they are more likely to have family responsibilities or to work while going to school.

Third, the combination of AI and Voice assistants, like Alexa, could be leveraged to produce a new category of learning technology that compared to our current solutions, is more enjoyable and effective.

Motivated by these three trends the team at Blast combined our own research on over ten-million student learning interactions with the leading research on the spacing effect, effortful recall, interleaving, engagement, building self-efficacy, and more, to build an intelligent system capable of producing a personalized daily learning experience for each learner— that is both highly effective and enjoyable.

Blast allows students to study effectively anywhere, using multiple modalities, resulting in students who consistently achieve higher scores with less study time and stress.

Due to the quality and desirability of the study experience, Blast is not just good for the student— it’s good for the education and training institutions it resides in.

The undeniable effectiveness of Blast increases applicants, graduation rates, and post-graduation success.

Our Founder, Bruce Lewolt

Bruce has dedicated his career to developing innovative learning technology that helps learners reach their full learning potential.  He is especially interested in situations where students have to remember class material for future licensing exams or to improve on-the-job performance.

Mr. Lewolt regularly consults with companies and educational institutions on how to solve the most challenging learning situations.  From how to train roughnecks on offshore platforms in the north sea, to training salespeople to sell complex high-tech solutions, to product and skills training for workers in the remotest regions of Africa, to pulling inner-city students from 4 years below grade level to above grade level in math and English. Often the training solutions Bruce develops go beyond the course material to include mental toughness training and teaching students to be expert lifelong learners.

Bruce has worked on research projects with leading education researchers from Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, and UC San Diego.

If you have an especially challenging learning-related problem to solve, use the link below to set up a one-on-one call with Bruce.

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