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2009-03-26 12:11:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A new ad campaign from Dakim, Inc. features senior citizens holding signs that declare "My brain is not retired" and "My mind is in your hands" in a bid to broaden the use of dementia-fighting brain fitness tools in senior living communities. The campaign stems from the success of Dakim(R) BrainFitness(TM), the #1-selling senior-focused brain training system that has been adopted by nearly 250 senior care providers in 33 states since its...

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2009-03-04 13:45:00

The scientist behind the popular "Brain Training" computer software said on Wednesday that a new study suggests riding motorcycles may help keep drivers young by invigorating their brains, the AFP reported. Ryuta Kawashima and his research team at Yamaha Motor conducted a string of experiments involving middle-aged men and discovered that riding motorbikes activates the driver's brain, in part because it requires heightened alertness. Kawashima is the developer of "Brain Training" software,...

2009-01-21 08:20:00

#1 Program for Helping Seniors Fight Dementia & Memory Loss DETROIT, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Evangelical Homes of Michigan announced today that it is the first senior living provider in the state of Michigan to adopt the Dakim BrainFitness System as part of its wellness programming for residents. The fully automated system supplies a constantly changing menu of challenging activities that are scientifically designed to maintain brain health as well as combat the onset and effects...

2009-01-08 11:15:00

Home Edition of #1 Brain Fitness Product for Senior Living Communities LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The threat of dementia looms large for anyone over the age of 60, sending consumers scrambling for a way to preserve their brain health. Now a brain training product called the Dakim BrainFitness System helps the over-60 crowd maintain mental acuity through challenging and fun multimedia brain games with names like 'Word Wager' and 'Jukebox Jitterbug' that are as entertaining as a TV...

2008-12-11 09:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakim Inc. has launched a new website enabling visitors to interactively play sample brain games from its Dakim(R) BrainFitness(TM) System, the leading brain training platform to help seniors combat dementia and memory loss. Dakim's system -- developed with prominent experts on brain health and aging -- is the first to present brain exercises in a lively game show-like format designed to encourage the sustained use considered to be a key...

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2008-09-26 13:30:00

Children who play video games on a daily basis may be improving their concentration, behavior and math attainment, according to a Scottish study. Researchers with Learning and Teaching Scotland studied students in 32 schools using the Brain Training from Dr Kawashima game on the Nintendo DS every day.The LTS study served as a follow-up to a pilot study in Dundee last year to see if the results were replicated on a wider scale.During the study, one group of students played the Brain Training...

2008-09-26 12:00:29

By ANDREW DENHOLM EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT COMPUTER games have been shown to boost maths attainment in a pioneering study in Scottish schools. Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS), the curriculum development organisation analysed the effect of the educational game Brain Training from Dr Kawashima . In a project involving more than 600 pupils in 32 schools, research by Dundee University found a daily dose of the computer game improved pupils' attainment in maths and their concentration...

2008-09-23 12:00:51

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakim, Inc. announced today that a California neurologist has become the first physician to use the company's dementia-fighting [m]Power(R) Cognitive Fitness System in private practice. The adoption of [m]Power by Dr. Lorne Label's Brain Longevity Center in Thousand Oaks, CA -- a memory clinic for elderly patients -- expands the use of Dakim's brain training machine beyond senior living communities to the emerging brain gym market. Brain...

2008-09-19 03:00:30

PERTH, Australia, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Australians will be the first in the country to take part in a brain fitness initiative that has been shown to improve a person's ability to think faster, focus better and remember more. The brain health initiative will be launched by Australia's Aged Care Commissioner Rhonda Parker on behalf of Alzheimer's Australia WA at the Duxton Hotel on September 19th as part of Dementia Awareness Week 2008. More than 30 peer-reviewed papers report...

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2006-04-09 00:55:00

By George Nishiyama TOKYO -- Tamako Kondo says 10 minutes of exercise every morning keeps her fit. But the 80-year-old doesn't hit the treadmill or take aerobics classes. Instead, she sits at a desk, pencil in hand, and tackles simple arithmetic and other quizzes, part of a "brain training" program that has taken Japan by storm. Bookshops now have separate sections for workbooks with the exercises and video game versions are selling like hot cakes among the growing ranks of older Japanese who...


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2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

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