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2014-01-15 23:28:51

Company president Jonathan Weisman shares his best cognitive enhancement tips to help increase memory and improve overall brain function. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and about 1 in 3 seniors will die with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, according to Alz.org (source). These jaw-dropping figures have shocked many Americans into looking for ways to improve their brain function and, hopefully, help...

Older Adults See Long-Lasting Cognitive Benefits From Brain Training
2014-01-13 10:57:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from a team of American researchers has found that older adults can experience decade-long cognitive benefits from as few as ten mental training sessions. The study, which was published on Monday in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, also found that additional ‘booster’ sessions could further increase participants’ gains in reasoning ability and speed for processing information. "Showing that training...

Do Brain Training Games Work
2014-01-02 14:28:29

[ Watch the Video: Brain Training - Does It Really Work? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apps for 'brain training' claim to use games or tasks as a way of enhancing cognitive abilities. However, a new study the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that these games may only improve a person’s capacity to perform the specific training task and lack evidence that this skill translates to other cognitive abilities. Study researchers looked specifically at a brain...

2013-12-13 23:28:40

The new “ways to prevent dementia” article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com covers signs of memory loss and ways to prevent dementia effectively. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The new “ways to prevent dementia” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com delivers 12 warning signs of dementia and 5 ways to prevent dementia that help people understand clearly different aspects of Alzheimer’s and dementia disease. This article is actually suitable for those people who...

2013-12-10 23:32:27

The organization supports mental challenges to enhance cognitive reserve, activate new brain cells and improve connections amongst brain cells. “Dementia Express”, a new book written by a practicing award winning physician, uses brain training exercises to sharpen the brain. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Exercising the brain is as important as exercising the body. Challenges to the brain are beneficial, the only side-effect is increased neurons and better...

2013-11-29 23:01:31

Techniques and strategies for improving cognition are revealed by Nick Madge in his latest interview with the 7 Speed Reading™ and eReflect blog editor. The techniques of "accelerated learning" and "brainwave entertainment" are also discussed in this informative post. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Nick Madge is the brain behind infiniteminds.info, which offers a series of handpicked tools and other resources for unlocking the brain’s full potential...

2013-11-12 09:11:43

Analysis of 1,300 students who trained with Lumosity showed greater improvement in a battery of cognitive assessments Lumosity, the online cognitive training and neuroscience research company, is presenting today at the annual 2013 Society for Neuroscience meeting on the effects of cognitive training in the academic setting. Study results found that students who trained with Lumosity improved more on a battery of online cognitive assessments compared to students who kept to a standard...

2013-10-28 23:00:16

Caregiver Services applauds Brain Fitness Education Program designed and facilitated by Tee Barr and Paul Barr conducted at different senior living facilities like Atria Senior Living, University Village, Monarch and senior centers at Thousand Oaks, Goebel Adult Community Center and Senior Concerns Adult Day Care Center. Caregiver Services and Home Care Inc. will collaborate with Brain Fitness expert Tee Barr and other senior advocates to conduct other Brain Fitness Education class as part...

2013-10-09 23:29:49

NASA combines BrainTrain Memory Gym with neurofeedback in study. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 NASA scientists are conducting a pilot study to investigate the effects of computerized brain training on the attention and memory of its staff members. The protocol used in the study combines training using the BrainTrain Memory Gym CE and the Neurosky MindWave neurofeedback headset. The object of the study is to determine the value of brain training as it relates to improving...

2013-09-25 23:34:16

Nationwide study to help determine whether two research-tested strategies can work together to improve cognitive functioning in adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI}. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Researchers at the University of Sydney, Australia, have announced the start of a large-scale study to investigate the effectiveness of combining two promising interventions in helping to combat age-related cognitive decline leading to dementia. Research suggests that the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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