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2013-04-09 23:00:07

Findings show how brain training could replace sleeping pills by strengthening learning consolidation. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 CogniFit, a leading developer of scientific brain training and online brain fitness, announces the publication of a new peer-reviewed article in the journal PLOS ONE. The article “Cognitive Training Improves Sleep Quality and Cognitive Function among Older Adults with Insomnia” demonstrates how CogniFit computerized cognitive training could...

2013-03-26 23:00:30

Findings show that cognitive gains are observed when the training time is limited to a few weeks but as training goes beyond 6 months, the cognitive gain does not plateau but keeps growing. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 CogniFit — Using its extensive and cognitive database, CogniFit found that people who engage in a number of brain training sessions beyond 6 months experience unexpectedly extensive cognitive benefits across a wide range of cognitive abilities. The study also...

2013-01-25 23:01:41

BrainTrain, Inc. is donating free licenses of its new cognitive training software, the Captain´s Log MindPower Builder, to help veterans suffering from brain injuries or PTSD. Find out more about the BrainTrain Veterans Special at http://www.braintrain.com/vetspecial. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 BrainTrain, Inc. has launched an initiative to donate licenses of its newly released Captain´s Log MindPower Builder software free to help veterans suffering from brain injuries...

2012-12-22 05:02:39

Brain Spade developers build unique brain training content to challenge baby boomers, young adults and more. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 BrainSpade.com, a new consumer brain health application from The Rowing Team, LLC, will launch in mid-January 2013. After months of intense development and a collaborative effort from designers across the globe, Brain Spade is set to deliver valuable brain health information and offer unique brain games, brain teasers and personal challenges....

Older People Who Exercise Have Less Brain Shrinkage
2012-10-23 11:05:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physical exercise at any age is good for the body. But those who are later in their years may have a better reason to continue exercising than worrying about their figure. According to a study published in the latest issue of the journal Neurology, researchers have found that people over 70 who remain physically active have less brain shrinkage than those who do little or no exercise. Experts from Edinburgh University say that...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.