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Mind Over Matter: 2045 Initiative
2013-06-17 04:56:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Russian multimillionaire Dmitry Itskov announced a new project aimed at trying to make our minds immortal. Itskov invited scientists out to an event called Global Future 2045 at Lincoln Center in the New York City to discuss how to take a brain from a human body and implant it into a computer in order to help the mind live longer. The millionaire has ambitious goals to try and transplant these brains into a machine by 2045....

2013-06-13 23:27:40

The CogniFit brain fitness website is now available in 12 languages and in more than 65 countries. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 CogniFit, a leading developer of scientific brain training and online brain games, announces the release of its online brain fitness platform in Russian, offering its cognitive programs to over 250 millions new potential users who speak Russian in the world. The CogniFit brain fitness website is now available in more than 65 countries and in 12 different...

2013-06-12 23:26:33

Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet stated: “Cognitive skills are human traits that engage the individual´s cognitive functions to process, categorize, analyze, remember, and act on or react to what they see, hear, taste, smell, touch, imagine and perceive. Cognitions Bridge are a suite of fun games that develop efficient and alternate pathways, created by an individual's cognitive skills level, to engage different parts of the brain to perform core cognitive functions in a networked and...

2013-06-06 23:38:19

Acuity Games pitches innovative brain games to Shark Tank casting directors at the season 5 casting call in Philadelphia. Pompton Plains, NJ (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Brain games developer Acuity Games joined hundreds of entrepreneurs at Shark Tank´s Philadelphia casting call on May 11th, where producers guaranteed that at least 500 pitches would be heard. With the line opening at midnight, Acuity Games´ founder Dan Hansen arrived at 2:30am, placing Acuity Games at number 78 in...

2013-06-06 23:25:14

Producer CEO at RKNet Studios stated: "Children need to grow their brain and develop cognitive skills for success in life, adults need to maintain their skills just to survive, and the seniors need to hang-on to their skills to prevent early on-set of dementia and Alzheimer´s.” Cognitions Bridge mobile apps are real life strategy and intelligence games; that are fun to play and develop cognitive and social skills“¦ whether you play against the computer or a friend....

2013-05-25 23:01:42

Brain games developer Acuity Games brings revolutionary lifetime brain fitness measurement to the iPhone. Pompton Plains, NJ (PRWEB) May 25, 2013 Acuity Games´ innovative brain games have come to Apple´s iPhone. The universal app version of Word Hunt is available today, expanding it beyond its iPad roots. Universal app versions of Concentration, Edge Match, Flash 2, Sudoku and Matchematics will roll out over the next 30 days. The brain games´ gameplay and revolutionary...

Electrical Brain Stimulation May Help Boost Math Skills
2013-05-17 11:38:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Oxford University researchers in a new study found that a weak electrical signal can help boost a person's mathematic skills over a period few months. The team wrote in the journal Cell Biology that their technique involves placing electrodes on the scalp of the head and applying random electrical noise to stimulate the part of the brain known to be involved in doing math. The technique, known as transcranial random noise...

Frontal Lobe May Not Be Key To Intelligence After All
2013-05-14 08:56:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The frontal lobes are not disproportionately larger compared to other regions of the brain, suggesting other areas of the brain may play a role in humans´ unique cognitive abilities, according to new research published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Researchers from Durham University and Reading University compared the size of the frontal lobes — regions of a...


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