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2013-06-28 11:29:06

American Heart Association rapid access journal report Non-invasive brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover speech and language function, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. Between 20 percent to 30 percent of stroke survivors have aphasia, a disorder that affects the ability to grasp language, read, write or speak. It's most often caused by strokes that occur in areas of the brain that control speech and language. "For decades,...

2013-06-27 23:32:28

Most brain training games are good at brain fitness test, practice one or two cognitive skills again and again, and overtime may improve performance on those cognitive skills. However, most people will make the erroneous assumption that as the test score improve, they are improving their brain fitness and cognitive skills. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet stated: “YES, brain fitness games can improve performance on the cognitive tasks engaged. However, most...

2013-06-27 23:30:37

A neuropsychotherapy approach that explains how psychological symptoms develop and can be addressed. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Clinical psychologist Dr. Robert A. Moss is the author of the article that bridges the basic brain model (Dimensional Systems Model) of cortical processing and the applied treatment approach (Clinical Biopsychology). The paper discusses why the part of the brain that allows us to talk to ourselves in a logical reasoning fashion is often unable to...

2013-06-26 13:48:39

FINDINGS: UCLA researchers have found that older adults who regularly used a brain-fitness program on a computer demonstrated significantly improved memory and language skills. The UCLA team studied 69 dementia-free participants, with an average age of 82, who were recruited from retirement communities in Southern California. The participants played a computerized brain-fitness program called Dakim BrainFitness, which trains individuals through more than 400 exercises in the areas of...

2013-06-25 23:31:57

Train the brain and develop cognitive and social skills with 21 Ninja intelligence game. Challenge the computer or your friends to play this free game for kids and adults. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet stated: "21 Ninja is an intelligence game for hours of fun, brain fitness, and development of cognitive skills and social skills. You can play against the computer as your playmate or challenge a friend in a game for two. Game is fun to play, and...

2013-06-25 13:10:10

Weizmann Institute scientists discover that spontaneously emerging brain activity patterns preserve traces of previous cognitive activity What if experts could dig into the brain, like archaeologists, and uncover the history of past experiences? This ability might reveal what makes each of us a unique individual, and it could enable the objective diagnosis of a wide range of neuropsychological diseases. New research at the Weizmann Institute hints that such a scenario is within the realm...

2013-06-24 23:22:18

People need cognitive skills and social skills to function and survive, and contribute to a modern global economy. Cognitions Bridge suite of intelligence games are an effective solution that are readily available online for development of cognitive and social skills. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet Studios said: “A joint study, by The American Society for Training & Development and U.S. Department of Labor, showed that through technology, the workplace...

2013-06-20 23:18:35

Every human on this planet needs cognitive skills to function and survive, but no one teaches them in school. Cognitions Bridge suite of intelligence games are now offered online in over 130 countries as a cost effective solution for brain fitness and cognitive skills development. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet Studios, said: “The launch of the website is to empower children and adults with skills of the 21st Century global economy and to educate them in...

2013-06-19 23:26:48

The CogniFit brain fitness website is now available in 13 languages and in more than 70 countries. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 CogniFit, a leading developer of scientific brain fitness and online brain exercises, announces the release of its online brain training website in Turkish, offering its cognitive programs to over 60 million native Turkish. CogniFit offers now its scientifically validated brain exercises website in more than 70 countries and in 13 different languages...

2013-06-19 16:27:33

Charity cannot meet the increased need that would be created by proposed cuts to food stamps WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's leading hunger-relief charities and religious advocates urged members of the House of Representatives to oppose severe cuts to anti-hunger programs included in the farm bill. The House commenced debate on the farm bill yesterday and will begin voting on amendments today. The bill includes $21 billion in cuts to the...