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2013-07-09 23:24:45

Yes, brain fitness games can improve performance on the cognitive tasks engaged. The big question is whether or not taking a brain test again and again, and improving one’s score in brain games, indicates a real life improvement in cognitive skills? Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet stated: “People need cognitive skills to function and to survive in real life… and not in a test tube or the lab. It’s all about developing multiple cognitive skills in...

2013-07-09 23:03:30

THC Web Design has announced the completion of a website for The Ganjapreneur Newsletter, an email newsletter and blog for marijuana industry news. The Ganjapreneur Newsletter's website is now visible at http://ganjapreneurnews.com. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 THC Web Design- a division of the marijuana industry marketing firm THC Media Group - has announced the launch of a website for "The Ganjapreneur Newsletter." The website will serve primarily as a blog and as the...

2013-07-03 15:09:37

According to study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience Multiple sclerosis (MS) can lead to severe cognitive impairment as the disease progresses. Researchers in Italy have found that patients with high educational levels show less impairment on a neuropsychological evaluation compared with those with low educational levels. Their results are published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. MS is a progressive immunologic brain disorder with neuropsychological...

2013-07-02 23:20:58

Training for those who treat individuals with brain injury—now learn ALL of the evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation strategies recommended in scientific literature in one two-day training course based on the ACRM Cognitive Rehabilitation Manual: Translating Evidence-Based Recommendations into Practice; November 12 – 13, 2013 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort / Walt Disney World® Resort, FL, USA. http://www.ACRM.org/COG Reston, VA; Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 02, 2013...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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