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2010-08-17 11:28:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Plasticity Inc. (BPI), a new technology incubator dedicated to the discovery and development of novel technologies that harness the basic principles of brain plasticity to improve the lives of people with neurological and psychiatric disorders, was recently awarded $3.65 million dollars in two separate grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). These grants will help BPI fund the development of and clinical trials for software-based...

2010-03-04 16:30:00

SAVAGE, Minn., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SarahCare® of Minnesota announced today that it is pleased to offer the Posit Science® Brain Fitness Program Classic(TM) to seniors in its adult day health care center, located in Savage, MN. SarahCare® of Minnesota decided to offer the Posit Science program because of extensive scientific validation of the program and high satisfaction reports from program participants. The program consists of...

2009-08-04 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Just ten hours of the right brain fitness exercises can have a significant and long lasting impact on healthcare costs and outcomes, according to a study recently published in BMC Health Services Research, a leading peer-reviewed health services journal. Researchers found that participants who did just ten hours of special computerized brain exercises had better health outcomes, lowering projected Medicare costs by hundreds of dollars per year. As...

2009-06-17 05:00:00

Posit Science Study Shows Ten Year Improvements in Memory and Attention SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Baby Boomers will age differently, according to experts gathered at the Sixth Annual Boomer Venture Summit at Santa Clara University. And, it's not just that they will act younger - their brains will actually operate like brains, and look like brains, a decade younger. Jeff Zimman, Chairman of Posit Science, the leading provider of brain fitness software, addressed that...

2009-05-12 03:00:00

New Study Results Released TAMPA, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Simple mental stimulation is not enough to keep the brain fit. That is the message coming out of the Boomer Lifestyle Conference in Tampa, Florida today. Jeff Zimman, Chairman of Posit Science, a leading developer of brain fitness software, told aging experts gathered at the conference that not just any mental stimulation improves cognitive performance in older adults. Instead, he said, exercises that are scientifically...

2009-05-01 05:00:00

CHICAGO, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Older adults can improve memory and attention by training on computerized brain exercises according to study data presented today at the annual meeting of the American Geriatrics Society in Chicago. Elizabeth Zelinski, PhD, lead investigator on the study and a professor at the University of Southern California, also reported on new data showing that the gains persist months after the training ended. A total of 487 healthy adults over the age of 65 participated...

2009-03-16 05:00:00

Brain Healthy Meal Recipes, Educational Games and More Now Available SAN FRANCISCO, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Posit Science Corporation today unveiled an education initiative to provide the public with information about how the brain functions and what people can do to keep their brains healthy. In honor of Brain Awareness Week, which begins today, the company is making available fun and educational tools online that help people understand how the brain operates and dispel myths about the...

2009-02-11 03:00:00

Advance Copy of Study Led by Mayo Clinic and USC Now Available Online SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Study results to be published in the April 4, 2009 edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society are the first to show definitively that computerized brain exercises can improve memory and attention in older adults. An advance copy of the breakthrough study led by researchers from the University of Southern California and the Mayo Clinic has been released online. A total...

2009-01-05 08:31:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Posit Science Corporation(R), the leader in brain fitness training software, today announced the release of InSight(TM) for Mac at Macworld Conference & Expo. InSight is the Posit Science brain fitness program for visual processing and memory. Thousands of Mac users are already strengthening their auditory processing and memory capabilities with Posit Science Brain Fitness Program Classic(TM). Now Mac owners can use InSight's suite of five...


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