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Cognitive Training

Positive Results From Brain Games May Be Just A Placebo Effect

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 06.21.2016 | Science

The brain-training apps that promise to improve memory and boost your IQ may have nothing more than a placebo effect, according to a new study. The st...

10 Ways to Improve Health Based on the Latest Non-Invasive Neurotechnologies

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology
Alvaro Fernandez

If we want every citizen to adopt more positive lifestyles, especially as we face longer and more demanding lives, it is imperative that we better empower and equip ourselves with the right cognitive and emotional resources and tools.

Memory Problems After Cancer? Computer Games May Help

Idelle Davidson | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Idelle Davidson

If you've been through cancer treatment and you are struggling with memory or concentration issues, you may be hoping for that doorway back to your pre-cancer self. One area researchers are investigating to whisk you there is cognitive (re)training with specially-designed software.

Personality Influences on Cognitive Training

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

Cognitive training works. But does it work equally well for all people? A new study suggests that the effectiveness of working memory training depends heavily on personality.

Top 7 FAQs On Brain Fitness And Neuroplasticity

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

I have selected the 7 most common questions on brain fitness and neuroplasticity, and answered them here. I hope you enjoy the FAQ session.

Why Is AAA Offering Brain Training to Older Drivers?

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Peter Kissinger, CEO of the AAA Foundation: Part of making our nation's roads safer is helping mature drivers who wish to stay active -- a quickly growing population -- maintain or improve their driving safety.

Preparing Society for the Cognitive Age

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Groundbreaking cognitive neuroscience research has occurred over the last 20 years -- without parallel growth of consumer awareness and appropriate professional dissemination.

Debunking 10 Brain Health Myths

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Think about this: How can anyone take care of his or her brain when every week brings a new barrage of articles and studies which seem to contradict each other?