There are quite a few brain-training programs around, and it can take an expert to figure out which ones actually work. Unfortunately, too many programs have little or no science backing up their claims to improve brain function. BrainHQ is different: people with deep knowledge of the brain designed our exercises, and a wealth of…
I’ve just gotten back from a very exciting scientific meeting in Greece (yes, the life of a brain scientist occasionally has its perks!) I had the opportunity to visit our collaborators in the Long-Lasting Memories consortium. This research group, with members in Greece, Spain, Austria, France, and Cyprus, is working to develop a combined brain…
Insurance companies have the capability to offer brain performance improvement software, DriveSharp, that increases safety and reduces costs. What’s in the way of offering it to everyone?
The American Museum of Natural History opens a show on our favorite subject – the brain.
A long-term research study followed over 900 older adults for five years and saw those who trained with Posit Science’s speed-of-processing technology reduced at-fault crash by 50%.
We’re learning more about the long-term impact of brain injury and the importance of reducing the potential for repeated head injuries within a short time frame. Here are some concrete steps to take.
Last week, yet another study showing the beneficial impact of playing video games appeared in the news. Traci Sitzmann, as assistant professor of management at the University of Colorado, Denver, did a meta-analysis of a number of different studies to find out if training workers would improve performance on the job. Her conclusion: … [she…
Studying and actively listening to music develops the brain in ways that help beyond just enjoying music.
Improving the speed and accuracy of processing what you see is gaining traction thanks to insurance carriers and increasing public awareness.
Published research shows improvement in visual working memory by training with InSight’s SweepSeeker exercise.