Marghi Merzenich is the VP of Content for Posit Science. For over a decade, she's been helping to make complex neuroscience concepts more accessible to BrainHQ's users and partners.

BrainHQ Improvements for March

This past month, we have been working on updating foreign language versions of BrainHQ. We have made a lot of improvements to the Spanish version in particular, including adding another exercise to the Spanish version: True North (Norte Verdadero). In addition to our current versions in numerous languages, we are working on a few more…

Brain Awareness Week 2021!

Every year in March, the Dana Foundation hosts Brain Awareness Week—a “global campaign to foster public enthusiasm and support for brain science.” This year, it’s coming up from March 15-21. It’s a good time to dedicate to thinking about your own brain health. What will you do to celebrate? Here’s are some real-world activities and…

Another year…another title.

It seems Tom Brady can’t stop winning Super Bowls.  At his age this is no small feat.  Over the years Post Science has highlighted the fact that Tom is an avid user of the BrainHQ exercises.  In fact, he even has a branded version of BrainHQ for his TB12 organization. Over the last week or…

2020 and Beyond!

Looking back at 2020, it was clearly hard year for many of us—but on the glass half-full side of things, it was a great year for scientific research on the efficacy of brain training. In just that one year, 57 scholarly articles were published on BrainHQ exercises and assessments (a pace of more than one…

iOS Release Features Major Improvements

We’re excited to announce the iOS 7.5 release! This is no mere bug fix—there are several fantastic new features and enhancements. Progress Tracking BrainHQ users on the web have access to a number of different ways to track their progress—and we wanted to bring these metrics to our iOS app. So, to help you track…

A Brain that Keeps on Teaching: H.M.’s Story

If you’ve ever dabbled in neuroscience (or work at a neuroscience-based company, like I do) you may have come across the story of “H.M.” H.M. was a man who had brain surgery in the 1950s to stop severe seizures. The surgeon ended up removing large pieces of H.M.’s brain. The result: far fewer seizures, and…

The Best Brain TedTalks

For the past 25 years or so, TED Talks have been a great source of accessible information about cutting-edge research on the brain and its development over a lifespan. We’ve featured several on our blog and in other communications. Here, we’ve gathered a few of our favorites together so you can find them all in…