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.

How Do BrainHQ Training Exercises Help Me with Attention and Focus?

Does it drive you crazy when you can’t remember where you put your keys? You probably weren’t paying much attention when you set them down. Each of the exercises in our Attention suite helps retrain the brain to focus its attention, so you feel more aware and less distracted. To learn more about how our…

Valentine’s Day: Love and your Brain

Happy Valentine’s Day, all! Since February 14th has rolled around yet again, we would like to offer some highlights covering the latest in neuroscience research as it relates to love, affection, romance, and (almost) everything in between. “Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.” -Jules Renard What happens…

How to Use BrainHQ Brain Training Exercises to Improve Your Memory

One of the most common questions we get here at Posit Science is “How can I improve my memory?” First, it’s important to understand the fundamental question: what is memory? There are several different types of memory, with the two main categories being long-term memory and short-term (aka working) memory. Within long-term memory, there are…

NFL Play Leads to Higher Risk of Death from Alzheimer’s and ALS

A recent study in the journal Neurology looked at thousands of former NFL players and found that they suffered a higher incidence of death from conditions like Alzheimer’s and ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) versus the normal U.S. population. Former football players were found to be three times more likely than non-players to…