$44 Million NIH Grant to See if Dementia Can Be Prevented

Some new BrainHQ study related news. Researchers at the University South Florida in Tampa have received a $44.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) Study. This new grant furthers prior research, published as findings of the ACTIVE Study in 2017, that showed a small…

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…

Brain Health In The Time of the Coronavirus

The past month has been tough. All across the world, people have been asked to stay home and socially isolate themselves to protect themselves and their communities against the spread of the COVID19 pandemic. At Posit Science, we’ve all been working from home for five weeks now, sheltering in place with our families or roommates,…

A New Review of New Ways to Improve Brain Health

For decades, we’ve been waiting on the scientific community to find a cure for Alzheimer’s—but very little progress has been made. The first drug used to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer’s was Cognex (tacrine), which was approved in 1993; and the most recent was Namenda (memantine), approved in 2003. That means that in the past…