New Year, New BrainHQ

New Year, New BrainHQ

One of our goals here at Posit Science is to make BrainHQ the best brain training program in the world....
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Why Would An Older Driver Run A Red Light?

I read an interesting science paper published in the Journal of Gerontology. Dr. Sheila West and her colleagues from Johns...
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Why Would An Older Driver Run A Red Light?
BrainHQ provides many real-world benefits

BrainHQ provides many real-world benefits

An article on Science Daily talked about a science publication by researchers from Florida State University who examined how technology...
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Distracted Driving and the Brain (Part II of II)

Cognitive ability is a critical measure of safe driving ... understanding that point the way toward improving our ability to...
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Distracted Driving and the Brain (Part II of II)
Distracted Driving and the Brain (Part I of II)

Distracted Driving and the Brain (Part I of II)

I am disappointed that distracted driving has been myopically defined as “texting while driving” ... we are missing an opportunity...
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The Evidence for Brain Training – Seeing the Whole Picture

Brain training works! Brain training doesn’t work! Every week, I see a new headline in the news about brain training,...
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The Evidence for Brain Training – Seeing the Whole Picture
A Vote of Confidence for Brain Training

A Vote of Confidence for Brain Training

Sometimes when I read science news, it seems as though the world is moving incredibly quickly. I see stories about...
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Good Science Is Rewarded

How many of us were told by our moms and dads when we were young that “good things come to...
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Good Science Is Rewarded
Tom Brady’s (no longer) Secret Weapon: BrainHQ

Tom Brady’s (no longer) Secret Weapon: BrainHQ

Our blog editor asked me to write about how we started working with Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady. It started with...
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Brain Training and Its Critics

When I was in college, I took a lot of science courses. Really, a lot — maybe even too many. And mostly...
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Brain Training and Its Critics
A Criticism Of Brain Training – And An Answer To It

A Criticism Of Brain Training – And An Answer To It

An interesting paper came across my radar week - “Placebo effects in cognitive training” published in PNAS (with a paywall,...
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Dr. Michael Merzenich Wins the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

Posit Science’s very own Dr. Michael Merzenich has been awarded the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience for his work in...
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Dr. Michael Merzenich Wins the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience
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