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
FTC Takes Action on Brain Training

FTC Takes Action on Brain Training

There are quite a few brain-training programs around, and it can take an expert to figure out which ones actually...
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What Happens When Your Brain Doesn’t Sleep? (Infographic)

We have reported before about how important sleep is for good brain function and long-term cognitive health, as well as...
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What Happens When Your Brain Doesn’t Sleep? (Infographic)
How Meditation Helps Me Manage My Asperger’s Syndrome

How Meditation Helps Me Manage My Asperger’s Syndrome

Editor's note: Today we are excited to share a guest post from Kathleen Carter. Kathleen is a teen living with Asperger’s Syndrome....
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