Now Available for All BrainHQ Users: New Progress Features

In BrainHQ, there are many ways to track your progress. For people who like details, the existing features can be very useful. You can learn all about how many levels you have completed in an exercise, how many stars you have earned in each level, and how you compare to others on the progress page.…

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Why Your Brain Keeps Worrying – and How Brain Plasticity Might be Able to Help

We’ve all had the experience of our minds getting a bit stuck on a topic – chewing it over, turning it over, and unable to let it go. Psychologists call this process “ruminating” – and while it can be helpful for a short period of time if all this thinking gives us a new perspective…

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…

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,…

BrainHQ Improves Internal Locus of Control – Here’s Why That Matters

An early study of BrainHQ brain training exercises found that training can improve internal locus of control. Unless you are a Psychology professor, you are probably thinking, “what the heck does that mean, and why should I care?” This excerpt from Exploring Psychology in Modules with Updates on DSM-5, 9th Edition, by David G Myers, beautifully explains what…

Landmark Study Shows Benefits of BrainHQ Training Last 10 Years

I am incredibly excited to announce that the scientists who ran the ACTIVE trial have reported that certain types of brain training—including one of the exercises in BrainHQ from Posit Science—can drive cognitive benefits that last 10 years. The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, is the first to show such…