Brain Training takes Center Stage at NATO Symposium on Human Performance
October 07, 2021 08:00 ET | Posit Science
ROME, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neuroscientist Dr. Michael Merzenich will be the keynote speaker on brain plasticity at a NATO symposium on Applying Neuroscience to Performance, October 11th...
$44 Million NIH Grant to See if Dementia Can Be Prevented
April 06, 2021 08:00 ET | Posit Science
SAN FRANCISCO, April 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Researchers at the University South Florida in Tampa have received a $44.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the...
New Study of People with Down Syndrome Combines Physical and Brain Exercise
March 22, 2021 08:00 ET | Posit Science
SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BrainHQ, the brain training app from Posit Science, will be used alongside physical exercise in a new study of people with Down syndrome. The study...
New on Public Television: The Brain Revolution
November 23, 2020 08:00 ET | Posit Science
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The science of brain plasticity — and its ability to keep brain’s functioning at high levels throughout life — is the subject of a new documentary...
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New Research to Confirm Why BrainHQ Exercises Work Across Diverse Populations
October 01, 2019 08:00 ET | Posit Science
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Posit Science, the maker of BrainHQ computerized brain exercises, has been awarded a federal grant to measure the impact of BrainHQ training on the...
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Why Your Brain Gets Fooled on April Fools
March 27, 2019 08:00 ET | Posit Science
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the prankster’s holiday coming up on April 1st, it seemed a good time to ask one of the world’s top brain scientists about what is happening in...
There’s Actually a Lot of Hard Work Being Done While You Sleep
March 13, 2019 08:00 ET | Posit Science
SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Turning our clocks ahead last weekend, robbed us all of an hour – as we were sleeping. With World Sleep Day coming up on Friday, and in honor of...
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This Valentine’s Day: Your Brain on Love
February 12, 2019 08:00 ET | Posit Science
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oscar Wilde observed that love is even more mysterious than death. But, can’t love be distilled down to chemical processes in the brain? That...
Keeping New Year’s Resolutions: Your Brain and Commitment
January 08, 2019 08:00 ET | Posit Science
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It’s only a week into the new year, but people are already well along in failing at new year’s resolutions. An estimated 80 percent will be abandoned...
Maria Shriver Launches New Program with BrainHQ to Help Women Make Cognitive Health Part of Their Wellness Routines
June 12, 2018 08:00 ET | Posit Science
SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maria Shriver is an award-winning journalist, a New York Times bestselling author, and one of the world’s leading advocates for women and...