Brain-training app Peak sells majority stake to French publisher Hachette (TechCrunch):
“Something of a sleeper hit, the makers of Peak — a subscription-based service specifically designed to entertain a user while simultaneously exercising their cognitive skills — have sold a majority stake to French publisher Hachette Livre. Created by Read the rest of this entry »
Brain Gain: Computerized Training May Boost Cognition in MCI (Medscape):
“Computerized cognitive training (CCT) for patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) appears to have a beneficial effect on global cognition, memory, and attention and improves psychosocial functioning, including depressive symptoms, Read the rest of this entry »
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Understanding Individual Differences: UC Riverside psychology professor receives $1.9 million grant to study memory training (press release):
“Aaron Seitz, a psychology professor at the University of California, Riverside and the director of the UCR Brain Game Center for mental fitness and wellbeing, and Susanne Jaeggi, an associate professor at the school of education at UC Irvine, have been awarded a $1.9 million grant to study memory training Read the rest of this entry »
Brain training could add years behind the wheel (Futurity):
“Older adults who participate in training designed to improve cognitive ability are more likely to continue driving over the next 10 years than those who don’t, research shows.
For a new study, published in Read the rest of this entry »