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Posit Science ranked #6 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

posit science logoNow in its twelfth year, Posit Sci­ence con­tin­ues to offer cog­ni­tive train­ing soft­ware through its web-based prod­uct, BrainHQ. Posit’s mis­sion is to help aging adults remain sharp by exer­cis­ing cog­ni­tive abil­i­ties, staving off the nat­ural men­tal decline after the age of 50. In addi­tion to its BrainHQ prod­uct line, Read the rest of this entry »

Navigating ADHD treatments’ course starts today

Dr. David RabinerHello,

If you are among the many sub­scribers who reg­is­tered for the How to Nav­i­gate Con­ven­tional and Com­ple­men­tary ADHD Treat­ments for Healthy Brain Devel­op­ment online course, I appre­ci­ate your inter­est. We have put together a cur­ricu­lum that I believe you will find to be inter­est­ing and help­ful. Read the rest of this entry »

Update: To succeed at school, children with ADHD need both medication and non-medication treatments


Time for Sharp­Brains’ March e-newsletter, wrap­ping up this month’s key neu­ro­science stud­ies, neu­rotech­nol­ogy news and brain fit­ness insights.

Upcom­ing events

New research

New tools


Enjoy the spring!

What piece of the Brain Health Puzzle are you missing? Read and share $1 e-book in honor of Brain Awareness Week


In honor of Brain Aware­ness Week –start­ing today!– we’d like to bring your atten­tion to a great book for any­one inter­ested in dis­tin­guish­ing between the myths and real­i­ties of neu­ro­plas­tic­ity and brain health.  Read the rest of this entry »

Study: Enhancing brain functioning, and preventing cognitive decline, via diet, exercise and cognitive training

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Healthy eat­ing, exer­cise, and brain-training pro­gram results in slower men­tal decline for older peo­ple (Sci­ence Daily):

A com­pre­hen­sive pro­gram pro­vid­ing older peo­ple at risk of demen­tia with healthy eat­ing guid­ance, exer­cise, brain train­ing, and man­age­ment of meta­bolic and vas­cu­lar risk fac­tors appears to slow down cog­ni­tive decline, accord­ing to the first ever ran­domised con­trolled trial of its kind, pub­lished in The Lancet.

After two years, Read the rest of this entry »

Update: What do schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, addiction, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, have in common?


Time for Sharp­Brains’ Feb­ru­ary e-newsletter, fea­tur­ing a wealth of neu­ro­science and neu­rotech­nol­ogy news and brain health insights.

New research


New think­ing


New tools


Have a great month of March!

Research series: How, when and why does targeted cognitive training work to promote behavioral and emotional health?



Explor­ing Tar­geted Cog­ni­tive Train­ing for Clin­i­cal Dis­or­ders (Asso­ci­a­tion for Psy­cho­log­i­cal Science):

Research on the treat­ment of men­tal dis­or­ders often cen­ters on under­stand­ing which treat­ments work. But know­ing that a treat­ment is effec­tive doesn’t nec­es­sar­ily tell us why the treat­ment works. A bet­ter under­stand­ing of the pre­cise mech­a­nisms that Read the rest of this entry »


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