Now 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 more…] about Posit Science ranked #6 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*
Just a quick heads-up to the SharpBrains community: we are wrapping up a comprehensive market report on Pervasive Neurotechnologies (non-invasive, scalable, potentially ubiquitous). To learn when it becomes available, keep tuned via our e‑Newsletter.
See below, in alphabetical order, a few of the organizations to be profiled in the report, given their relevant intellectual property portfolios (primarily patents). [Read more…] about Upcoming market report on Pervasive Neurotechnology
If Home Brain Training Apps Don’t Work, What Does? (Healthline):
“In a study published online Nov. 18 in PLOS Medicine, Australian researchers reviewed 52 previous studies that looked at the benefits of computerized brain training software for 4,885 healthy seniors. While brain training programs like Lumosity, Cogmed, and Posit Science promise to help you strengthen your brain, the new study found mostly small benefits.
Do brain games work? (The Boston Globe):
“There’s intense interest?—?and the potential for big money?—?in the world of brain games. Lumosity…claims 60 million users…The market for Lumosity and competitors like Cogmed and Posit Science is growing 25 percent a year, according to SharpBrains, a neuro-wellness research firm. [Read more…] about Out: crossword puzzles. In: digital cognitive assessments and training
You can now read the full transcript of yesterday’s Q&A session on a variety of brain health and fitness topics, from memory improvement to heart rate monitors, exercise, meditation, “Grain Brain,” brain training, and more. A couple of good exchanges:
Question by Stephen Jepson
What specific physical activities contribute to the greatest changes in the brain in the shortest period of time? Once the neurogenesis and neuroplasticity that results from those changes has occurred what must one do to maintain that growth? [Read more…] about Transcript: Q&A with Alvaro Fernandez about The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness
You can now enjoy the slide deck from this session, which took place at the 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (September 19–20th). [Read more…] about The big picture about Lumosity, Posit Science and Emotiv