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Addressing aging-related cognitive decline via targeted training using visual sweeps: Key neurotech patent by Posit Science

visual sweeps

– Illus­tra­tive image from U.S. Patent No. 8,215,961

Today we are fea­tur­ing a 2012 patent by Posit Sci­ence Cor­po­ra­tion, the devel­op­er of Brain­HQ cog­ni­tive train­ing sys­tem.

U.S. Patent No. 8,215,961: Cog­ni­tive train­ing using visu­al sweeps

  • Assignee(s): Posit Sci­ence Cor­po­ra­tion
  • Inventor(s): Michael M. Merzenich, Peter B. Delahunt, Joseph L. Hardy, Stephen G. Lis­berg­er, Hen­ry W. Mah­ncke
  • Tech­nol­o­gy Cat­e­go­ry: Neu­rocog­ni­tive train­ing
  • Issue Date: July 10, 2012

SharpBrains’ Take:

The back­ground of the ‘961 patent describes the decline in cog­ni­tive func­tion asso­ci­at­ed with aging, such as the reduced abil­i­ty to com­pre­hend and respond to stim­u­lus. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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