brain training

If you don’t keep your mind active, your brain can lose some of its functionality as you age, which causes memory loss, brain fog, and even Alzheimer’s, studies show. A well-stimulated brain elevates your mood, which helps you feel better on the inside. Brain-training efforts designed to improve working memory can also boost scores in… Read more

In the search for new treatments, science often focuses on medication first. But drugs aren’t the only way to fight illness, particularly when looking at brain diseases. My research looks into how playing specially designed computer games might help people who are living with Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s is a brain disorder that gets progressively worse… Read more

Significant reductions of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms have been shown in a new pilot study using a noninvasive brainwave mirroring technology. The research was conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Approximately 31 percent of Vietnam veterans, 10 percent of Gulf War (Desert Storm) veterans and 11 percent of veterans of the war in Afghanistan… Read more

A brain-training video game could help lower the risk of developing dementia in seniors by almost a third, the results of a decade-long study suggest. More than 2,800 people took part in the randomized clinical trial study. The exercises challenge a person’s ability to look at an object in the center of the screen, like… Read more

Aerobic exercise improves memory function and maintains brain health as we age, a new Australian-led study has found. Researchers from Australia’s National Institute of Complementary Medicine at Western Sydney University and the Division of Psychology and Mental Health at the University of Manchester in the UK, in a first of its kind international meta-analysis collaboration… Read more