Sympathetic Nervous System: All You Need to Know About Fight or Flight

 

  The sympathetic nervous system is one of two subdivisions of the autonomic nervous system, which is part of the peripheral nervous system. All of […]

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photographic memory real

A Snapshot of Photographic Memory: Is Photographic Memory Real?

 

  Is having a photographic memory real? A photographic memory is usually used to describe when someone has the stunning ability to recall visual information […]

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Brain based learning

Brain based learning: What is it and how to apply it at school and at home

 

  What is brain based learning, and why it matters. Brain bases learning is a new perspective in teaching and learning that is based on using technology and knowledge of […]

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dysthymia

Dysthymia: Persistent Depressive Disorder- What is it and Symptoms

 

  We’ve all been “there”, where we find ourselves more down than usual, we don’t feel like doing anything and have a constant feeling of […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger, Longer

 

  Brain gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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neurologist undergoes brain surgery for research

Neurologist undergoes brain surgery for research

 

  Neurologist takes self-experimentation to the extreme by installing implants in his own brain for data collection – MIT Technology Review Phil Kennedy, a neurologist […]

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Help dyslexic children with the new CogniFit Professional tool.

Help dyslexic children with the new CogniFit Professional tool.

 

  Help dyslexic children with the new CogniFit Professional tool. Peer-reviewed research has shown that cognitive training with CogniFit boosts reading skills in dyslexic students. You can […]

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Interview of CogniFit’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Evelyn Shatil, on Financial Sense.

Interview of CogniFit’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Evelyn Shatil, on Financial Sense.

 

  Interview of CogniFit’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Evelyn Shatil, on Financial Sense. You can listen to her analysis of brain training here (beginning approximately 28 […]

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How seeing changes your brain

How seeing changes your brain

 

  How seeing changes your brain. Your eyes aren’t just advanced visual systems capturing images of what’s around you. New research published in the Journal […]

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Red brain, blue brain: republicans and democrats process risk differently

Red brain, blue brain: republicans and democrats process risk differently

 

  Red brain, blue brain: republicans and democrats process risk differently, research finds. A team of political scientists and neuroscientists has shown that liberals and […]

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Neuroeconomics: how brain science matters to business

Neuroeconomics: how brain science matters to business

 

  Neuroeconomics: how brain science matters to business. At first glance, a neuroscientist and a business school might seem like an odd fit. But the […]

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The neuro-benefits of meditation

The neuro-benefits of meditation

 

  The neuro-benefits of meditation. Studies have shown that regular meditation promotes mindfulness (sustained observing awareness), whose benefits include decreased stress-related cortisol, insomnia, symptoms of […]

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How new mothers process stress

How new mothers process stress

 

  How new mothers process stress. Postpartum women process stress differently from females who have not recently given birth. This is according to new research […]

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Electrical impulses in the brain encode protocols for behaviors

Electrical impulses in the brain encode protocols for behaviors

 

  Electrical impulses in the brain encode protocols for behaviors. Neuroscientists have long been perplexed by how our brains encode thoughts, including memory loss and […]

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 A 3-D light switch for the brain. A new tool for neuroscience delivers a thousand pinpricks of light to a chunk of gray matter smaller […]

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 Drinking decreases number of new brain cells. You don’t have to be a heavy drinker to hurt your brain. Even moderate amounts of alcohol can […]

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Goals, Motivation And The Brain

 

 The Greek philosopher Democritus (460-370 B.C.E.) might have been the first to hypothesize that the two fundamental human motives are to approach rewards and avoid […]

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 Chopra: Reinventing the brain is closer than you think. Thanks to brain scans like the fMRI, brain activity can be localized and even the most […]

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CogniFit in the news

 

 CogniFit in the news The press release regarding the launch of the CogniFit Brain Fitness iPhone app

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 CogniFit Brain Fitness iPhone App (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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 The CogniFit Brain Fitness iPhone App

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Memory could be the most malleable and trainable cognitive function

 

 A new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Society of Neuroscience in New Orleans, Louisiana shows that improved working memory function, following […]

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 CogniFit validation scientifique neuroscience (Source: https://www.cognifit.com/)

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 CogniFit Scientific Validation (Source: https://www.cognifit.com/)

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