CogniFit is a top player in the Global Cognitive Assessment and Training Market

CogniFit is a top player in the Global Cognitive Assessment and Training Market

In 2016, the Global Cognitive Assessment and Training Market accounted for $1.80 billion. It is set to grow at a CAGR of 31.10% during 2017-2024 […]

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ManDee Nogle does an amazing work with her patients at The Brain Fitness

ManDee Nogle does an amazing work with her patients at The Brain Fitness

  ManDee Nogle of The Brain Fitness and Training Center LLC has been using brain training at her practice for years. By using a brain […]

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Where is happiness located in the brain?

Where is happiness located in the brain?

Everyone strives for happiness in their life, but where is it actually located? I don’t mean where you have to move to in order to […]

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Aging in brain found to hurt sleep needed for memory

Aging in brain found to hurt sleep needed for memory

Aging in brain found to hurt sleep needed for memory. Scientists have known for decades that the ability to remember newly learned information declines with […]

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Brain cancer-causing virus strikes west coast raccoons

Brain cancer-causing virus strikes west coast raccoons

Brain cancer-causing virus strikes west coast raccoons. An outbreak of a previously unknown virus that causes fatal brain cancer in raccoons has been detected in […]

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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 awareness, […]

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Treatment For Brain Injury Disappoints In Study

The hunt for brain injury treatments has suffered a big disappointment in a major study that found zero benefits from a supplement that the U.S. […]

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Learning foreign languages triggers brain growth

Learning foreign languages triggers brain growth

Learning foreign languages triggers brain growth. In the Swedish Academy of young translators, new recruits study a crash course in complex languages. It is not […]

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Simulated brain ramps up to include 100 trillion synapses

Simulated brain ramps up to include 100 trillion synapses

Simulated brain ramps up to include 100 trillion synapses. Neurosynaptic Cores This network of neurosynaptic cores is derived from wiring in the monkey brain. The […]

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When brain implants arrive, will we still be “us”?

When brain implants arrive, will we still be “us”?

When brain implants arrive, will we still be “us”? What happens when non-biological implants in our bodies — along the lines of cochlear implants to […]

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CogniFit Launches Its New Brain Fitness iPad App

We have the pleasure to announce today the release of our newly developed brain fitness iPad app. Specifically designed for the iPad, you will find […]

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A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons

A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons

A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons. The main problem that neurons have with electrodes is that they make terrible neighbors. […]

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Mind-reading scan locates site of meaning in the brain

Mind-reading scan locates site of meaning in the brain

Mind-reading scan locates site of meaning in the brain. Meanings of words can be hard to locate when they are on the tip of your […]

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Leap forward in brain-controlled computer cursors: new algorithm greatly improves speed and accuracy

Leap forward in brain-controlled computer cursors: new algorithm greatly improves speed and accuracy

Leap forward in brain-controlled computer cursors: new algorithm greatly improves speed and accuracy. Stanford researchers have designed the fastest, most accurate algorithm yet for brain-implantable […]

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Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain

Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain

Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain. Whether you are an apple tree or an antelope, survival depends on using your energy efficiently. In a […]

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Air pollution ‘ages the brain’ a study suggests

Air pollution ‘ages the brain’ a study suggests

Air pollution ‘ages the brain’ a study suggests. Elderly people living in areas of high air pollution have brains that are ‘three years older’ as […]

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Study tracks brain gene response to territorial aggression

Study tracks brain gene response to territorial aggression

Study tracks brain gene response to territorial aggression The male, threespined stickleback defends its nest against invaders. Researchers tracked changes in gene activity in its […]

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Neurons made from stem cells drive brain activity after transplantation in laboratory model. Sanford-Burnham researchers convince transplanted stem cell-derived neurons to direct cognitive function—getting us […]

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Einstein’s brain: It was better than yours.

Einstein’s brain: It was better than yours.

Einstein’s brain: It was better than yours. Albert Einstein’s brain was “unlike those of most people,” according to a new study led by Florida State […]

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The music of a human brain

The music of a human brain

The music of a human brain. Researchers have turned human mental activity into music, and it sounds uncannily like free-form jazz piano. The new brain-to-sound […]

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This is your brain on freestyle rap

This is your brain on freestyle rap

This is your brain on freestyle rap. Using brain scans, scientists try to find the hallmark of a creative process. In the worldwide cultural juggernaut […]

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Can teen brain development help explain juvenile crime?

Can teen brain development help explain juvenile crime?

Can teen brain development help explain juvenile crime? Pr. Steinberg from Temple University explains: “Our brains don’t develop until much later in life and the […]

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Brain gene pushed humans past apes

Brain gene pushed humans past apes

Brain gene pushed humans past apes. An international team of researchers led by Scottish scientists says it has discovered a gene that helps explain how […]

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Brain waves transformed into music

Brain waves transformed into music

Brain waves transformed into music. Naturally, our brain activity waxes and wanes. When listening, this oscillation synchronizes to the sounds we are hearing. Researchers at […]

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Light at night may lead to depression, brain functioning problems

Light at night may lead to depression, brain functioning problems

Light at night may lead to depression, brain functioning problems. Reading on your iPad, surfing the web on your laptop and watching TV late into […]

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Drinking decreases number of new brain cells

Drinking decreases number of new brain cells

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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Alzheimer’s signs show in young brain

Alzheimer’s signs show in young brain

Alzheimer’s signs show in young brain. Scientists studying Alzheimer’s disease are increasingly finding clues that the brain begins to deteriorate years before a person shows […]

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Migraines’ brain changes not linked to mental harm

Migraines’ brain changes not linked to mental harm

Migraines’ brain changes not linked to mental harm. Women who get migraines are more likely than those who don’t to develop small areas of tissue […]

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Brain Injury And Pesticide Exposure Combo May Triple Parkinson’s Risk

Having a head injury can be risky enough, but a new study finds people who suffered a traumatic brain injury and lived in area with […]

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How the Internet is shaping our “global brain”

How the Internet is shaping our “global brain”

How the Internet is shaping our “global brain”. The South Africans have a beautiful philosophy called Ubuntu, which translates as “I am what I am […]

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Soccer players without concussions still have brain changes

Soccer players without concussions still have brain changes

Soccer players without concussions still have brain changes. A small study of professional soccer players found that even those who have never experienced a concussion […]

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High blood pressure may cause harmful brain changes in people as young as 40

High blood pressure may cause harmful brain changes in people as young as 40

High blood pressure may cause harmful brain changes in people as young as 40, a study suggests. In the report, published online Nov. 2 in […]

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Mutations in the human brain are making us stupider

Mutations in the human brain are making us stupider

Mutations in the human brain are making us stupider, new research shows. A Stanford University professor presented evidence Monday that mutations in the human brain […]

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Meditation makes lasting change in brain

Meditation makes lasting change in brain

Meditation makes lasting change in brain. A new study has found that participating in an 8-week meditation brain training program can have measurable effects on […]

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Early autism treatment changes social behavior

Early autism treatment changes social behavior

Early autism treatment changes social behavior, brain. Researchers at the School of Medicine’s Child Study Center have demonstrated the effectiveness of early intervention treatments for […]

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Cilia Guide Neuronal Migration In Developing Brain

A new study demonstrates the dynamic role cilia play in guiding the migration of neurons in the embryonic brain. Cilia are tiny hair-like structures on […]

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How the brain keeps track of who’s number 1

How the brain keeps track of who’s number 1

How the brain keeps track of who’s number 1. We use a different part of our brain to learn about who’s who in the social […]

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Your unconscious brain can do math, process language

Your unconscious brain can do math, process language

Your unconscious brain can do math, process language. The unconscious brain may not be able to ace an SAT test, but new brain research suggests […]

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Doctors talk to vegetative patient through brain scans

Doctors talk to vegetative patient through brain scans

Doctors talk to vegetative patient through brain scans. Doctors have managed to communicate with a patient who’s been in a vegetative state for more than […]

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Mutant brain proteins linked to autism

Mutant brain proteins linked to autism

Mutant brain proteins linked to autism. Scientists continue to gain insights into the causes of autism, possibly opening doors for potential new treatments. Researchers from […]

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Human brain Is wired for harmony

Human brain Is wired for harmony

Human brain Is wired for harmony. Many creatures, such as human babies, chimpanzees, and chicks, react negatively to dissonance—harsh, unstable, grating sounds. Since the days […]

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Better brain implants with ultrathin carbon fiber electrodes

Better brain implants with ultrathin carbon fiber electrodes

Better brain implants with ultrathin carbon fiber electrodes. In hopes of revolutionizing implant technology, researchers have developed a new neural interface that has great potentials […]

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Study Shows How Social Isolation Disrupts Myelin Production

Animals that are socially isolated for prolonged periods make less myelin in the region of the brain responsible for complex emotional and cognitive behavior, researchers […]

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Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory

Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory

Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory. Newly generated neurons in the adult hippocampus are critical for memory retrieval, according […]

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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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Several projects are trying to reverse-engineer the brain

Several projects are trying to reverse-engineer the brain

Several projects are trying to reverse-engineer the brain. When it comes to the human brain, many scientists believe that we are incapable of understanding how […]

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Substance addiction and the inherent differences in brain functions

Substance addiction and the inherent differences in brain functions

Substance addiction and the inherent differences in brain functions. According to data published by NIDA (National Institutes of Drug Abuse) nearly 20 million Americans have […]

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Infant stress affects teen brain

Infant stress affects teen brain

Infant stress affects teen brain. For some girls, stressful experiences in the first year of life seem to drive hormonal changes later in childhood. And […]

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PTSD, brain injury leaves veterans suffering

PTSD, brain injury leaves veterans suffering

PTSD, brain injury leaves veterans suffering. The disorder still is misunderstood not only by veterans but the civilian public as well. When not diagnosed and […]

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A legendary rock and roll drummer teams up with a neuroscientist to explore the role of rhythm in brain function

A legendary rock and roll drummer teams up with a neuroscientist to explore the role of rhythm in brain function

A legendary rock and roll drummer teams up with a neuroscientist to explore the role of rhythm in brain function. This September, Grateful Dead drummer […]

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Young People Get Brain Damaged By High Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure damages the brain’s structure and function as early as young middle-age, and even the brains of middle-aged people who clinically would […]

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OCD Brain Has Higher Activity When Dealing With A Moral Dilemma

Morality problems cause much more worry for people with OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), compared to the general population, researchers from the Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain, […]

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This is your brain on the Internet

This is your brain on the Internet

This is your brain on the Internet. Researchers have discovered that we can become addicted to the Internet just like we can become addicted to […]

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Reading and white matter in the brain

A new study that focuses on “white matter” finds that learning how to read relies on changes in brain connections. The researchers found that high-performing […]

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Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa: brain physiology limits simultaneous use of both networks

Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa: brain physiology limits simultaneous use of both networks

Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa: brain physiology limits simultaneous use of both networks. When the brain fires up the network of neurons that […]

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Brain change link to anti-social behaviour in girls

Brain change link to anti-social behaviour in girls

Brain change link to anti-social behaviour in girls. The brains of teenage girls with behavioural disorders are different to those of their peers, UK researchers […]

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ADHD Medicine Affects The Brain’s Reward System

A group of scientists from the University of Copenhagen has created a model that shows how some types of ADHD medicine influence the brain’s reward […]

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How a head cold will affect your brain

How a head cold will affect your brain

How a head cold will affect your brain. Feelings of malaise, low mood and muddled thinking go hand-in-hand with having a cold and may be […]

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Brain protein mutation linked to autism

Brain protein mutation linked to autism

Brain protein mutation linked to autism. Researchers said they have discovered a genetic mutation in people with autism that cuts communication between brain cells to […]

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Brain Has Distinct Activity Pattern When Losing Consciousness During Anesthesia

A new study from the US reveals for the first time, that the brain has a distinct pattern of electrical activity as patients lose consciousness […]

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Chopra: Reinventing the brain is closer than you think

Chopra: Reinventing the brain is closer than you think

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 Brain Training Concentration Application

CogniFit Brain Training Concentration Application

Concentration is a key skill that you need to nurture in your daily life. In our modern societies, information-processing demands on the individuals are continually […]

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Patients with frontal lobe epilepsy may have effective compensatory mechanism to maintain memory function

A small study led by Matthias Koepp, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK, stated that, memory impairment in frontal lobe epilepsy remained unclear. Therefore, the […]

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