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  1. Posit Science Endorses IOM Cognitive Aging RecommendationsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Digital Producer

    Posit Science, the leading provider of clinically-proven brain fitness exercises, became the first company to endorse the Institute of Medicine Report on Cognitive Aging, which was issued earlier this week. That 386-page report provides a comprehensive review of how age changes brain function and the efficacy of current interventions in addressing those changes, including a section on cognitive training interventions.

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  2. grandPad, Inc. Joins The What's Next Boomer Business SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... and Associates on Thursday, March 26th at 2:45. He'll be joining John Reinhart (Innovate LTC), Jeff Zimman (Posit Science), and Rachel Francine (Singfit), adding insight to the "Top Issues Facing Super Seniors 75+ and Technical Innovations That ...

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  3. Train your brain - away from the computerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... that promise improvements in processing speed, concentration and memory. Examples include Brain HQ by Posit Science and the more slickly marketed Lumosity which almost everyone has heard about. But do they work? I cannot answer that question. My own ...

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  4. Brain plasticity symposium for AucklandRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | Scoop

    ... team have helped more than five million children overcome their learning disabilities. In 2002 he co-founded Posit Science, which produces and delivers computer-based programmes to help aging, psychiatrically impaired, and brain-injured populations. ...

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  5. Self-reported cognitive difficulties better for patients with tinnitus in clinical trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    ... Clinical Research Foundation, as well as support from the Stanford University Medical Scholars Fellowship. Posit Science provided access to the Brain Fitness Program for all participants. Please see article for additional information, including ...

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  6. Neuroscientists Push Back On Brain Game ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | RedOrbit

    ... of neuroscience at the University of California, San Francisco and executive at brain-training company Posit Science, told The Chronicle of Higher Education . Roberto Cabeza, a neuroscientist at Duke University and another signatory on the ...

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  7. Neuroscientists speak out against brain game hypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Science

    ... at the University of California, San Francisco, and chief scientific officer of the brain-training company Posit Science, to The Chronicle of Higher Education , describing the statement as "irresponsible." Roberto Cabeza, a neuroscientist at Duke ...

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  8. Do brain games work? - The Boston GlobeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... but there is also a free version of the software). 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. SharpBrains pegged 2013 spending on ...

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  9. Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation Lecture Sheds Light on Brain HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Noozhawk

    ... attendees at the Fess Parker Resort Hotel . Dr. Merzenich is the co-founder and chief scientific officer of Posit Science , which markets and distributes Brain HQ, brain training software that applies principles of brain plasticity to assist with ...

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  10. Prevent memory loss as you get olderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Coquitlam Now

    ... group played computerized crossword puzzles, and three other groups played a brain training video game from Posit Science designed specifically to enhance the speed and accuracy of visual processing. The volunteers showed less decline in visual ...

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  11. Are the promises of 'brain game' gains too good to be true?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... we've been in the dark ages and now we're starting to come out and see the sun," says Henry Mahncke, CEO of Posit Science, which sells a brain-training program called BrainHQ. But consumers who shell out for these brain-training programs might not ...

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