June 22, 2021

Patents issued for brain training in social and emotional cognition

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(San Francisco, CA) – Posit Science, the maker of BrainHQ online brain exercises and assessments, has been issued two patents by the US Patent & Trademark Office on brain training that targets what scientists call “social cognition” and “emotional cognition,” or what lay people may think of as “people skills.” The patents cover a variety […]

Meta-analysis shows one kind of brain training does work

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(SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 29, 2018) — A systematic review and meta-analysis has just published in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, and concludes that a specific type of computerized brain training – “UFOV® training” – enhances cognitive outcomes and transfers to everyday activities. That training method is licensed exclusively to Posit Science and is commercially-available in its […]

First intervention to reduce dementia risk – study just published

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A study on the first intervention ever – pharmacological, behavioral, or otherwise – to significantly reduce dementia risk just published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions, a peer-reviewed journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. The NIH-funded ACTIVE Study followed 2800 older adults for 10-years to measure the impact of three different approaches to […]