November 27, 2022

Novel brain training may change medical treatment of brain disorders

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Neuroplasticity-based, computerized, brain training should change how medical professionals treat psychiatric disorders, according to world-renowned neuroscientist Dr. Mike Merzenich. Research studies in recent years have applied  computerized exercises from a commercially-available brain fitness wellness product – BrainHQ – to clinical populations across a number of areas of seemingly intractable cognitive disorders, including mental illnesses (e.g., […]

Experimental drug memory restorer

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Experimental drug could restore memories after brain injury By Saqib Shah From engadget An experimental drug could have major implications for patients suffering from memory disabilities caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI). In tests, the drug known as ISRIB completely restored the ability to learn and remember in brain-injured mice — even on those that […]