Rate of Invention in Applied Brain Science Continues to Accelerate
Posit Science develops and distributes brain fitness software demonstrated to deliver significant benefits in double-blind, randomized controlled trials. Those benefits have been documented in more than thirty scholarly articles in leading medical and science journals. The company's brain fitness exercises have been shown to significantly increase processing speed, improve memory and attention, and enhance quality of life.
"This 90th patent is quite a milestone," said
The company estimates that its patents now cover more than 2000 claims on inventions related to software and devices that change the brain's physiology and functionality.
Patent number 7,540,615 addresses how to drive improvements in visual processing, including speed, memory and field of view, by dynamically adjusting elements of stimuli, such as speed of presentation or location, in response to each user's unique progress through the software.
It is one of a growing portfolio of inventions related to visual processing that complements the company's portfolios of inventions in other areas of cognitive processing. In addition to its issued patents, the company has scores of patents that are pending.
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Dr. Merzenich is an inventor on more than 60 patents. He is a professor emeritus at the
Posit Science is the leading provider of scientifically proven brain fitness programs. The company works with more than 50 scientists from prestigious universities to design and test its computer-based programs. More than 30 leading science and medical journals show that in randomized controlled trials the company's patented technologies significantly increase processing speed, improve memory and attention, and enhance quality of life. Posit Science has received grants from the National Institutes of Health and numerous awards and accolades. The company's products, scientists and science are currently featured in the PBS documentaries "The Brain Fitness Program" and "Brain Fitness 2." For more information, visit www.PositScience.com or call 1-800-599-6463.
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