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May 15, 2013, 17:20 ET
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Posit Science Supplies Brain Fitness Exercises for New AARP Service

 Posit Science, the brain fitness company, announced it is supplying online exercises through its BrainHQ platform to AARP for a new AARP...

May 07, 2013, 11:00 ET

What Makes Moms' Brains Better?

 With Mother's Day coming up this Sunday, the scientists at Posit Science, developers of the brain fitness program BrainHQ, have reviewed...

May 01, 2013, 17:00 ET

Brain Fitness Exercise Works; Crosswords Don't

 A study published today pitted a commercially available brain fitness exercise against crossword puzzles.  Researchers at the University...

Dec 13, 2012, 12:53 ET

From Wallflower to Social Butterfly - Five Tips to Shine at Holiday Parties from Posit Science

When Dickens wrote that "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times," he must have been talking about forced-festive holiday company...

Oct 16, 2012, 10:00 ET

Brain Training Shown Effective for HIV-related Cognitive Problems

 A new study shows the effectiveness of brain training in improving cognitive function in people with HIV. The study, recently published in the...

Oct 01, 2012, 09:00 ET

Published Study Indicates Effectiveness of Brain Training for Chemobrain

 A new clinical study, published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, shows that breast cancer survivors who experience...

Nov 22, 2011, 15:44 ET

New Study is First to Show Brain Training Exercises Are More Effective at Improving Cognitive Function than Crossword Puzzles

A new study shows that doing brain training exercises is more effective at improving cognitive function than performing knowledge games, like...

Nov 04, 2010, 11:57 ET

New Study Finds Brain Training Improves Real World Skills in Adults

A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) proves that the right kind of brain training can produce cognitive...

Sep 08, 2010, 08:00 ET

Posit Science Dishes Out ThinkFood Cookbook

Posit Science, the leader in clinically proven brain fitness programs, announced today that they have taken another innovative step towards...

Aug 17, 2010, 12:28 ET

Brain Plasticity Inc. Awarded $3.65 Million From National Institutes of Health

Brain Plasticity Inc. (BPI), a new technology incubator dedicated to the discovery and development of novel technologies that harness the basic...

Apr 20, 2010, 16:12 ET

Posit Science Disputes Results of the BBC Brain Training Study

Posit Science, the leader in clinically proven brain fitness programs, contests the interpretation and methodology used in a British Broadcasting...

Jan 15, 2010, 04:00 ET

Brain Fitness Predicts Crash Risk

Performance at simple mental tasks is highly predictive of crash risk and a small amount of cognitive training can cut the crash risk of older...

Nov 19, 2009, 09:00 ET

New Technology Keeps Senior Drivers Safe on the Road

New technology reduces the crash risk of senior drivers and can keep them safely on the road for a longer period of time, according to data...

Nov 11, 2009, 13:58 ET

AAA Southern New England Partners With Brain Fitness Leader Posit Science to Donate $1 Million In Driver Improvement Software to Public Libraries Across Massachusetts

Massachusetts is considering legislation to re-test older drivers in the wake of the summer's high profile crashes. And now, AAA Southern New...

Nov 03, 2009, 14:29 ET

Posit Science Drops Price for DriveSharp to $89

With consumers preparing for winter driving, the recent time change reducing daylight driving hours and the holiday gift season just around the...

Oct 12, 2009, 06:00 ET

Dr. Michael Merzenich Joins Venerable Short List Honored for Cutting-Edge Neuroscientific Research

Dr. Michael Merzenich, PhD - renowned neuroscientist, university professor, cochlear implant inventor, brain plasticity expert and tech...

Sep 23, 2009, 14:57 ET

Leader in Elder Care Award to Posit Science CEO

Posit Science(R) CEO Steven Aldrich has been chosen for a Leader in Elder Care award by the popular content site for senior living, Inside Elder...

Sep 16, 2009, 07:00 ET

Brain Training Keeps Older Drivers Safe Behind the Wheel

Posit Science co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Michael Merzenich spoke today as the keynote speaker at The Eye and The Auto...

Sep 10, 2009, 09:00 ET

Silicon Valley Firms Partner to Promote Brain and Body Awareness

Posit Science Corp., the leader in clinically proven brain fitness software, and Navigenics, Inc., the leading personal genomics company,...

Aug 11, 2009, 14:49 ET

Really Think Different

Apple, Inc. began selling the brain fitness software program, InSight(TM), by Posit Science(R) in its retail stores across the country and...