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20 Mar, 2017, 15:05 ET Award for Unparalleled Breakthroughs in Brain Research Goes to Merzenich

Dr. Michael Merzenich has been designated the 2017 recipient of The Charles L. Branch Brain Health Award for Unparalleled Breakthroughs in Brain...


15 May, 2013, 17:20 ET 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...


07 May, 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...


01 May, 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...


13 Dec, 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...


16 Oct, 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...


01 Oct, 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...


22 Nov, 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...


04 Nov, 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...


08 Sep, 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...


17 Aug, 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...


20 Apr, 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...


15 Jan, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


12 Oct, 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...


23 Sep, 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...


16 Sep, 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...


10 Sep, 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,...


11 Aug, 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...


05 Aug, 2009, 06:00 ET Brain Fitness Reduces Risk of Onset of Depressive Symptoms

Brain fitness exercise can reduce the risk of depression, according to a study just published in the Journal of Gerontology (Psychological...


04 Aug, 2009, 06:00 ET Study Shows Brain Fitness can Save Medicare Billions

Just ten hours of the right brain fitness exercises can have a significant and long lasting impact on healthcare costs and outcomes,...


13 Jul, 2009, 08:03 ET DriveSharp Puts Motorists in the Fast Lane to Safety

"Doing DriveSharp(TM) Road Tour(TM) and Jewel Diver(TM) exercises has made a difference in my driving. For example, the other day another car...


23 Jun, 2009, 09:00 ET 90 Brain Fitness Patents for Posit Science

Rate of Invention in Applied Brain Science Continues to Accelerate Posit Science, the leading provider of brain fitness software, today announced...


17 Jun, 2009, 06:00 ET Brain Fitness Makes Boomers Age Younger

Posit Science Study Shows Ten Year Improvements in Memory and Attention Baby Boomers will age differently, according to experts gathered at the...


12 May, 2009, 04:00 ET Mental Stimulation is Not Enough for Brain Fitness

New Study Results Released Simple mental stimulation is not enough to keep the brain fit. That is the message coming out of the Boomer Lifestyle...