Archive for June, 2007

Brain Fitness survey

Today we would like to ask for your opinions on the emerging Brain Fitness field, your interests and needs. We would really appreciate if you can devote 5-minutes to complete this online survey. As a token of appreciation, we will give you a discount of 10% on all stress management and brain workout products offered in our main website, valid for a month after you complete the survey.

Thanks!

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emWave Stress Relief

Check out the new emWave Stress Relief (previously called Freeze-Framer), an easy-to-use, Windows-based software and biofeedback hardware program for Stress Management that measures your Heart Rate Variability through a finger or ear-clip sensor that plugs into your computer. The program, developed by HeartMath, translates the information into user-friendly graphics displayed on your computer monitor in real-time. emWave PC allows you to track your progress and has interactive games and stunning images that emit varying degrees of color and movement as you adjust your emotional state and get into The Zone of optimal learning and performance. Check out the limited time offer!

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Remember: Playing video game not simple way to boost memory

Remember: Playing video game not simple way to boost memory
Orlando Sentinel, FL 

“Staying socially connected is also linked to reduced cognitive decline. A single activity, though, is not enough to sustain mental sharpness.”

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In vino, brain health, study shows

In vino, brain health, study shows

Montreal Gazette (subscription), Canada 

“In vino veritas – in wine there is truth, the expression goes. That’s not its only virtue, evidence shows. A research team in the neuroscience department of

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Mild cognitive disorder often an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease

Mild cognitive disorder often an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease
News-Medical.net, Australia 

Using this technique, researchers were able to not only to detect, with 100 % accuracy, those patients in the study with cognitive impairment from those …”

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Remember this: Benefits of ginkgo are minor

Remember this: Benefits of ginkgo are minor
Los Angeles Times, CA 

“Ginkgo supplements, widely available at health food stores and over the Internet, come in many guises. You can buy ginkgo on its own, but most products …”

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Pentagon Report Critical Of Troops’ Mental Health Care

Pentagon Report Critical Of Troops’ Mental Health Care
Free Internet Press, NY -

“Two “signature injuries” from Iraq and Afghanistan are PTSD and traumatic brain injury, it said. Symptoms include nightmares and other sleep problems,…”

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Healthy Brain Initiative by CDC and Alzheimer’s Association

The CDC has reported a joint initiative with the Alzheimer’s Association to create the Healthy Brain Initiative: A National Public Health Roadmap for Cognitive Health. Keep reading about the Healthy Brain Initiative.

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Men’s and women’s brain differences affect health

Men’s and women’s brain differences affect health
Dallas Morning News (subscription), TX - Jun 5, 2007
“There are anatomical differences between the male brain and the female brain that cause the two genders to react differently in many situations, …”

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News on brain fitness programs

Mind games: Clear the clutter and keep your brain strong
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, SD -Jun 4, 2007
“Various organizations and companies have rushed to offer brain-fitness programs, games and activities in the wake of widening interest in brain health. …”

You may enjoy this PBS special on neuroplasticity and Brain Fitness Software

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