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New mental exercises, games can keep aging minds fit

New mental exercises, games can keep aging minds fit
Arizona Republic, AZ Jun 25, 2007
For Perls, the challenging exercise has been Sudoku. It’s something that meets the important criteria for brain fitness: novel, complex and challenging. Those activities engage the frontal lobe, the CEO of the brain. It’s important to tackle new tasks,

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Serious Games: Who Said Games Had To Be Fun?

Who Said Games Had To Be Fun?
Kotaku.com, NY -Jul 1, 2007
“In a stark counterpoint to the Slate editorial entitled ‘World of Borecraft,’ Gamasutra has their own feature – this one on the rise of serious games and …”

To support the point: we see more and more science-based “serious games” used for brain training to improve cognitive skills: MindFit and Posit Science, Cogmed, Basketball IntelliGym, emWave in Golf Digest. And more are coming. You can keep informed by reading our brain health blog and Brain Fitness Topics section.

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All about Brain Fitness

Announcement:  

  • We have just launched a new website section titled Hot Topics for you to be informed on latest Brain Fitness developments. Topics include Memory, Brain Fitness, Brain Teasers, Mental Exercise, Stress Management, Physical Exercise, Nutrition, News, Products, Events, Students, Science, Resources, and more.

Some good posts:

Nintendo BrainAge, Lumosity, Happy Neuron, MyBrainTrainer…

Posit Science, Nintendo Brain Training, Dakim…WebMD on Brain Fitness.

We hope to hear from you!

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Easy Steps to Improve Your Brain Health Now

Check the blog post Improve Your Brain Health

With tips on

  • Physical Exercise
  • Mental Exercise
  • Good Nutrition
  • Stress Management
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    Book explores relationship between body and brain

    Book explores relationship between body and brain
    Milan News-Leader, MI
    “He believes the three are intertwined and has written a book titled, “Brain Fitness – A Recipe for Feeding Your Child’s Dreams and Unlocking Their Maximum Brain Power.” Evans says the book is meant to help parents understand the links between body and

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    Mind games may keep your brain in shape

    Mind games may keep your brain in shape
    Auburn Journal, CA 
    Web sites like SharpBrains (http://www.sharpbrains.com) and PositScience (http://www.postitscience.com) offer online brain fitness programs that promise to boost mental

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    Fortune 500’s to Adopt Serious Games for Staff Learning

    Fortune 500’s to Adopt Serious Games for Staff Learning
    Newswire Today (press release), UK Mar 13, 2007
    “Clive Shepherd, a well-known and respected practitioner and commentator in the field of learning has reviewed the report and said: ’ Serious games provide

    Related article on Casual Games:

    Brain and Mind Fitness and Casual Games: survey results

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