Babies Learn the Value of Hard Work
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found that watching adults struggle with a couple of tasks before succeeding led to babies trying harder on their own tasks.
Quick Cognitive Health Check for Adults
There is a new online test that will give you an idea how strong your mental functioning is, particularly attention and short-term memory. And it will let you know if you should consult a medical professional.
A Cognitive Lesson from a Backwards Bicycle
Riding a bike is something you’re never supposed to forget how to do once you’ve learned. But what happens when you change how the bike works? This video makes it
Business Executive Experience with BrainWare Cognitive Training
Kris Bowen, President of Tesco Solutions, wanted to see if cognitive training would improve her focus and ability to stay on top of her task list. She discusses the cognitive improvements she experienced with BrainWare SAFARI.
Brain Fact or Fiction: Neuromyths that Persist
Research indicates that most of what teachers are sure they know about the brain is simply wrong! This webinar will identify common myths about the brain, what the correct information is and why the difference is important.
Cognitive and Visual Training Team Up for Athletes
Vision specialists are now combining cognitive therapy with visual training and contact lenses to help athletes process visual input more quickly and accurately with the goal of improving academic performance.
Talk Like a Pirate Today and Make it Serious Language Play
Playing with language is a cognitive milestone and language play can be a wonderful form of cognitive exercise. Learn how to speak Piratese in honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day.
High Moral Reasoning Linked to Brain’s Reward System
An international team of scientists has shown that high moral reasoning is associated with increased activity in a key part of the brain's reward system. In other words, our brain activity reflects how morally developed we are.
Multitasking Does Not Make Us More Productive
There is plenty of evidence that multitasking is not what we think it is. A new study showed the negative impact of distractions on memory.
The Power of Neuroplasticity
While there has been strong scientific consensus for some time about neuroplasticity, the extent to which our brains can change, at any stage of life, is only starting to become clear.