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Gaming is Helping Neuroplasticity in Traumatic Brain Injuries

  Gaming has been considered by some to be nothing more than a source for laziness. However, with a recent rise in neuroscientific studies regarding the aids of gaming on neuroplasticity and cognitive enhancement, gaming may be the next breakthrough in helping to treat traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). According to the CDC (Center for Disease […]

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Top Childcare Centers Implementing Brain Training Games

Childcare centers play an important role in helping children develop socially, cognitively, and emotionally.  Many top childcare centers are helping children to build solid foundations by implementing brain training games into their core curriculum. Many childcare centers and child development specialists, are beginning to look at various ways to include brain training exercises into their […]

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Brain Training Enhancing Athletic Performance

When it comes to the world of athletes there is a lot of tough competition out there. That being said, using specially designed, brain training drills goes a long way towards rising above the crowd. Top coaches, team managers, and personal trainers are giving their athletes a competitive edge by incorporating this beneficial training strategy […]

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Nerve Damage Remedies

Overview of the Nervous System The nervous system consists of the central nervous system (CNS- brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system (PNS- cranial and spinal nerves).  Nerve cells receive and send messages to and from the brain via nerve pathways.  A loss of nerve function can result from nerve damage due to […]

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Combining Brain Training with Physical Exercise

Increasingly, more health care professionals are recommending exercise methods that combine physical exercise with brain training, allowing their patients to get more benefits out of each session. Avoiding cognitive decline is a major goal for doctors working with the aging population. According to Harvard Medical School, there are four main ingredients that go into helping […]

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Active Brains Equal Healthy Neurons

  As we get older, so do the neurons in our brains. Why is this so important? Neurons are the primary components of the central nervous system (CNS), which include the brain and spinal cord. Neurons receive information through electrical and chemical reactions and send information throughout the CNS. For example, if you burn for […]