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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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5 Things to Know About Brain Training

 There are many people who are hearing the term “brain training” today, yet may not be aware of what it is and how they can use it. The science behind it has prompted many people to start incorporating it into their routines, including healthcare, wellness and education professionals. From personal trainers and early education providers […]

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Exercise and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

In 2016, Hallgren et al looked at the combination of exercise and cognitive-behavioral therapy in a study called Exercise and Internet-Based Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Depression. The aim of the study was to compare exercise and internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (ICBT) and usual care for depression. It is commonly known that exercise has many benefits from physical to […]

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Exercise Smarter, Not Harder

  It is no secret that exercise is an absolute necessity for us all.  Exercise truly is medicine.  Fortunately, it is also cheaper than medicine.  Different types of exercises result in different beneficial outcomes for our bodies. Endurance exercise can improve cognition and also protect the brain from degeneration by elevating a molecule called irisin, […]