You have of course heard, "Use it or lose it." Increasingly, "Use it or lose it" is taking the form of videogames, computer-based "brain training" programs, neurofeedback systems, and event ancient practices such as meditation. Now, does Brain Training work? Based on the latest science, these are the five conditions that must be met for any kind of brain training to translate into meaningful real world improvements.
In an emerging, dynamic, high growth market, like brain training, it is difficult to make precise projections. But, we can observe a number of trends that executives, consumers, public policy makers, and the media should watch closely in the coming years, as brain fitness and training becomes mainstream, new brain trainers appear, and an ecosystem grows around it. Here you have the Top Ten trends I predict.
Top 14 Brain Fitness And Cognitive Training News in 2014: The Latest Brain Health Research And Tools
Here are some of the most important brain fitness news in 2014, covering research, assessment and training trends. They hint at the drivers fueling growth and shaping up the emerging landscape. Hopefully, in relatively short notice, we will all benefit from a brain training field as proven and valuable as the physical fitness field is today.
Curious about modern brain and mind science and about what it has to offer to improve education, health and quality of life? Here you have some of the most popular ideas about neuroplasticity, brain training, emotions, cognition and brain health, courtesy of dozens of experts and thousands of book readers worldwide. Ready?
“Feel your brain.” You frequently hear this at Dahn Centers, especially during Brain Respiration training. Although the brain processes all the information that it receives through its sense nerves, it does not possess receptors that allow it to feel itself. So, how then can we “feel our brain?”
Given the growing media coverage of brain fitness and brain training, we have produced this compilation of the Top 21 Books that help understand these trends, the research behind them, and the implications for all of us. For your easy browsing, we have categorized them into seven groups. Enjoy!
Want a more powerful brain? Try these simple brain training techniques.
When you mention exercise, many people get an idea of working out, getting all sweaty or tired after work . Insted, , these exercises are a brain training gift.
A new study shows how brain training works - and doesn't work. It depends on what you define as "it works". So, if you are considering buying some of these new programs, you do need to do a bit of homework. Here you have a 10-Question Program Evaluation Checklist to support your decision process.
Brain training is one of the best ways to reduce stress. It's easy, relaxing and inexpensive. Learn how it can work for you.
This article examines, from a common sense point of view, whether brain training can work, and if so, how.
Train Your Brain With a New $225m Gaming Market Based on Latest Research on Brain Health and Fitness
This past Tuesday, the MIT Club of Northern California and SmartSilvers sponsored an event on The Emerging Brain Fitness Software Market: Building Better Brains to explore the realities and myths of this growing field. An example is the line of Nintendo games, such as Brain Age and Brain Training, that have shipped over 15 million units worldwide despite limited scientific support, since 2005.
The World Economic Forum asked me to write "an 800 words summary of your most compelling actionable idea on the challenges of aging and gerontology", in preparation for the Inaugural Summit of the Global Agenda taking place November 7 to 9th in Dubai. Here you have my proposal to create a Global Consortium for Brain Fitness and Training Innovation, and help ensure that "No Brain is Left Behind".
Pups are learning all the time and there is no reason to wait for them "to grow up" before you begin training. You can start your pup's first lessons at seven weeks. Doing some early training will turn on circuits in his brain that will make all later training easier.
People use only a small percent of their brain power most of the time. In order to boost your brain’s capacity, you need to do several things to train the brain. You can try being more sensitive to the environment, more adept in exercising the brain and more mindful about your diet.