For years we at Posit Science have stressed our brain training exercises and the best way to keep mentally fit. Yet, its not the only thing we have stressed. Physical Exercise and a good diet are also 2 key pieces… Continue Reading →
Naps are a great source of comfort for some. The biggest question being how long should I nap and what benefits are derived from these naps. Here are some guidelines: 10 to 20 minutes This power nap is ideal for… Continue Reading →
Its taken some time and effort, but we published a new version of the ever popular ABC Gulp. Take a look and enjoy. Play ABC Gulp ABC Gulp challenges your knowledge of letter names All children need to… Continue Reading →
How many of us were told by our moms and dads when we were young that “good things come to those who wait?” But sometimes that wait can seem like forever… This week, that advice came true for a pioneering… Continue Reading →
Over the course of the next year we will be re-doing some of the games on this site. First up…Word List Recall. Word List Recall is one of our working memory exercises that tests for verbal span. This type of… Continue Reading →
Dividing the Hemispheres Commisurotomy, the transection of the corpus callosum, is one possible treatment for patients with severe epilepsy. This procedure causes a complete split between the two hemispheres of the brain. As a result of this split, words presented to the patient's far left visual field cannot be read (alexia), and hidden objects placed into the left hand cannot be named (anomia). This is significant evidence for hemispheric specialization.
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