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Hey Lucy – You Already Use Way More Than 10% of Your Brain!

By now, you may have seen commercials or trailers for a new summer blockbuster movie Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. The premise of the movie is that the title character, played by Johansson, is exposed to a substance...
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Brain Science Podcast: Dr. Merzenich Talks with Ginger Campbell …

We are big fans of Ginger Campbell, MD's Brain Science Podcast series - she features fascinating neuroscience luminaries in her in-depth, hour-long interviews, including Norman Doidge, Jeff Hawkins, Sharon Begley, Edward Taub, and many more. Learn more and listen now...
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Landmark Study Shows Benefits of BrainHQ Training Last 10 Years

I am incredibly excited to announce that the scientists who ran the ACTIVE trial have reported that certain types of brain training—including one of the exercises in BrainHQ from Posit Science—can drive cognitive benefits that last 10 years. The study,...
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Controversial Facebook Research Shows …

It's time to say happy birthday to our beloved crossword puzzle! The first one was published 100 years ago. In this short video about the crossword's centennial, Mo Rocca interviews New York Times puzzle writer Will Shortz and Dan Feyer,...
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Kids Who Watch TV Have Bigger Brains – But Not in a Good Way

A recent study from Japan found that children who watch TV a lot have more gray matter than kids who don't watch TV. But, the researchers warn, that is not necessarily a good thing. The study looked at brain scans...
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