Brain Training
17 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Jon Teets
Scoop.it!

Student’s Brain-Enhancing Device Wins Coveted Place at TEDActive – Better Brain Better Life

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jon Teets
Scoop.it!

Anki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2.0.4:

.deb package (w/o third-party libraries): 2.7 MB; installed: 8.9 MB

Anki is a spaced repetition flashcard program. The software is similar to SuperMemo, a commercial product for the same purpose, and Mnemosyne, another free flashcard program. Anki (暗記) is the Japanese word for "memorizing".

The SM2 algorithm, created for SuperMemo in the late 1980s, forms the basis of the spaced repetition methods employed in the program. Anki's implementation of the algorithm has been modified to allow priorities on cards and to show cards in order of their urgency.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jon Teets
Scoop.it!

Music training has biological impact on aging process

Music training has biological impact on aging process | Brain Training | Scoop.it
Age-related delays in neural timing are not inevitable and can be avoided or offset with musical training, according to the first study to provide biological evidence that lifelong musical experience impacts the aging process.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jon Teets
Scoop.it!

Ethical Questions Surround “Electrical Thinking Cap” That Improves Mental Functions | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

Ethical Questions Surround “Electrical Thinking Cap” That Improves Mental Functions | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Brain Training | Scoop.it
What if a drug could improve learning and cognition and had no untoward medical consequences? Wouldn’t it be justified to make it widely available? A group ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jon Teets
Scoop.it!

Zapping the brain into

Zapping the brain into | Brain Training | Scoop.it
The "flow state" is how neuroscience researchers describe that zone you can get into when you're doing something that you've become highly skilled at.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jon Teets
Scoop.it!

The ethics of brain boosting

The ethics of brain boosting | Brain Training | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress) -- The idea of a simple, cheap and widely available device that could boost brain function sounds too good to be true.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jon Teets
Scoop.it!

Enhanced vision training boosts batters, research shows

Enhanced vision training boosts batters, research shows | Brain Training | Scoop.it
Members of the University of Cincinnati (UC) baseball team significantly improved their batting performance with the help of an enhanced vision training program, according to research published in a scientific research journal.
more...
No comment yet.