Author: DynamicBrain Inc.
Publication: Monthly Newsletter
Published Date: January 31, 2014
Todd Sampson, an ordinary Canadian living in Australia, wanted to discover the power of brain plasticity for himself. Not only did Todd discover the power of brain plasticity but he also put our brain training program BrainHQ to the test through the television program "Redesign My Brain" featured on TVO (TV Ontario).
I invite you to watch all three episodes of "Redesign My Brain" below, then give your own brain a good workout!
Episode-1 Make Me Smarter
Episode-2 Make Me Creative
Episode-3 Mind over Matter
If you have any questions, please let us know!
NIH-funded trial using one of our exercises shows lasting benefit after 10 years
DynamicBrain Inc. is the Canadian partner of Posit Science Corporation providing BrainHQ in English and French.
10 years after originally participating in the use of Double Decision
one of our BrainHQ exercises, participants were re-tested by scientists where it was determined that 71% had retained improvements. Read more
In the brain, timing is everything
Study reveals how the brain links memories of events that occur one after the other. Learn more.
To learn about different types of memory, click here
Become happier this winter
With a lack of regular sunshine and fresh vegetables, winter in Canada can seem like a recipe for bad moods on some days. How to improve it? Click here
Brain adapts to see after extended blindness
Patients blinded by cataracts from an early age can learn to see after corrective surgery, suggesting that the brain can rewire itself long after the 'critical window' for development. Learn more.
Some Brain Areas Keep Youthful Connectivity in Aging
The ability to retain a "childlike" ability in adulthood potentially contributes to our ability to learn new skills and form new memories as we age. Learn more
New BrainHQ Feature - Your Personal Trainer
Many BrainHQ users have asked for help in figuring out which exercises they should use and Posit Science built a new feature: personalized training. The feature is now available to all BrainHQ subscribers. If you're already a subscriber, try it out now
. If you would like to become a subscriber, Click here
Book of the Month,
Recommended by Dr. Michael Merzenich
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism (2007)
This fascinating and somewhat odd book was written by nonverbal autistic 13-year-old Naoki Higashida, and was recently made available in English by the author of Cloud Atlas, who is the father of an autistic child. It has won numerous accolades and been called "remarkable" and "eye-opening." Higashida gives us front row seat into his autistic mind and life, which is a rare treat for readers.
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