Author: DynamicBrain Inc.
Publication: Monthly Newsletter
Published Date: July 16, 2014
Did you know that our brain training program, BrainHQ, has been featured in a number of Canadian television programs including David Suzuki's CBC Documentary, The Nature of Things? We would like to invite you to watch a few minutes of this truly enlightening documentary program here.
As we understand your brain health is a serious matter, we give it all our attention and focus. Just let us know how we can help further!
Brain shrinkage during pregnancy
Kind Regards,Frieda Fanni
DynamicBrain Inc. is the Canadian partner of Posit Science Corporation providing BrainHQ in English and French.
University of British Columbia researchers have found that during pregnancy, a woman's brain actually shrinks by up to 8%, and doesn't recuperate to its full capacity until around six months after the baby is born. UBC neuroscientist Dr. Liisa Galea is one of the researchers who have been studying the effects of pregnancy on the brain.
New genetic formula to help crack autism code
A recent study published in Nature Genetics by lead researcher, Dr. Stephen Scherer
, senior scientist and director of The Centre for Applied Genomics at Sick Kids and the University of Toronto McLaughlin Centre shows research findings that will enable clinicians to identify genetic mutations that have the highest and lowest likelihood of causing Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Mini molecule may help fight depression
New research shows promise in helping identify which individuals are most likely to respond to antidepressant treatment. The study is led by Dr. Gustavo Turecki, a professor in the Faculty of Medicine of McGill Psychiatry Department, and published in the journal Nature Medicine.
Get Your Brain Unstuck
Research suggests that when you find yourself at an impasse, it's often fruitful to temporarily direct your attention away from a problem, you allow your focus to dissipate, releasing its mental grip. It's then that loose connections suddenly appear, making creative insights more likely.
Exercise and chemotherapy side effects
A recent feature on 'chemo-brain references an exercise study led by Dr. Kristin Campbell, an assistant professor at UBC showing marked improvements in post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment. Next to physical exercise, our BrainHQ brain training exercises for chemo-brains
have proven results in accelerating the health recovery process. Read more