Portable biofeedback devices can help you improve response to stress, think more clearly, and boost mental performance for a fraction of the cost of professional biofeedback therapy.
Can boomers stay mentally sharp
and keep our brains healthy as we grow older?
Learn how to harness the power of your brain for healing and what science has learned to stay mentally sharp for life on this episode of Encore Living Radio.
Get an opinion on the pros and cons of the benefits of online brain training from Sarah McKay, a PhD neuroscientist.
Differences in substance and style determine how successful a program will be for you. Compare these five programs and pick the right one. Here are my impressions of five of the more well-known programs - Lumosity, Anti-Aging Games, Posit Science, Dakim BrainFitness, and DaisyBrains. You'll see that all training programs are not created equal and no one program is right for everyone.
Most resolutions enhance brain health and improving cognitive fitness actually makes it easier to keep your resolutions. It's positive feedback. Unfortunately, almost all resolutions fail, but your brain is also malleable and is always capable of changing, if you help it along. Here are six powerful ways to retrain your brain to make it more likely you'll stick with your New Year’s resolutions.
If you have only 20 minutes to spare each day to work on your brain, which should you choose - brain training or meditation? It depends. Of course the brain does need continual mental challenge to stay fit, but not everyone needs a brain training program to keep their brain stimulated. If you often feel stressed out or have mentally demanding days, you are a good candidate for meditation instead.