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How-a-brain-training-app-helps-Tom-Brady-play-faster

How a brain training app helps Tom Brady play faster


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by

Despite recurring suggestions that he has peaked and that the Brady era will soon see its final sunset, New England Patriots’ Quarterback Tom Brady keeps pulling out the critical wins. How does he do it year after year, while seeming to defy the effects of aging? Like most sports, football is a game of decision-based movements - with continuous demands for the ...


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AI technologies can help American workers reduce their busy work


Friday, November 23, 2018 by

Conversica released the results of a study that polled more than 1,000 U.S. workers about how much of their work day is spent on routine and repetitive tasks. Results of the study show that the majority of knowledge workers contend with too much busy work on the job to the extent it can be labeled as drudgery. The boredom and frustration that accompany this drudgery has...


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US Military offers BrainHQ brain training to all personnel


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by

In recognition of recent breakthroughs in brain science, every soldier, sailor, airman and marine in the US Armed Forces will now have access to computerized brain training and assessments from Posit Science, through its BrainHQ web, phone and tablet apps.Library distributor Demco Software made the arrangements with the US Department of Defense through the library syste...


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Reversing Alzheimers effects with BrainHQ and the Bredesen Protocol


Thursday, August 24, 2017 by

Posit Science, the maker of BrainHQ online brain training exercises and assessments, and MPI Cognition, the organization disseminating the Bredesen Protocol for treating cognitive decline and those at risk for cognitive decline, has announced that BrainHQ will be made available to every patient enrolled in the Bredesen Protocol.Dr. Dale Bredesen, co-founder of MPI Cogni...


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SelfEcho wants to help Veterans work through PTSD


Tuesday, January 3, 2017 by

From the Military Times, "roughly 20 veterans a day commit suicide nationwide, according to new data from the Department of Veterans Affairs." This speaks to the disturbing mental health crisis facing United States veterans. A movement knowns as #22kill has embarked to raise awareness about military suicides.That's why SelfEcho wants to help make a change by giving a fr...


How-Emotion-AI-is-becoming-a-real-opportunity-for-developers

How Emotion AI is becoming a real opportunity for developers


Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by

We recently spoke with emotion artificial intelligence (AI) company, Affectiva, about how Emotion AI is emerging as a new opportunity for developers. Affectiva recently announced that its emotion recognition SDK has been integrated with Unity.  Developers in a range of industries from gaming, education, robotics and healthcare, to experiential marketing and more ar...


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Insight Into How VISR Uses Machine Learning to Monitor Kids Social Media


Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by

We recently chatted with Robert Reichman, founder and CEO of VISR, a predictive wellness startup to learn about the challenges facing an app publisher in the kids and wellness genres.  The VISR app monitors social media, using data and machine learning to alert parents to issues their kids face online. By analyzing the online activities and interactions of kids - i...


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Parenting Analytics App Identifies 30,000 Online Issues Including Bullying and Drug Use


Wednesday, April 13, 2016 by

VISR, a predictive wellness startup, has announced that its app has identified and confirmed with parents over 30,000 issues online concerning their kids safety and wellness.  Powered by data and machine learning, VISR is an app that alerts parents to issues their kids face online. By analyzing the online activities and interactions of kids - incoming and outg...