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Michigan Today » Do mind games net brain gains?

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Wow! Online brain training, a product of research in cognitive psychology, has leaped from academia into the media and public eye. Brain-training companies like Lumosity and PositScience now compete for mainstream market share, ... more

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Brain training works, but just for the practiced task, say Oregon ...

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EUGENE, Ore. — (Jan. 2, 2014) — Search for "brain training" on the Web. You'll find online exercises, games, software, even apps, all designed to prepare your brain to do better on any number of tasks. Do they work? University of Oregon ... more

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