Thursday, November 18, 2010

Brain Odyssey Offers Brain Exercises in a Social Game - NYTimes.com

Perhaps the new series of games should be called “Plausible Deniability”

Dr. Michael Merzenich, co-founder and chief scientific officer of Posit Science, said in a telephone interview that the company had taken years of research associated with the brain, video games and technology and applied it to this online world.

Citing past research, Dr. Merzenich said that playing the game could help exercise areas of the brain associated with memory retention, and improve the speed and accuracy of the brain’s ability to process visuals.

Brain Odyssey Offers Brain Exercises in a Social Game - NYTimes.com

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