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Online Brain Training

Over the last decade brain training has become more and more popular.  There are many different apps and programs available that claim to improve your brains functioning.  To help take the confusion out of which is the most useful, we have drawn on research conducted by Edith Cowan University to select a program that shows the best evidence of effectiveness.    Evidence shows that our brains remain plastic even in later life, suggesting that a properly designed brain training program does have benefits. We can help you or your loved one work through online activities that focus on improving attention, brain speed, memory, people skills, navigation, and intelligence.

Research Summary

Some brain training programs can help slow cognitive decline that may lead to dementia, a new review of research into commercially available products has found.Researchers from Edith Cowan University examined 26 peer-reviewed studies examining the effectiveness of seven brain training programs for people aged over 50. Lead researcher Professor Ralph Martins from the School of Medical and Health Sciences said the review was conducted to help give clinicians guidance when advising their patients. “We found that the current evidence indicates that at least some of the commercially available brain training programs can assist in promoting healthy brain aging,” he said.Journal/conference: Neuropsychological ReviewOrganisation/s: Edith Cowan UniversityPublicly released: Fri 17 Feb 2017For more information, contact us on 08 9593 8305

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