No lazy fix for cognitive decline

No lazy fix for cognitive decline

Is there a single brain exercise program you can use in older age that can act as a quick fix for a decline in general mental function?   On balance, science would tell you no - unless you also believe in fairies. That seems like a strange thing to say on a site that focuses on RehaCom - brain training software for cognitive rehabilitation.

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Brain Training Apps versus RehaCom?

Brain Training Apps versus RehaCom?

Following a brain injury cognitive deficits are common.  So could one of the many "Brain Training Apps" represent a quick fix?  The quick answer is almost certainly "NO!"  It would be great if a quick fix existed but the current state of the art suggests this isn't likely - and certainly not with the commonly available brain training apps.

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Brain injury tools for cognitive rehabilitation

Brain injury tools for cognitive rehabilitation

Therapists involved in treating brain injury are greatly in need of tools that can make their work more efficient and effective.  Technology is never the complete “answer” but the right technology can help the therapist save time at the very least without sacrificing quality; allowing them to treat a growing volume and complexity of patients in a given time period. 

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Brain Training Vs Cognitive Rehab ?

This week I read an article on Salon.com about why “Brain training doesn’t make you smarter’. There is really nothing wrong with the article except that it bundles all cognitive rehabilitation software into the term ‘brain training’ and the user’s ability to improve intelligence - which is not a goal of programmes like RehaCom. This makes it very difficult to judge the merits of these approaches

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