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Posit Science Invited to Speak at Johns Hopkins University About Cutting Edge Cognitive Training Interventions
Date:12/2/2008

known as "Chemobrain." "Chemobrain" affects people's ability to concentrate, make decisions and fulfill family, career and community responsibilities. In the pilot study, Posit Science researchers studied the impact of training on the Brain Fitness Program on people with "Chemobrain." Study results showed that 94% of participants experienced positive changes in their overall wellbeing and reported statistically significant improvements in cognitive function, stress levels and health-related quality of life.

The meeting was attended by rehabilitation therapists, social workers as well as Johns Hopkins staff neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists.

Dr. Mahncke is Vice President of Research and Outcomes at Posit Science. Dr. Spina is a research neuropsychologist.

About Posit Science:

Posit Science is the leading provider of clinically validated brain fitness programs. The company works with more than 50 scientists from prestigious universities to design and test its computer-based programs. More than 30 published papers show that in randomized controlled trials the company's patented technologies significantly increase processing speed, improve memory and attention, and enhance the quality of everyday life. Posit Science has received grants from the National Institutes of Health and has received numerous awards and accolades. The company's products, scientists and science are currently featured in the PBS documentaries "The Brain Fitness Program" and "Brain Fitness 2: Sight and Sound." For more information, visit http://www.PositScience.com or call 1-866-599-6463.


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