Psychologist to lead research on Alzheimer’s in Riverside
UC Riverside study is part of a larger landmark study tracking older adults
Does ‘Brain Training’ Actually Work?
An online citizen science project is recruiting 30,000 volunteers to assess whether exercises to improve memory and attention are valid—and if so, for whom
UC Riverside Team Joining Project to Advance Alzheimer’s Research
UC Riverside has joined a group of universities that received a $55.6 million grant to develop new cognitive assessment tools.
Can Playing Brain Games Really Keep Your Mind Fit? Brain Experts Set the Record Straight
There isn’t a definitive answer (yet), but what experts do know is that we all need a brain fitness regimen to stay sharp as a tack.
Speaking of Psychology: Can “brain training” games sharpen your mental skills? with Aaron Seitz, PhD
Researchers believe that brain training research holds promise for developing games that can help people—including older adults who want to keep their memories sharp, athletes who want to improve their performance and other populations.
Building games to train the brain
The Brain Game Center at the University of California, Riverside, designs training programs to improve vision, hearing, and memory.
What Good Do Brain Games Do? A Virtual Study Is Putting Them to the Test and You Can Help
This summer, the FDA approved a game-based treatment for ADHD. Now, the first large study of brain games is underway and may add more legitimacy to the field.
There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for training your brain
A personalized approach to brain training could be beneficial
Nationwide project seeks to understand how brain exercises produce cognitive benefits
How does memory training lead to cognitive benefits? Aaron Seitz, director of the Brain Game Center for mental fitness and well-being at the University of California, Riverside, has wrestled with this question for several years.
UC Riverside researchers, Hemet seniors are on mission to improve memory
A project at The Village retirement community involves tablets and games.
UC psychologists devise free test for measuring intelligence
Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices, or APM, is a widely used standardized test to measure reasoning ability, often administered to undergraduate students. One drawback, however, is that the test, which has been in use for about 80 years, takes 40 to 60 minutes to complete. Another is that the tes…
r/science - Science AMA Series: We are a team of researchers who developed a brain training video game to improve audiological performance in baseball players and are now trying to treat Auditory Dysfunction in combat veterans. (UC Riverside Brain Game Center) AMA!
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professor aaron seitz on brain training to grow younger - the grow young project
Neuroscientist Professor Aaron Seitz of University of California Riverside discusses his unique multifaceted approach to helping us change our brains and bring lasting improvement to problematic areas such as sight, memory and hearing loss – each of which will sure as eggs become an issue for all o…
UC RIVERSIDE: Program aims to close racial gap in science education
On a recent sun-drenched Saturday morning – when most teenagers were playing sports, hanging with friends at the mall or sleeping in – a group of Inland middle school students sat in a …
UCR Lab Uses Video Game Therapies To Help Vets With Hearing Loss
Not every wounded warrior who comes back from battle overseas has an obvious or noticeable disability. Many returning veterans sometimes barely even…