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NatGeo is casting for their show Brain Games!

National Geographic is looking for contestants from the NYC area to appear on their show Brain Games. Brain Games is a science/game/puzzle show! From the bizarre to the surreal, this is a show that will test your brain power in fun ways that you’ve never imagined before. Do you enjoy activities and interactive games that [...]

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Baby Prep School: A Brain Game Or A Mama’s Coo-Cooing?

Baby’s first robot If  you could only learn a language with the innocent receptivity of a young child. That adage, repeated ad nauseam, once an adult has decided to learn French or Tagalog engenders endless debate.  Is it possible to create a teaching method or mental state that rewires the brain in a way that [...]

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Will “Call of Duty” Be Assigned for 10th Grade (Gaming) Homework?

Two prominent neuroscientists have published a commentary in the Feb. 28th Nature suggesting that video games might be crafted to improve brain function and enhance personal well-being. In “Games To Do You Good,” they cite prospects for bettering performance on behavioral measures ranging from visual perception to altruism. Daphne Bavelier of the University of Rochester [...]

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