Session Title

STEM and Biomedical Research

Presenter Information

Jeanae WilliamsFollow

Document Type

Oral Presentation

Faculty Mentor

Aaron Aslakson, M.A.

College

College of Education

Department

Department of Physical Education, Sport, and Human Performance

Description

Over one million Americans are diagnosed with brain diseases or disorders each year. This means brain disease is very common, and because most brain diseases are incurable, it is vital that more information on prevention is provided. Brain training is a program of regular activities that claims to maintain or improve one’s cognitive abilities. Cognitive abilities are brain-based skills required to perform various mental tasks, from the simplest to the most complex. This presentation will discuss the effects that brain training activities have on cognition and brain function.

Course Assignment

PESH 381 – Aslakson

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Apr 24th, 12:00 AM

Effects of Brain Training on Brain Function

Over one million Americans are diagnosed with brain diseases or disorders each year. This means brain disease is very common, and because most brain diseases are incurable, it is vital that more information on prevention is provided. Brain training is a program of regular activities that claims to maintain or improve one’s cognitive abilities. Cognitive abilities are brain-based skills required to perform various mental tasks, from the simplest to the most complex. This presentation will discuss the effects that brain training activities have on cognition and brain function.

 

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