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neuroplasticity

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The 404 1,480: Where we shock ourselves silly (podcast)

Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise, inside Jack White's plan to singlehanded bring music back to vinyl, a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces, and Nintendo skins deeper into financial sludge.

By May 7, 2014

Review

Lumosity (Android)

The free app from Lumosity doesn't do a lot to train your brain, and for the cost of the paid subscription, you don't get much more.

July 2, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 2, 2014

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Study: Video games aid post-stroke motor skills

Stroke patients who play video games are up to five times more likely to improve their arm motor function than those who undergo standard physical therapy, data shows.

By April 7, 2011

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Scientists help paralyzed rats walk by 'waking up' spinal cords

A five-year study out of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology demonstrates that a simple chemical cocktail can revive the "innate intelligence" of the spinal column in rats.

By June 4, 2012