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Mark Ashton Smith, Ph.D.
Works at IQ Mindware
Attended University of Cambridge
Lives in Cambridge, UK
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Productivity hacks to help with consistent brain training
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198 - highest adult IQ etc
Highest adult IQ in the world (2012): IQ 198 Highest adult IQ in the world (2010 - 2012): IQ 198..
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EQ Mindware training directly targets the ventro-medial prefrontal cortex, helping build resilience and copying - http://www.eqmindware.com/app/eqpro-desktop
Summary: A new study reports flexible brain activity in a particular area of the brain may predict resilience.Source: Yale.Why some people handle stress better than others is a question that h
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Latest scientific evidence on this issue.
Can brain training increase intelligence? This question has sparked off an animated debate going on among scientists, journalists, and social media pundits. I’ve been involved in an extended Quora debate on this topic myself recently. Who hasn’t been involved in this debate? I want to take the opportunity to clarify some key definitions that helpContinue Reading →
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Aerobic exercise stimulates the growth of thousands of new brain cells in the brain's hippocampus, a brain structure needed for many types of new learning.
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In the first week of August I committed to these weekly training goals for an 8 week program. . There were some early refinements / substitutions which settled quickly on the following: . CORE PROCESSES: x2 full Sessions (20 blocks) and x2 half sessions (10 blocks) of executive function & working memory brain training. Desktop app: i9 Mindware – IQ Prime program. SKILL SETS: x2 20 minute sessions of logical reasoning training, combined with the ...
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8 week training program - working memory + intermittent fasting + meditation + HIITs + phytonutrients etc
The most effective brain training for health, resilience and performance combines computer based brain training with other strategies such as meditation.
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We clarify some key definitions that help us evaluate the ‘does dual n-back training increase intelligence’ debate, and then take a look at the evidence.
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what would 'mindful' brain training be like?
You focus on the internal experience of the attention control and working memory processes involved in the training games.
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Cognitive scientist interested in executive function interventions.
Introduction
I am a cognitive scientist with a joint Ph.D in cognitive psychology and neuroscience from the Center of the Neural Basis of Cognition (Carnegie Mellon/Pittsburgh). At IQ Mindware we develop brain training interventions to increase IQ, critical thinking, decision making, creativity and executive functioning.
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University of Cambridge, 2001-2003
Education
  • University of Cambridge
    2000
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Academic and software developer.
Employment
  • IQ Mindware
    Director, 2010 - present
    Brain training apps and cross training interventions for IQ, productivity and resilience.
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Cambridge, UK
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Sydney