The brains of college students were imaged before and after three months of reasoning training in preparation for writing entrance exams for Law School. Compared to controls, the reasoning trainees had built stronger, faster connections between frontal and parietal regions and between left and right hemispheres.
John D. E. Gabrieli, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said,
“I think this is an exciting discovery,” he said. “It shows, with rigorous analysis, that brain pathways important for thinking and reasoning remain plastic in adulthood, and that intensive, real-life educational experience that trains reasoning also alters the brain pathways that support reasoning ability.”
Well guess what? That’s exactly what we do at Maxi Mind except we do it with exercise, music, and mind-controlled computer games!