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Michael P Kilgard, Michael M Merzenich: System for stimulating brain plasticity. Scientific Learning Corporation, Regents of the University of California, Christensen O&apos Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, April 24, 2001: US06221908 (110 worldwide citation)

A system for stimulating brain plasticity releases acetylcholine into the learner's brain while the learner is receiving incoming stimuli or performing an activity during the learning process. It is believed that acetylcholine helps the brain in the learning and memorizing process. In one embod ...


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Barbara Calhoun, Bret E Peterson, Michael M Merzenich: Remote computer implemented methods for cognitive testing. Scientific Learning Corporation, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, August 28, 2001: US06280198 (102 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a computer implemented method for remotely administering and monitoring cognitive tests on a person using a computer network having a remote computer and a remote administering computer. The computer-implemented method includes administering a set of baseline cognitive tests ...


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Athanassios Protopapas, Michael M Merzenich, Merav Ahissar: Techniques for predicting reading deficit based on acoustical measurements. Scientific Learning Corporation, Beyer & Weaver, February 9, 1999: US05868683 (94 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method for predicting, diagnosing and/or treating reading deficit in a human being is disclosed. The method includes generating a set of tonal stimuli, which includes at least a first tonal stimulus and a second tonal stimulus. The first tonal stimulus is separated from the se ...


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Bret E Peterson, William M Jenkins, Michael M Merzenich, Paula Tallal, Steven L Miller: Remote computer-assisted professionally supervised teaching system. Scientific Learning Corporation, James D Ivey, September 28, 1999: US05957699 (77 worldwide citation)

A student user of a client computer system uses a teaching process to promote development of cognitive skills of the student and a supervisor uses a second client computer to remotely monitor the progress of the student. The teaching process presents various types of stimuli to the student and recor ...


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Bret E Peterson, Barbara M Calhoun, Michael Mathias Merzenich, William M Jenkins, Nancy Byl, Srikantan Nagarajan: Apparatus and methods for treating motor control and somatosensory perception deficits. Scientific Learning Corporation, The Regents of the University of California, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, July 31, 2001: US06267733 (55 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes computer-implemented methods and apparatus for treating motor control and somatosensory perception deficits. The motor control and somatosensory perception deficits may have their genesis in a wide variety of issues ranging from injury, disease, or a gradual degradati ...


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Bret E Peterson, William M Jenkins, Michael M Merzenich, Paula Tallal, Steven L Miller: Migration mechanism for user data from one client computer system to another. Scientific Learning, James D Ivey, April 18, 2000: US06052512 (51 worldwide citation)

A student user of a client computer system uses a teaching process to promote development of cognitive skills of the student, and a supervisor uses a second client computer to remotely monitor the progress of the student. The teaching process presents various types of stimuli to the student and reco ...


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Angela Jane Benitz, Seiken Nakama: Simulated play of interactive multimedia applications for error detection. Scientific Learning, James D Ivey Esq, May 23, 2000: US06067638 (45 worldwide citation)

An interactive multimedia application executes in a debug mode in which previously recorded user events are retrieved from memory and emulated in sequence. Each user event is represented by a record which specifies a particular classification of user event. Accordingly, a user event satisfying the p ...


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Angela Jane Benitz, Seiken Nakama: Simulated play of interactive multimedia applications for error detection. Scientific Learning, James D Ivey, September 5, 2000: US06113645 (37 worldwide citation)

An interactive multimedia application executes in a debug mode in which a tester can specify a particular classification of user event and a user event satisfying the particular classification is emulated. For example, classifications can include correct and incorrect responses. To emulate a correct ...


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William M Jenkins, Michael M Merzenich, Steven Lamont Miller, Bret E Peterson, Paula Tallal: Method and apparatus for training of cognitive and memory systems in humans. Scientific Learning, James W Huffman, December 12, 2000: US06159014 (36 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for training the cognitive and memory systems in a subject is provided. The apparatus and method incorporates a number of different programs to be played by the subject. The programs artificially process selected portions of language elements, called phonemes, so they will be ...


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William M Jenkins, Michael M Merzenich, Steven L Miller, Bret E Peterson, Paula Tallal: Method for adaptive training of short term memory and auditory/visual discrimination within a computer game. Scientific Learning, James W Huffman, December 18, 2001: US06331115 (35 worldwide citation)

A method for training of auditory and graphical discrimination in humans, and a human's short term memory, is provided within an animated game environment. The method provides a number of stimulus sets, each stimulus set having similar sounding phonemes associated with graphemes. Upon initiatio ...