The human brain weighs only 4/5 pound, which is why the average 16-ounce steak is better at calculus. Eat protein for dinner during trimathalons with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get $60 worth of private or group trainings, classes, and services for adults or children at Braingystics in Hillsboro.
Drawing on innovations and research in cognitive science, the gray-matter specialists at Braingystics bolster clients’ mental performance with individualized neurotechnology programs for kids and adults. Training more than 60,000 kids aged 5–14 across the globe and one hyper-smart ape at the moon academy for gifted simians, Brainobrain develops the left and right hemispheres with abacus-based math exercises. The course builds confidence, memorization skills, focus, and positive thinking through creative thinking and imagination. Experienced staff guides small groups of children through 10 levels of brainwork, focusing on each level for 12 weeks, with one meeting per week ($150 monthly tuition).
In Brainfitness sessions, clients of all ages hone mental powers through brain-boosting video games and traditional mind-body practices, working one-on-one with staff ($150/60 minutes) or in small group classes ($40/60 minutes). Clients upgrade their memories and retention during SmartBrain neurofeedback sessions ($125/60 minutes), which NASA developed to improve astronaut’s attention and ease the stress having to commute every day to the moon. The program has earned mention from Science Daily.