HAPPYneuron Launches the First Online Professional Destination for Clinical Cognitive Training.



Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2010

Today at the SharpBrains Global Virtual conference, HAPPYneuron Inc. announce the launch of HAPPYneuron PRO, an online professional destination that delivers managed cognitive therapies for impairments caused by neurotraumatic, neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative conditions such as Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Stroke, Schizophrenia, Depression, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease and more.

The HAPPYneuron PRO online platform today hosts two programs, Rehabilitation and Schizophrenia, with many more available in the coming months. The Rehabilitation program Rehabilitation program enables the ultimate in customizability for unique patient needs. It has been designed by Dr. Bernard Croisile, M.D. Neurology, Ph.D. Neuropsychology, and the exercises have been used in France for over 7 years by cognitive therapists. The Schizophrenia program Schizophrenia program is a complete cognitive cross training program, designed to address the most debilitating cognitive impairments experienced by patients with schizophrenia. The Schizophrenia program was designed in partnership with specialists form the Lausanne Hospital, Switzerland, validated by scientific research and in use by a number of clinics in France, Switzerland and USA.

Each HAPPYneuron PRO program provides a series of cognitive stimulation exercises in the form of interactive FLASH games each designed to target a particular set of cognitive functions and to heighten patient engagement. Cognitive skills stimulated include memory, attention, language, visual-spatial skills and executive functions. “The HAPPYneuron PRO platform delivers highly engaging cognitive skills training programs. Our patients are motivated to work on these web-based exercises because of the appeal of the exercises themselves, and because they are able to track their own progress and performance.” said Enid Gertmenian, LMSW, Lieber Recovery and Rehabilitation Clinic, New York City.

The HAPPYneuron PRO cognitive rehab tools cognitive rehab tools harness the power of the web to enable clinicians to create accounts for their patients and assign an appropriate cognitive training program for their particular condition. The clinician can monitor the patient’s program compliance and performance via the professional interface and gain objective performance measurements. Further, the clinician or researcher can customize the treatment program, and supplement in-office rehab with in-home exercises, thus reducing cost and facilitating a more patient-centric cognitive stimulation program. “The advantage of the HAPPYneuron PRO platform is that it allows individuals to receive a more consistent dose of cognitive enhancement, thereby enabling the flexibility to design innovative research studies not previously possible.” said Christopher R. Bowie, PhD, Dept Psychiatry & Psychology, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada.

HAPPYneuron PRO professional destination is designed for individual therapist practices and large hospital systems alike. Free 30-day trials are available for all qualified professionals. To learn more, visit www.happyneuronpro.com.

About HAPPYneuron, Inc.:

A pioneer in brain training and rehabilitation solutions, HAPPYneuron offers a broad range of scientifically validated, personalized programs in multi-media formats for children, adults and seniors. HAPPYneuron was co-founded by internationally acclaimed and award winning neurologist, Bernard Croisile, MD PhD, and is dedicated to improving cognitive health through evidence based products for individuals and cognitive therapy professionals worldwide. HAPPYneuron is a majority owned subsidiary of Scientific Brain Training (NYSE Euronext: MLSBT). To learn more about HAPPYneuron, Inc. visit http://www.happy-neuron-pro.com.

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