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(p. 249) From Theory to Practice: Contextualizing Brain Training
(p. 249) From Theory to Practice: Contextualizing Brain Training

Amir Raz

, and Sheida Rabipour

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date: 03 June 2020

“From Theory to Practice: Contextualizing Brain Training” provides the backdrop to the field of brain training. From the pressures of competitive society to diagnostic labeling and the allure of commercialization, a number of chronological progressions shaped and facilitated the emergence of modern brain training practices today. This chapter delivers a brief historical background describing the challenges and conflicts surrounding brain research and medical practice, and uses mental health as a case study.

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