In some companies, you don't need to hide your computer while working.
Companies like Cerner
An electronic medical record provider in Kansas City, Missouri.
In fact, as long as you are playing the brain game that it provides as part of an employee's health plan, the game is approved.
Cerner and some other companies are using get-
Smart software MyBrainSolutions helps employees improve their attention, attention and memory, help manage stress, increase their positive thinking, and improve their overall execution capabilities.
Brain Games coincide with another trend for companies that offer social games --
Employee health program.
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The company just finished a 12-
A week of pilot projects to see if employees like it. They did.
About 2,000 employees signed up, more than expected.
Bogorad said that this is a shame that everyone can do for their emotional health without asking for psychological help, although she quickly added that if someone has a more serious mental health problem, these games are not a substitute for seeing experts.
Gregory Bayer, CEO of brain resources, said the 28 games were based on scientific literature on neuroscience and cognitive behavior.
This software was developed.
The company has also conducted its own research on the effectiveness of the project.
The proportion of employees involved in brain game software ranges from 10 to 30%.
Compared with typical health programs, the participation rate of these programs is often between 10 and 15%.
"As we follow up with employees using the program, we see improvements in their management of anxiety, depression and stress, and we see improvements in productivity," said Bayer . ".
In a results study conducted by their national insurance company using the software, they found that productivity increased by 8%, absenteeism decreased by 7%, stress management and emotional resilience increased by 10%, said Bayer.
First, the staff took 30-Computer in minutes
Based on evaluation, analyze their performance in different brain areas such as memory, attention, emotional resilience, and executive functions.
The results highlight the advantages of your brain and the areas that need help.
Then the program suggests the game (
Online tools such)
Help strengthen these skills.
Each game focuses its brain on a task.
To improve your memory, you can focus your attention
Just like the game, in the game you can flop and match the image.
In order to enhance positive thinking, there is a game where you need to click on the smiling face instead of frowning or making faces.
A particularly challenging attention game requires you to balance the basketball at the tip of the cursor without letting it fall while increasing the number of balls (distractions)
The way you were thrown.
The game becomes more and more challenging as you master each level.
"Our data shows. .
"If you train three times a week for 10 minutes, you will see an improvement in attention and memory, and overall, the brain is in better health and emotional resilience," Bayer said . ".
The most popular game?
People who improve their memory