Here’s a snap made on the front porch of our hotel at Cavallo Point last Saturday. I’m looking at including a version of this photo in a collection of pictures called the Light and Shadow series (yet another new Gulker Photo Archive project). It occurs to me I have been photographing shadows for some 40+ years… 8:55:23 AM
I have noticed that I seem to be hearing conversations in noisy environments (like restaurants) a bit better (the software focuses on auditory processing) and can remember strings of things (like phone numbers) better – both of which benefits were noted in clinical trials of the software. I’m trying to decide if I’m thinking faster – jury is still out on that one.
I tested right at median for my age when I started the course, and finished with improvements of 26% to 50% in various tasks like discriminating between very similar sounds and syllables, memory tests and comprehension exercises. They say that right after finishing the course is a good time to start learning a new language, so I’m starting the Berlitz French course on my Mac and iPhone… 9:30:09 AM