Sharp Brains: Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News

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Libraries and Bookstores

Book details

  • Title: The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness
  • Subtitle: 18 Interviews with Scientists, Practical Advice, and Product Reviews, to Keep Your Brain Sharp
  • Format: Paperback, 182 pages
  • Publisher: SharpBrains, Incorporated; 1 edition (April 30, 2009)
  • Retail Price: $14.95
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0982362900
  • ISBN-13: 978-0982362907
  • LCCN: 2009900171
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 5.9 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces

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Supplemental Materials

This Program Evaluation Checklist, included in The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness and designed to help con­sumers and pro­fes­sion­als nav­i­gate through the grow­ing num­ber of pro­grams mak­ing “brain fit­ness” or “brain train­ing” claims, can be freely printed and shared.

SharpBrains Checklist 10 Ques­tions to Choose the Right Brain Fit­ness Pro­gram
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SharpBrains Checklist Bookmark 10 Ques­tions to Choose the Right Brain Fit­ness Pro­gram (Book­mark size)
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The New York Library presents The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness

Description: 90-minute lecture hosted by The New York Public Library and supported by the Einstein Aging Study at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Speaker: Book co-author Alvaro Fernandez

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Public Libraries: Community-Based Health Clubs for the Brain

Description: article written for the May/ June 2009 issue of Aging Today, the bimonthly newspaper of the American Society on Aging

Author: Book co-author Alvaro Fernandez

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Digital Natives and Immigrants: What Brain Research Tells Us

Description: article written for the Nov/Dec 2009 issue of Information Today, Inc.

Author: Nancy Herther, University of Minnesota Libraries, 170b Wilson Library

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Why We Need to Retool “Use It Or Lose It”: Healthy Brain Aging

Description: article written for the July/ August 2009 issue of The Journal of Active Aging

Author: Book co-author Alvaro Fernandez

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