Sharp Brains: Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News

Neuroplasticity, Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News

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Praise for the Book

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“Your brain is your most precious asset, and it is wise to invest in it,” the authors write. Using charts, drawings, and up-to-date scientific studies, they present the case that…the brain is highly dynamic and constantly reorganizing, and it can be shaped and reshaped across a person’s entire lifespan. The authors suggest myriad activities to help the process along…(This is) A stimulating, challenging resource, full of solid information and practical tips for improving brain health.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A great start for making sense new brain science and for taking active steps towards smart health, at the individual level, and Smart Health, at the societal level.” —Misha Pavel, PhD, Program Director for the National Science Foundation’s Smart Health and Wellbeing Program

“One of those books you cannot ignore. Insightful, to the point, actionable. A book for leaders, innovators, thought provokers and everyone who wants to act and live smarter and healthier, based on latest neuroscience.” —Dr. Tobias Kiefer, Director Global Learning & Development, Booz & Company

“This is the book you need to begin to think differently about your brain and actively embrace the exciting and promising reality that your brain’s health is the cause of the century.” —Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD, Founder and Chief Director, UT-Dallas’ Center for BrainHealth

“An essential reference on the field of brain fitness, neuroplasticity and cognitive health” —Walter Jessen, PhD, founder and editor, Highlight Health

“Recognized by AARP as one of the best and most comprehensive source of information, this book manages to remain open minded yet adequately critical at the same–a good model for all sharp minds to follow and benefit from.” —Dr. Peter Whitehouse, Professor of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University

“A much-needed resource to help us bet­ter under­stand our brains and minds and how to nour­ish them through life.“ —Susan E. Hoff­man, Direc­tor, Osher Life­long Learn­ing Insti­tute at UC Berkeley

“…the best overview I’ve seen of neuroscience implications for personal development and professional effectiveness” —Ed Batista, Leadership Coach at the Stanford Graduate School of Business 

“Kudos for an excel­lent resource! This book is full of top notch infor­ma­tion and prac­ti­cal tips, and helps sep­a­rate hype from hope in the brain health arena.“ —Eliz­a­beth Edgerly, Ph.D., Chief Pro­gram Offi­cer, Alzheimer’s Association

“The Sharp­Brains Guide To Brain Fit­ness reminds of us all why books (and not just googling a topic) can be well worth your time and money. Two Stetho­scopes Up — check it out.” —Dr. Jan Gur­ley, Internist Physi­cian and Robert Wood John­son Fel­low

“This book pro­vides a very valu­able ser­vice to a wide com­mu­nity inter­ested in learn­ing and brain top­ics.“ —Michael Pos­ner, Emer­i­tus Pro­fes­sor of Neu­ro­science at the Uni­ver­sity of Ore­gon

“Finally, an insight­ful and com­plete overview of the sci­ence, prod­ucts and trends to debunk old myths and help us all main­tain our brains in top shape. A must-read“ —Glo­ria Cavanaugh, for­mer Pres­i­dent of the Amer­i­can Soci­ety on Aging

“A mas­ter­ful guide to the brain train­ing rev­o­lu­tion. Promises to stim­u­late a much needed con­ver­sa­tion that will nudge soci­ety to build a new brain fit­ness cul­ture on solid, research-based, foun­da­tions.“ —P. Murali Doraiswamy MD, Pro­fes­sor of Psy­chi­a­try, Duke Uni­ver­sity

“This is the only book that I know of that seam­lessly inte­grates lat­est infor­ma­tion about cog­ni­tive health across the lifes­pan. Very use­ful to any­one inter­ested in the brain.“—Arthur Kramer, Pro­fes­sor of Psy­chol­ogy at Uni­ver­sity of Illinois