1) READ THE BOOK
Book: The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age (284 pages; April 2013)
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What credible reviewers have to say about the book:
- “A great start for making sense of new brain science and for taking active steps towards smart health.” — Misha Pavel, PhD, Program Director at the National Science Foundation
- “On a personal note, I have to say I wish I had read this awesome guide when I was much younger.” — Scientific American
- “One of those books you cannot ignore. Insightful, to the point, actionable.” — Tobias Kiefer, Director Global Learning & Development at Booz & Company
2) DISCUSS IT VIA EXPERT WEBCHATS
See what world-class experts have to say, discussing readers’ questions.
- January 10th, 3pm US Eastern Time: Alvaro Fernandez (SharpBrains), on Let’s Talk about The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age. > Read Q&A session transcript
- January 14th, 1.30pm ET: Dr. Bob Bilder (UCLA), on The Basics of Personal Brain Management > Read Q&A session transcript
- January 17th, 3pm ET: Dr. Elizabeth Zelinski (USC Davis), on Cognitive Enhancement for Healthy Aging > Read Q&A session transcript
- January 21st, 3pm ET: Dr. Oscar Ybarra (University of Michigan), on Social Interactions and the Brain > Read Q&A session transcript
- January 24th, 3pm ET: Dr. Andrew Newberg (UPenn), on Managing Stress and Building Resilience > Read Q&A session transcript
- January 27th, noon ET: Alvaro Fernandez (SharpBrains), on Does Brain Training Work? For Whom? For What? > Read Q&A session transcript
- January 31st, noon ET: Dr. Sandra Chapman (UT-Dallas), on Why your Health Starts and Ends with Your Brain Health > Read Q&A session transcript
- February 4th, 5pm ET: Dr. Bob Sylwester (University of Oregon), on What Neuroplasticity Means for Education and Lifelong Learning > Read Q&A session transcript
You can also use this Discussion Guide with your friends and colleagues to better digest the research findings and the practical tips discussed in the book, and how to apply them in your life.
3) APPLY WHAT YOU LEARN
As described in the book’s final chapter, no two brains are exactly the same, so what is key is to apply this growing knowledge in ways that address your specific priorities and interests. Feel free to share your plans, ideas and questions via