Mentally stimulating jobs keep your mind sharp post-retirement (Tech Times):
“If you want to stay sharp in your golden years, it’s best to get the hard yards in early — a new study has found that people with mentally demanding jobs fare better in the years after retirement.…Mental acuity and memory retention was found to be higher in retirees who had spent their careers in mentally stimulating roles, such as Read the rest of this entry »
We are proud to highlight the excellent reviews written by 40 readers of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness via Amazon.com: it gets 4.6 out of 5 stars!
“I like The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness because it’s straightforward and easy to understand for the person who hasn’t been immersed in the study of neuroscience.”
May Lou Hely| 12 reviewers made a similar statement
“Given the depth of the information provided, this is a surprisingly easy read.” Read the rest of this entry »
A Quiet “Sea Change” in Medicare (The New York Times):
“In January, Medicare officials updated the agency’s policy manual –the rule book for everything Medicare does– to erase any notion that improvement Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ March 2014 e-newsletter. We hope you enjoy these thought-provoking articles about how to enhance our brains and minds…and hopefully transform brain care and mental health along the way.
Have a great month of April!
Cognitive Training May Bestow Long-Term Benefits for Seniors (Psychiatric News):
“A large multisite, randomized, controlled clinical trial has found that cognitive training can benefit seniors up to a decade after they’ve received the training…the researchers believe that their results have far-reaching clinical implications. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. David Rabiner
There are several reasons why it is important to develop evidence-based ADHD treatments in addition to medication and behavior therapy.
Not all children benefit from medication, some experience intolerable side effects, and many continue to struggle despite the benefits provided by medication. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Greater Good Magazine
We have emotions for a reason. Anger in response to injustice can signal that the situation needs to change; sadness in response to loss can signal that we’d like to keep the people we love in our lives.
It’s when we ruminate, or get caught up in our emotions, that they might become maladaptive. That’s when Read the rest of this entry »