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Enjoy the Latest Insights on Neuroplasticity and Brain Health in Celebration of Brain Awareness Week 2013

Neuroplasticity and Brain Health Talks

 

How will you be cel­e­brat­ing Brain Aware­ness Week next week (March 11th–17th , 2013)?

Here’s a sug­ges­tion: you can start watch­ing, at a spe­cial 95% pric­ing dis­count, more than 25 hours of exclu­sive pre­sen­ta­tions from over 40 lead­ing minds as they dis­cuss the lat­est on applied neu­ro­plas­tic­ity and brain health.  These pre­sen­ta­tions, which took place dur­ing the 2012 Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Sum­mit, shed light on some of the most impor­tant pri­or­i­ties for brain health today and in the future: Read the rest of this entry »

Invest in Brain Health to Drive Innovation and Prosperity

In an increas­ingly knowledge-based and innovation-driven econ­omy, human brains—not finan­cial capital—are becom­ing the pri­mary dri­vers of busi­ness suc­cess. Engaged, cre­ative cit­i­zens and work­ers mean the dif­fer­ence between suc­cess and fail­ure at the orga­ni­za­tional and soci­etal levels.

Look­ing at the prob­lem from the per­spec­tive of brain health, there are Read the rest of this entry »

Update: Can We Shape Our Brains? Does It Matter?

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Time for Sharp­Brains’ April 2012 eNewslet­ter, fea­tur­ing new  per­spec­tives and research on how, and why, we can think about shap­ing our brains for bet­ter life­long health and functioning.

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Sharp­Brains News:

 

Note: Please remem­ber that 2012 Sharp­Brains Sum­mit early-bird reg­is­tra­tion rates end tomor­row, Tues­day May 1st. We hope you can join us! To Learn More and Reg­is­ter, please Click Here.

Have a great month of May!

Protect Your Asset by Being Your Own Brain Fitness Coach

Last week I had the good for­tune of spend­ing four days in Nuevo Val­larta, Mex­ico, with over 300 amaz­ing indi­vid­u­als from 40+ coun­tries who had been named Young Global Lead­ers by the World Eco­nomic Forum. The sum­mit agenda was insight­ful and inspir­ing, con­ver­sa­tions with other par­tic­i­pants always proved to be eye-opening and stim­u­lat­ing, and the over­all atmos­phere was con­struc­tive. You can read more about some of those con­ver­sa­tions here.

What I’d like to high­light in this arti­cle is the remark­able (and optional) activ­ity that started off every day at 7 in the morn­ing. Called “Pro­tect Your Asset” Read the rest of this entry »

Top 40 Brain Fitness & Training Questions/ Course Registration Ends this Sunday

Let us share below a list of 40 com­mon brain fit­ness, brain health, brain train­ing ques­tions that we will make sure to address dur­ing the upcom­ing online course, How to Be Your Own Brain Fit­ness Coach in 2012 (starts March 7th). The ques­tions are sequenced by their approx­i­mate order of appear­ance in the syl­labus. We look for­ward to an engag­ing, inter­ac­tive and valu­able expe­ri­ence! ***Please remem­ber that course reg­is­tra­tion ends on Sun­day, March 4th.***

Top 40 Brain Fit­ness & Train­ing Questions

  1. How can one define brain fitness
  2. What is link between stress, focus and memory
  3. Does “brain age” even exist
  4. How to enhance over­all men­tal pro­duc­tiv­ity, vs just IQ
  5. Is there some “ceil­ing” to my improve­ment or can I always try more things
  6. How brain func­tions evolve with age. What improves, what declines, what should I be pay­ing atten­tion to Read the rest of this entry »

Q&A on Online Course: How to Be Your Own Brain Fitness Coach in 2012

We have received many excel­lent ques­tions about Sharp­Brains’ upcom­ing online course How to Be Your Own Brain Fit­ness Coach in 2012 (March 2012); let us answer the most com­mon ones below.

Ques­tion: Who has reg­is­tered to par­tic­i­pate so far?

Answer: 80 indi­vid­u­als have reg­is­tered so far, rep­re­sent­ing a fas­ci­nat­ing diver­sity of back­grounds. We have health and med­ical pro­fes­sion­als, edu­ca­tors, busi­ness exec­u­tives, traders, con­sul­tants, coaches, soft­ware engi­neers, ther­a­pists, and more.   Read the rest of this entry »

61 Lifelong Learners registered so far: How to Be Your Own Brain Fitness Coach in 2012

Only a cou­ple weeks ago we announced the new online course How to Be Your Own Brain Fit­ness Coach in 2012, and we are happy to report 61 life­long learn­ers have reg­is­tered since. Take a look at the fas­ci­nat­ing geo­graphic dis­tri­b­u­tion of par­tic­i­pants! We are look­ing for­ward to it.

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