Let us share a special promotion you may be interested in: you can now gain complimentary 6-month access to the self-paced course How to Be Your Own Brain Fitness Coach when you order two copies of the new book The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age (284 pages; April 2013) before next Friday, May 10th. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
We are pleased to announce that, after much hard work and three global summits to discuss the latest science and best practices, The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age (April 2013; 284 pages), is now available for purchase as paperback ($15.95) and e-book ($9.95)!
Modern life places extraordinary demands on our brains. The SharpBrains Guide helps readers discover what really works, and what doesn’t, to Read the rest of this entry »
By: Misha Pavel, PhD
Writing a foreword to this book against a tight deadline is a somewhat challenging task. As you will learn later in the book though, there is reason to believe that such mentally stimulating, novel activities are beneficial for keeping my brain sharp as I gain in wisdom — and in years. Like many people, I have noticed changes with aging since my younger adult years. And while we all wish for a magic pill, at least for the time being it is our behaviors, perhaps aided by technology, which can help us to age well physically, emotionally, and cognitively.
Indeed, novel information, Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
You may have noticed that Amazon.com is sharing aggregated data on how ebook readers interact with the books they are reading. For example, the “Popular Highlights” section (towards the bottom of our Kindle book page) ranks the Top 10 sentences that Kindle readers have highlighted and shared while reading The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: 18 Interviews with Scientists, Practical Advice and Product Reviews, to Keep Your Brain Sharp (April 2009; 182 pages; ranked #1 in Kindle Store’s Preventive Medicine section).
This information is invaluable to authors and publishers - as you can imagine, we’ll make sure to not only maintain but to elaborate on these topics as we prepare future editions of the book.
So, what are so far the Top Ten Quotes on Lifelong Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis, Read the rest of this entry »