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Dr. Chapman Q&A Transcript: Best Brain Health Fitness Tip? “Never let status quo be an option”

Here’s the lightly edited tran­script of the Jan­u­ary 4th online Q&A ses­sion with Dr. San­dra Chap­man, Direc­tor of the Cen­ter for Brain­Health at UT-Dallas and author of the new book Make Your Brain Smarter (Free Press; Jan­u­ary 2013). Enjoy!


AlvaroF: You can start writ­ing ques­tions so we have a few to choose from as we start in a cou­ple of min­utes. Thank you!

AlvaroF: Just one sec­ond and we’ll be ready. Already get­ting great questions!

AlvaroF: Let me first thank Dr. San­dra Chap­man for being with us today. She was one of the best speak­ers at our 2012 Sum­mit, and since then we wanted to share her research and think­ing with all Sharp­Brains read­ers. Read the rest of this entry »

190 Sharp Brains Issue a Call to Enhance Brain Health through Neuroplasticity, Big Data and Consumer Education

-– Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Sum­mit brings together global lead­ers and inno­va­tors to advance the emerg­ing fields of applied neu­ro­science and brain fitness

The third annual vir­tual Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Sum­mit: Opti­miz­ing Health through Neu­ro­plas­tic­ity, Inno­va­tion and Data, held June 7–14th, con­cluded with a call to enhance brain health by har­ness­ing neuroplasticity-based appli­ca­tions, big data plat­forms and con­sumer inter­est to aug­ment the tra­di­tional reliance on disease-based phar­ma­co­log­i­cal inter­ven­tions and frag­mented clin­i­cal trials.

The Sum­mit brought together 190 researchers, decision-makers and prac­ti­tion­ers across the tech­nol­ogy, men­tal health, gam­ing and other sec­tors to dis­cuss health opti­miza­tion and applied neu­ro­plas­tic­ity research and trends.

We are glad to see a grow­ing research-based toolkit to empower con­sumers, patients and pro­fes­sion­als  to main­tain and enhance cog­ni­tion and brain health across the lifes­pan,” said Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. Sandra Chapman on Brainomics: How Big Data Provides Gateway to Maximize Human Cognitive Performance

Dr. Chap­man will dis­cuss Brain­omics: How Big Data Pro­vides Gate­way to Max­i­mize Human Cog­ni­tive Per­for­mance, at the upcom­ing 2012 Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Sum­mit (June 7-14th, 2012).

San­dra Bond Chap­man, Ph.D., founder and chief direc­tor of the Cen­ter for Brain­Health at The Uni­ver­sity of Texas at Dal­las, is com­mit­ted to max­i­miz­ing human cog­ni­tive poten­tial across the entire human lifes­pan. As a cog­ni­tive neu­ro­sci­en­tist with more than 40 funded research grants, Read the rest of this entry »

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