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AARP just released a very interesting brain health research study based on 1,200 online interviews conducted in August 2014. Key findings include:
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Time for our September 2014 e-newsletter, featuring a wealth of insights and innovations reports…including four thought-provoking interviews with Sponsors of the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (October 28-30th). Enjoy!
New perspectives at the frontier of Brain, Health & Innovation:
Finally, you may want to try this brain teaser to test your multi-tasking abilities…and, if you are interested in all these topics for professional reasons, please consider joining us at the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (October 28-30th) – you can register with a 10% discount using promotional code: sharp2014
Have a great month of October!
Sep 25, 2014 0
By: Alvaro Fernandez
What is your current job title and organization, and what excites you the most about working there?
As discussed in The Brain that Changes Itself and in my own book, The Woman Who Changed Her Brain, I launched the Arrowsmith Program, a suite of cognitive exercises–now in more that 60 schools–designed to strengthen weak cognitive areas that underlie a number of specific learning difficulties and disabilities.
I did so based on my journey to overcome my own severe specific learning difficulties Read the rest of this entry »
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We have always thought that “our brain shapes us.” I wrote my new book, The Woman Who Changed Her Brain (May 2012; Free Press, Foreword by Norman Doidge), to prove that the reverse is equally true. I wanted to demonstrate how “we can shape our brains.”
Imagine having a brain that is capable and incapable at the same time. Growing up, I had severe learning disabilities. I lived in a world that was confusing and incomprehensible. As I was to later discover, a critical part of my brain was not working properly, the end result being that all language was experienced as foreign and my translator was Read the rest of this entry »