In honor of everyone with a brain and an ebook reader, we are making the Kindle edition of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness free to download until this Friday. You will notice that a few sections require updating (we’re working on a second edition) but the book has aged pretty well since 2009. Description: Named a Best Book by AARP, The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness is an invaluable guide that helps readers navigate growing brain research and identify the lifestyle factors and products that Read the rest of this entry »
We are pleased to offer the first self-paced course designed to equip lifelong learners with the understanding and information required to apply neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve findings and tools to enhance their own brain health and functionality.
Detailed information is available at How to Be Your Own Brain Fitness Coach. Registered participants can immediately log into the course and gain access to four recorded lectures–each lasting two hours– and to online materials and discussions. Registration fees are $95, and students have six months to complete course.
TOP 40 QUESTIONS ON BRAIN HEALTH, BRAIN FITNESS AND BRAIN TRAINING TO BE ADDRESSED BY THE COURSE: Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ September 2012 eNewsletter, featuring leading-edge research and insights to help connect the dots among technology, healthy living, healthare, concussions, and–our protagonist–the brain.
Technology & the Brain:
Healthy Living & the Brain:
Healthcare & the Brain:
Concussions & the Brain:
Have a great month of October!
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The annual wellness visit: An opportunity to improve revenue and patient care (PhysBizTech):
“Medicare recently introduced the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) to keep Medicare beneficiaries healthy, or help Medicare beneficiaries become healthier, by promoting positive health habits and a healthy lifestyle. Unlike Read the rest of this entry »
“The annual SharpBrains Virtual Summit is a convenient and surprisingly compelling forum for catching up on applied cognitive research from leaders in the field and for helping shape future brain health care.” — Dr. Yaakov Stern, Cognitive Neuroscience Division Leader, Columbia University. Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ July 2012 eNewsletter, featuring in this occasion an in-depth article on why and how to Invest in Brain Health to Drive Innovation and Prosperity, by Veronika Litinski.
- Invest in Brain Health to Drive Innovation and Prosperity, by Veronika Litinski
- Understanding, and Nurturing, Resilience, by Andrew Zolli
- How Do Words, such as Yes and No, Change Our Brains and Lives?, by Dr. Andrew Newberg and Mark Waldman
- Study: Adaptive Working Memory Training Can Reduce ADHD-related Off-Task Behavior, by Dr. David Rabiner
- Promoting Mental Agility through Cognitive Control and Mental Representation, by Judith Tingley, PhD
New Research and Resources:
Have a great month of August!
New Research Links Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) to Increased Isolation and Risk of Death (AAIC press release):
- “Two studies presented today at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2012 (AAIC® 2012) in Vancouver provide evidence of connections between mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and negative health outcomes – increased isolation and death.” Read the rest of this entry »