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Looking for a mental edge, more professional athletes adopt brain training apps



Brain train­ing gain­ing momen­tum as new app for ath­letes to be unveiled (ESPN):

Brain sci­ence for ath­letes is get­ting more atten­tion, not only as scrutiny over con­cus­sion test­ing becomes greater with reports of long term dam­age to pros but also as brain train­ing becomes more professionalized.

Every­one is look­ing for that edge, Read the rest of this entry »

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 »


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