By: Alvaro Fernandez
We were very glad this morning to find this customer review in Amazon.com, discussing our new book:
“My family has a history of dementia and Alzheimer’s, so my wife and I are always on the lookout for new and helpful information about keeping our brains strong as we age. We’ve read more than a few and I haven’t written reviews of any of them. I wanted to share a bit about why I did like this book and what prompted me to take the time to write a review. I found this book to be bursting with useful information. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Quick heads-up: I’ll be delivering two keynote talks next week, one to senior HR executives, one to digital health pioneers. Since the first chapter of our new book is titled “START WITH THE BRAIN IN MIND,” we’re glad to see the growing interest in applied brain & cognitive science from a variety of perspectives! Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ May 2013 e-newsletter, which features a variety of articles offering a more optimistic and evidence-based approach to brain and mental health than current practices.
First of all, let us highlight that Scientific American just published an excellent review of our new book. The author sums it up by saying that “…I wish I had read this awesome guide when I was much younger…I find the emerging field of neuroplasticity immensely exciting, and guides like this one are both hopeful and reasonable.” As a reader points out, the word “awesome” does not appear often in science-oriented publications…so we are especially proud to see the book merit such treatment.
That’s it for now. Have a stimulating June!
Electrical Brain Stimulation Helps People Learn Math Faster (Wired): “…scientists stimulated volunteers’ brains with mild electric current while they learned new arithmetic operations based on made-up symbols. People who received brain stimulation during training sessions on five consecutive days learned two to five times faster than those who received sham stimulation, and they retained a 30 to 40 percent performance edge six months later… Read the rest of this entry »
Each blue dot below represents one of the 365 people who registered to watch the latest on neuroplasticity and brain health in honor of Brain Awareness Week 2013. They, together with the 195 participants in the 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, can access the full presentations by 40+ brain scientists and industry pioneers. Please subscribe to our free monthly eNewsletter to stay informed about future events!
Each blue dot below represents one of the 300 people registered so far in 27 countries to watch the latest on neuroplasticity and brain health, accessing the presentations by 40+ scientists and pioneers recorded during the 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit.
You can check out the full Agenda here. And this is what participants had to say about the quality of the presentations: Read the rest of this entry »
Each blue dot represents one of the 201 people registered so far to watch the latest on neuroplasticity and brain health during Brain Awareness Week 2013 (March 11-17th, 2013), representing over 20 countries. Please join us! Read the rest of this entry »