Sharp Brains: Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News

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Found­ed in 2006, is the top inde­pen­dent source of news, analy­sis and infor­ma­tion­al resources for the cog­ni­tive health and brain fit­ness field.

  • Sharp­Brains’ con­sumer guide was recent­ly select­ed by AARP as one of Best Books on Brain Fit­ness.
  • Sharp­Brains’ annu­al vir­tu­al con­fer­ence gath­ers over 200 sci­en­tists, tech­nol­o­gists, entre­pre­neurs and health­care pro­fes­sion­als world­wide.
  • Sharp­Brains’ team and infor­ma­tion are often quot­ed by media out­lets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Jour­nal, Los Ange­les Times, CNN, AP, Reuters, New Sci­en­tist, and more.

Reach a Growing and Influential Audience

  • Month­ly page views: 300,000+
  • Month­ly unique vis­i­tors: 90,000+
  • eNewslet­ter: 45,000+ sub­scribers
  • Google PageR­ank: 6
  • Face­book “Like This”: 3,500+
  • Twit­ter fol­low­ers: 2,500+
  • LinkedIn Group Mem­bers: 900+

The fol­low­ing fig­ures come from a large read­er­ship sur­vey (n=2,087 respon­dents) con­duct­ed in Jan­u­ary 2009. You can click on any chart to see details.

Very high­ly edu­cat­ed:

      • 14% hold a PhD or MD
      • 44% hold a Post­grad­u­ate Degree
      • 37% hold a Bachelor’s Degree

High House­hold Income:

  • 32% indi­cate over $100,000
  • 30% indi­cate $60,000 — $100,000
  • 24% indi­cate $30,000 — $60,000

Both pro­fes­sion­als and con­sumers:

  • 33% indi­cate Pro­fes­sion­al Rea­sons as pri­ma­ry rea­son for inter­est
  • 67% indi­cate Per­son­al Rea­sons

Slight­ly more Female:

  • 59% are Female
  • 41% are Male
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Baby Boomers are here:

  • 52% indi­cate 40–59 years of age
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