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Brain Exercise and Fitness: August Monthly Digest

Crossword PuzzleAs we announced last month, we have started to offer a Monthly Digest of the Most Popular Blog Posts. Today, September 2nd, we will list the most popular August posts. Consider it your monthly Brain Exercise Magazine.

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News You Can Use

The Ten Habits of Highly Effective Brains: our most successful post so far, on how to maintain fit brains, with over 70,000 readers in a few days!

Physical Exercise Boosts Memory: “It is important for people of all ages to do 20 to 30 minutes of aerobic exercise several times a week.”

Brain Fitness Market News

Brain Fitness Program 2.0, MindFit, and more: overview and commentary on recent New York Times and The Times articles.

Brain Training Games and “Games”: 10-questions to help evaluate programs making brain training claims.

Neurotechnology, Health and Brain Fitness News: a few announcements.

Corporate Wellness and Training

Training the Aging Workforce: an overview of demographic trends and implications, relevant to every HR and Training professional and boomer.

On Learning and “Being Smart”

Feed Your Brain with Fun Neuroscience: some of my favorite quotes from our Neuroscience Interview Series.

Smart Brains, Becoming Smarter, and Intelligence: an essay by David Gamon on what being “smart” means and what happens as we age.


Cognitive training research: MindFit, Lumosity, Posit Science, Cogmed: overview of some recently published and ongoing studies.: overview of some recently published and ongoing studies.

Cognitive Enhancement and Exercise, by Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg: a nice podcast interview with our co-founder, neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg.

I hope you enjoy these articles and find them useful. And stimulating!. Please feel free to suggest topics you would like me to cover in the future.

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