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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.

(Also, remem­ber that you can sub­scribe to receive our RSS feed, check our Top­ics sec­tion, and sub­scribe to our month­ly newslet­ter at the top of this page).

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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