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Update: Michael Merzenich, NYPL talk, Free eBook

Here you have the Decem­ber edi­tion of our month­ly107px-gray1197thumbnail eNewslet­ter cov­er­ing cog­ni­tive health and brain fit­ness top­ics. Please remem­ber that you can sub­scribe to receive this Newslet­ter by email, using the box in the right col­umn.

Michael Merzenich on Brain Fit­ness

You will enjoy this com­pre­hen­sive con­ver­sa­tion with neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty expert  Michael Merzenich on the 8 main top­ics that will be addressed in the Sharp­Brains Sum­mit. What val­ue does tech­nol­o­gy bring to the cog­ni­tive health table? Why is brain train­ing for safe dri­ving gain­ing so much momen­tum? what auto­mat­ed assess­ments may become com­mon­place? why do we need “per­son­al brain train­ers” — and who will they be? Read the full inter­view here.

The Sharp­Brains Guide @ New York Pub­lic Library

You may well be think­ing about New Year Res­o­lu­tions, so we are shar­ing a cou­ple of resources that may help you select res­o­lu­tions to fos­ter brain fit­ness with­out break­ing the bank.

First, here is the video of my book talk at The New York Pub­lic Library on Sep­tem­ber 23rd, where we dis­cussed The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness (May 2009; $19.95). The talk lasts an hour, fol­lowed by 25 min­utes of Q&A. If you enjoy, please make sure to share with your friends and col­leagues.

Sec­ond, you can down­load a com­pli­men­ta­ry PDF copy of The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: 18 Inter­views with Sci­en­tists, Prac­ti­cal Advice, and Prod­uct Reviews, to Keep Your Brain Sharp, by sub­scrib­ing to our month­ly eNewslet­ter. You can intro­duce and sub­mit your email in the col­umn to the right, and you’ll receive a con­fir­ma­tion email includ­ing a link to down­load the eBook.

Wish­ing you a very Sharp 2010!

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