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Brain Fitness Conversations in November: Live Q&A with Book Authors

AARP recent­ly released a list of Top 5 Best Books for Brain Fit­ness. SharpBrains.com is hon­ored to have pub­lished one of those Top 5 books and to present this Live Q&A Series for you to ask ques­tions to the authors of 3 of those best books on brain fit­ness. Par­tic­i­pants will sub­mit writ­ten ques­tions, mod­er­a­tors will select the most impor­tant and rel­e­vant ques­tions, and book authors will write their answers for every­one to read.

  • Novem­ber 1st, 2011, 2–3pm ET: Dr. Gary Small, author of The Mem­o­ry Bible
  • Novem­ber 15th, 2011, 2–3pm ET: Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, co-author of The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness
  • Novem­ber 22nd, 2011, 2–3pm ET: Dr. Paul Nuss­baum, author of Save Your Brain
  • (in Span­ish) Novem­ber 29th, 2011, 2–3pm ET: Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, co-autor de The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness

Tuesday November 1st, 2011, 2–3pm US Eastern Time

Title: The Mem­o­ry Bible: An Inno­v­a­tive Strat­e­gy for Keep­ing Your Brain Young, by Gary Small (Hype­r­i­on, 2003).

Descrip­tion: Aging baby boomers are becom­ing acute­ly aware of their own mem­o­ry laps­es. Is each case incip­i­ent Alzheimer’s or just a benign “senior moment”? …In The Mem­o­ry Bible, neu­ro­sci­en­tist Small has com­piled an amus­ing and infor­ma­tive array of self-tests, puz­zles, quizzes, and oth­er tech­niques to enhance mem­o­ry per­for­mance. He also draws upon cur­rent sci­en­tif­ic advance­ments in mem­o­ry and rec­om­mends brain-sav­ing lifestyle changes. Learn More and Order Book Here.

—> Join Live Q&A Ses­sion Here. Chat about mem­o­ry, mem­o­ry tech­niques and brain-healthy lifestyles with Dr. Small, Direc­tor of UCLA’s Mem­o­ry Clin­ic and Cen­ter on Aging, on Novem­ber 1st at 2pm ET.

Mod­er­a­tors: Har­ry Moody, AARP; Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, Sharp­Brains.

Tuesday November 15th, 2011, 2–3pm US Eastern Time

Title: The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: 18 Inter­views with Sci­en­tists, Prac­ti­cal Advice, and Prod­uct Reviews, to Keep Your Brain Sharp, by Alvaro Fer­nan­dez and Elkhonon Gold­berg. (Sharp­Brains Inc., 2009).

Descrip­tion: The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness is an invalu­able resource to nav­i­gate grow­ing brain research and iden­ti­fy the lifestyle fac­tors and prod­ucts that con­tribute to brain fit­ness. By gath­er­ing eigh­teen of the top sci­en­tists and offer­ing insight and detailed descrip­tions of over twen­ty prod­ucts, this text is an essen­tial guide to the field of neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty and cog­ni­tive health. While most of us have heard the phrase “use it or lose it,” very few under­stand what “it” means, or how to prop­er­ly “use it” in order to main­tain brain func­tion and fit­ness. The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness is designed to fill this gap. Learn More and Order Book Here.

—> Join Live Q&A Ses­sion Here. Chat about how to nav­i­gate the grow­ing maze of brain fit­ness prod­ucts, ser­vices and claims with Mr. Fer­nan­dez, CEO of SharpBrains.com, on Novem­ber 15th at 2pm ET .

Mod­er­a­tor: Har­ry Moody, AARP.

Tuesday November 22nd, 2011, 2–3pm US Eastern Time

Title: Save Your Brain: The 5 Things You Must Do To Keep Your Mind Young and Sharp, by Paul Nuss­baum. (McGraw-Hill, 2010).

Descrip­tion: Begin­ning with a diag­nos­tic quiz to help you deter­mine your over­all brain health, and end­ing with meal plans and recipes for a brain boost­ing diet, Save Your Brain is an easy-to-fol­low com­pre­hen­sive guide to get­ting the brain in the best shape pos­si­ble, and keep­ing it there-for life! Alzheimers and Demen­tia are on the rise but clin­i­cal neu­ropsy­chol­o­gist David Nuss­baum presents a com­pre­hen­sive 5‑part pro­gram for keep­ing brains oper­at­ing at their best and fight­ing off these debil­i­tat­ing dis­eases. Learn More and Order Book Here.

—> Join Live Q&A Ses­sion Here. Chat about a holis­tic approach to brain health with Dr. Nuss­baum, a clin­i­cal neu­ropsy­chol­o­gist, on Novem­ber 22nd at 2pm ET .

Mod­er­a­tor: Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, Sharp­Brains.

(In Spanish) Tuesday November 29th, 2011, 2–3pm US Eastern Time

Tit­u­lo: The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: 18 Inter­views with Sci­en­tists, Prac­ti­cal Advice, and Prod­uct Reviews, to Keep Your Brain Sharp, by Alvaro Fer­nan­dez and Elkhonon Gold­berg. (Sharp­Brains Inc., 2009).

Descrip­cion: El libro The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness (escrito en ingles) es una guia impre­scindible para nave­g­ar la cien­cia del cere­bro e iden­ti­ficar los esti­los de vida y los pro­duc­tos que pueden con­tribuir a mejo­rar la salud cere­bral a lo largo de la vida. A trav­es de entre­vis­tas con cien­tifi­cos pun­teros y con resumenes prac­ti­cos, el libro ofrece una guia esen­cial para enten­der y aplicar los ulti­mos avances cien­tifi­cos al man­ten­imien­to y mejo­ra de nues­tras capaci­dades cog­ni­ti­vas y emo­cionales. Ordene el Libro Aqui.

—> Unase a la Sesion de Pre­gun­tas y Respues­tas Aqui. Apren­da sobre las apli­ca­ciones prac­ti­cas de la neu­ro­plas­ti­ci­dad con Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, CEO de SharpBrains.com, el 29 de Noviem­bre a las 2pm US East­ern Time.


Please note: The views of guest speak­ers are the speak­ers’ alone and do not rep­re­sent the views of AARP or Sharp­Brains, nor do they con­sti­tute med­ical advice. AARP select­ed its Brain Fit­ness Best Books list, and Sharp­Brains is host­ing this series, as a pure­ly infor­ma­tion­al pub­lic ser­vice.

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