How to Opti­mize Brain Health and Per­for­mance at Any Age (New York Public Library talk)

This is the actu­al slid­edeck pre­sent­ed by Alvaro Fer­nan­dez at New York Pub­lic Library on Sep­tem­ber 24th, 2014. Slides can be down­loaded and used for edu­ca­tion­al pur­pos­es pro­vid­ed appro­pri­ate cred­it is giv­en to Sharp­Brains and to the book The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: How to Opti­mize Brain Health and Per­for­mance at Any Age (284 pages; 2013).

Descrip­tion: Just like the rest of our body, the brain requires care, atten­tion and prop­er exer­cise. Yet, we often ignore this most vital organ because few know where to begin. Based on the new and expand­ed sec­ond edi­tion of The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness –named a Best Book by AARP in 2011– co-author Alvaro Fer­nan­dez will dis­cuss exact­ly how to “use it or lose it,” offer­ing a ground­break­ing new approach to improv­ing brain health and per­for­mance at any age, from chil­dren to younger and old­er adults.

With prac­ti­cal and per­son­al­ized tips for pre­serv­ing and enhanc­ing brain func­tion through­out life, the new book com­bines a user-friend­ly tuto­r­i­al on how the brain works with advice on how to choose and inte­grate lifestyle changes and brain train­ing exer­cis­es to improve men­tal focus, build emo­tion­al resilience, enhance mem­o­ry and ward off Alzheimer’s dis­ease. Fea­tur­ing a cap­ti­vat­ing and engag­ing inde­pen­dent analy­sis of hun­dreds of sci­en­tif­ic stud­ies pub­lished in the last 10 years, the book also includes in-depth inter­views with 20 lead­ing sci­en­tists who often chal­lenge con­ven­tion­al wis­dom and pre­vail­ing brain health think­ing and care. 

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SHARPBRAINS is an independent think-tank and consulting firm providing services at the frontier of applied neuroscience, health, leadership and innovation.

English About SharpBrains

SHARPBRAINS es un think-tank y consultoría independiente proporcionando servicios para la neurociencia aplicada, salud, liderazgo e innovación.

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