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Book discount to honor Mental Health Awareness Month

BrainFitnessTrajectoryMay is Men­tal Health Aware­ness Month, and we would like to con­tribute to world­wide edu­ca­tion­al efforts.

SharpBrainsGuide_3DWe are offer­ing the Kin­dle edi­tion of The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness at an 80% dis­count, from today until May 31st. If you still don’t have your copy, or know of some­one else who would enjoy the book, please take a minute or two to learn more…

Wish­ing life­long Brain and Men­tal Health to every­one,

The Sharp­Brains Team

NB1: You may enjoy this adapt­ed excerpt from the book — Six tips to build resilience and pre­vent brain-dam­ag­ing stress.

NB2: Here you can read some Praise for the book — rec­og­nized as a Best Book on Brain Fit­ness by AARP and oth­ers..

Your brain is your most pre­cious asset, and it is wise to invest in it,” the authors write. Using charts, draw­ings, and up-to-date sci­en­tif­ic stud­ies, they present the case that…the brain is high­ly dynam­ic and con­stant­ly reor­ga­niz­ing, and it can be shaped and reshaped across a person’s entire lifes­pan. The authors sug­gest myr­i­ad activ­i­ties to help the process along…(This is) A stim­u­lat­ing, chal­leng­ing resource, full of sol­id infor­ma­tion and prac­ti­cal tips for improv­ing brain health.” —Kirkus Reviews

A great start for mak­ing sense new brain sci­ence and for tak­ing active steps towards smart health, at the indi­vid­ual lev­el, and Smart Health, at the soci­etal lev­el.” —Misha Pavel, PhD, Pro­gram Direc­tor for the Nation­al Sci­ence Foundation’s Smart Health and Well­be­ing Pro­gram

One of those books you can­not ignore. Insight­ful, to the point, action­able. A book for lead­ers, inno­va­tors, thought pro­vok­ers and every­one who wants to act and live smarter and health­i­er, based on lat­est neu­ro­science.” —Dr. Tobias Kiefer, Direc­tor Glob­al Learn­ing & Devel­op­ment, Booz & Com­pa­ny

This is the book you need to begin to think dif­fer­ent­ly about your brain and active­ly embrace the excit­ing and promis­ing real­i­ty that your brain’s health is the cause of the cen­tu­ry.” —San­dra Bond Chap­man, PhD, Founder and Chief Direc­tor, UT-Dal­las’ Cen­ter for Brain­Health

An essen­tial ref­er­ence on the field of brain fit­ness, neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty and cog­ni­tive health” —Wal­ter Jessen, PhD, founder and edi­tor, High­light Health

Rec­og­nized by AARP as one of the best and most com­pre­hen­sive source of infor­ma­tion, this book man­ages to remain open mind­ed yet ade­quate­ly crit­i­cal at the same–a good mod­el for all sharp minds to fol­low and ben­e­fit from.” —Dr. Peter White­house, Pro­fes­sor of Neu­rol­o­gy at Case West­ern Reserve Uni­ver­si­ty

A much-need­ed resource to help us bet­ter under­stand our brains and minds and how to nour­ish them through life.“ —Susan E. Hoff­man, Direc­tor, Osh­er Life­long Learn­ing Insti­tute at UC Berke­ley

…the best overview I’ve seen of neu­ro­science impli­ca­tions for per­son­al devel­op­ment and pro­fes­sion­al effec­tive­ness” —Ed Batista, Lead­er­ship Coach at the Stan­ford Grad­u­ate School of Busi­ness 

Kudos for an excel­lent resource! This book is full of top notch infor­ma­tion and prac­ti­cal tips, and helps sep­a­rate hype from hope in the brain health are­na.“ —Eliz­a­beth Edger­ly, Ph.D., Chief Pro­gram Offi­cer, Alzheimer’s Asso­ci­a­tion

The Sharp­Brains Guide To Brain Fit­ness reminds of us all why books (and not just googling a top­ic) can be well worth your time and mon­ey. Two Stetho­scopes Up — check it out.” —Dr. Jan Gur­ley, Internist Physi­cian and Robert Wood John­son Fel­low

This book pro­vides a very valu­able ser­vice to a wide com­mu­nity inter­ested in learn­ing and brain top­ics.“ —Michael Pos­ner, Emer­i­tus Pro­fes­sor of Neu­ro­science at the Uni­ver­sity of Ore­gon

Final­ly, an insight­ful and com­plete overview of the sci­ence, prod­ucts and trends to debunk old myths and help us all main­tain our brains in top shape. A must-read“ —Glo­ria Cavanaugh, for­mer Pres­i­dent of the Amer­i­can Soci­ety on Aging

A mas­ter­ful guide to the brain train­ing rev­o­lu­tion. Promis­es to stim­u­late a much need­ed con­ver­sa­tion that will nudge soci­ety to build a new brain fit­ness cul­ture on sol­id, research-based, foun­da­tions.“ —P. Murali Doraiswamy MD, Pro­fes­sor of Psy­chi­a­try, Duke Uni­ver­sity

This is the only book that I know of that seam­lessly inte­grates lat­est infor­ma­tion about cog­ni­tive health across the lifes­pan. Very use­ful to any­one inter­ested in the brain.“—Arthur Kramer, Pro­fes­sor of Psy­chol­ogy at Uni­ver­sity of Illi­nois

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