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Book details

  • Title: The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness
  • Sub­ti­tle: 18 Inter­views with Sci­en­tists, Prac­ti­cal Advice, and Prod­uct Reviews, to Keep Your Brain Sharp
  • For­mat: Paper­back, 182 pages
  • Pub­lish­er: Sharp­Brains, Incor­po­rat­ed; 1 edi­tion (April 30, 2009)
  • Retail Price: $14.95
  • Lan­guage: Eng­lish
  • ISBN-10: 0982362900
  • ISBN-13: 978–0982362907
  • LCCN: 2009900171
  • Prod­uct Dimen­sions: 9 x 5.9 x 0.3 inch­es
  • Ship­ping Weight: 10.4 ounces

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Supplemental Materials

This Pro­gram Eval­u­a­tion Check­list, includ­ed in The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness and designed to help con­sumers and pro­fes­sion­als nav­i­gate through the grow­ing num­ber of pro­grams mak­ing “brain fit­ness” or “brain train­ing” claims, can be freely print­ed and shared.

SharpBrains Checklist 10 Ques­tions to Choose the Right Brain Fit­ness Pro­gram
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SharpBrains Checklist Bookmark 10 Ques­tions to Choose the Right Brain Fit­ness Pro­gram (Book­mark size)
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The New York Library presents The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness

Descrip­tion: 90-minute lec­ture host­ed by The New York Pub­lic Library and sup­port­ed by the Ein­stein Aging Study at Albert Ein­stein Col­lege of Med­i­cine.

Speak­er: Book co-author Alvaro Fer­nan­dez

–> Watch Video (opens YouTube win­dow)

Public Libraries: Community-Based Health Clubs for the Brain

Descrip­tion: arti­cle writ­ten for the May/ June 2009 issue of Aging Today, the bimonth­ly news­pa­per of the Amer­i­can Soci­ety on Aging

Author: Book co-author Alvaro Fer­nan­dez

–> Read arti­cle

Digital Natives and Immigrants: What Brain Research Tells Us

Descrip­tion: arti­cle writ­ten for the Nov/Dec 2009 issue of Infor­ma­tion Today, Inc.

Author: Nan­cy Herther, Uni­ver­si­ty of Min­neso­ta Libraries, 170b Wil­son Library

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Why We Need to Retool “Use It Or Lose It”: Healthy Brain Aging

Descrip­tion: arti­cle writ­ten for the July/ August 2009 issue of The Jour­nal of Active Aging

Author: Book co-author Alvaro Fer­nan­dez

–> Read Arti­cle