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Registration closed @ today’s Virtual Lecture on 25 Must-Know Brain Health Facts


Quick heads-up: Reg­is­tra­tion is now closed for todays’s vir­tu­al lec­ture on 25 Must-Know Facts to Har­ness Neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty & Tech­nol­o­gy For Bet­ter Brain Health.

All 190+ par­tic­i­pants in 14 coun­tries (see image above) have received log-in details via email. If you are inter­est­ed in future events, please sub­scribe to our free month­ly eNewslet­ter.

  • What: Three well-rec­og­nized experts and pioneers–UCLA’s Dr. Bob Bilder, Emotiv’s Tan Le, and Sharp­Brains’ Alvaro Fernandez–will dis­cuss 25 fun­da­men­tal facts around neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty, Alzheimer’s pre­ven­tion, brain train­ing, med­i­ta­tion, neu­ro­feed­back, neu­ro­ge­n­e­sis, brain sup­ple­ments, and more. Avail­able online from any­where with an Inter­net con­nec­tion, this vir­tu­al lec­ture will pro­vide par­tic­i­pants with the must-know foun­da­tion to under­stand the val­ue and the lim­i­ta­tions of emerg­ing brain sci­ence and relat­ed tech­nolo­gies, empow­er­ing them to nav­i­gate the grow­ing stream of news arti­cles, research reports and mar­ket­ing claims.
  • When: This Thurs­day, April 21st, 2016. 10:30am-noon US Pacif­ic Time/ 1.30–3pm US East­ern Time.

New book on How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age

SharpBrainsGuide_3D_compressedWe are pleased to announce that, after much hard work and three glob­al sum­mits to dis­cuss the lat­est sci­ence and best prac­tices, The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: How to Opti­mize Brain Health and Per­for­mance at Any Age (April 2013; 284 pages), is now avail­able for pur­chase as paper­back ($15.95) and e-book ($9.95)!

Mod­ern life places extra­or­di­nary demands on our brains. The Sharp­Brains Guide helps read­ers dis­cov­er what real­ly works, and what doesn’t, to Read the rest of this entry »

Why, to improve memory, we need to think of the brain as a system

(Editor’s Note: every month we host an online Q&A with par­tic­i­pants in the e-course How To Be Your Own Brain Fit­ness Coach. This is the light­ly edit­ed and anonymized tran­script from the Jan­u­ary Q&A ses­sion; the Feb­ru­ary Q&A will take place on Tues­day, Feb­ru­ary 12th)

OK, ready to go! Hap­py 2013 again. You can start writ­ing your ques­tions and com­ments in the box at the bot­tom, and hit Send.

Which activ­i­ties or games or web­sites do you rec­om­mend to improve mem­o­ry? Read the rest of this entry »

Brain fitness class’ monthly Q&A: Memory, stress, emotions, and more

Reg­is­tered par­tic­i­pants in the new e-course How to Be Your Own Brain Fit­ness Coach can take part in a month­ly online Q&A ses­sion to dis­cuss progress and open ques­tions with the course fac­ul­ty and with fel­low par­tic­i­pants. Below is the tran­script of the Octo­ber 30th Q&A ses­sion, light­ly edit­ed and anonymized.

Course Fac­ul­ty (or F): OK, we are ready to start. You can start writ­ing and sub­mit­ting any ques­tions and com­ments!  Read the rest of this entry »

151 Sharp Brains in 23 Countries to Participate in Inaugural Online Course, How to Become Your Own Brain Fitness Coach

Each blue dot below rep­re­sents a reg­is­tered par­tic­i­pant in the online course start­ing this Wednes­day, March 7th, How to Be Your Own Brain Fit­ness Coach in 2012. Reg­is­tra­tion is now closed, so if you are inter­est­ed in learn­ing about sim­i­lar offer­ings in the future, please sub­scribe  to our month­ly Sharp­Brains eNewslet­ter. We’ll send final details today to every­one who reg­is­tered. Look­ing for­ward to a great and valu­able expe­ri­ence!

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