Today we share must-read insights from Katherine Sullivan, Director of the Brain Fitness Center at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and Peter Kissinger, President of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Both of them will discuss their ongoing work and lessons learned at the upcoming 2011 SharpBrains Summit (March 30th — April 1st, 2011). The interviews below were conducted via email.
Katherine Sullivan is the Director of the Brain Fitness Center at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
1. Katherine, how would you define “brain fitness” vs. “physical fitness”?
In our context (helping active duty service members and veterans recover from cognitive dysfunction most associated with traumatic brain injury), I’d say brain fitness is the outcome we work towards: the cognitive resources required to return to duty or reintegrate into daily and professional lives as much as possible. In this sense, [Read more…] about Can Brain Fitness Innovation Enhance Cognitive Rehab and Driving Safety?