Plus, if you’re still looking for New Year Resolutions, here you can find a few great ideas 🙂 [Read more…] about Happy New Year and Happy New Decade!
“No one would argue against the fact that sports lead to better physically fitness, but we don’t always think of brain fitness and sports,” said Professor Nina Kraus, director of the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at Northwestern University.
“We’re saying that playing sports can tune the brain to better understand one’s sensory environment.” [Read more…] about Play sports (smartly) for a quieter brain and better auditory processing
We are proud that Amazon India has selected The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age as part of its Kindle Weekly Deal running from October 13th to the 17th — when many bestselling eBooks will be discounted to just 49 rupees.
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After a very busy month, it’s time now for SharpBrains e‑newsletter to summarize the latest initiatives, tools and ideas for lifelong brain health and mental fitness — and to share a few puzzles and illusions to tease your brain.
A growing number of classrooms in China are equipped with artificial-intelligence cameras and brain-wave trackers. Video: Crystal Tai for The Wall Street Journal.
Have a great month of October,
The SharpBrains Team
“BrainFutures released a report today that makes a clear case for integrating proven brain fitness programs into all U.S. classrooms. Over a decade of research has shown that evidence-based programs can improve students’ executive function skills and prosocial behaviors, which are more accurate predictors of academic readiness and life success than IQ or any other performance markers. [Read more…] about Report calls for wide classroom-based adoption of ten brain fitness programs designed to improve foundational executive functions
“A University of California, Irvine-led study has found that online brain game exercises can enable people in their 70s and even 80s to multitask cognitively as well as individuals 50 years their junior. This is an increasingly valuable skill, given today’s daily information onslaught, which can divide attention and be particularly taxing for older adults [Read more…] about Can trained older brains outperform untrained younger ones at demanding cognitive tasks? Quick answer: YES