Want to test how good you are at imagining your body moving in space?
Try this brain teaser published on SharpBrains.com by Dr. Michelon. You will stimulate neurons used daily to find your way in the world. Continue reading
Want to test your visuospatial skills? Try this brain teaser published on SharpBrains.com by Dr. Michelon. A fun way to give neurons in your parietal lobes a good workout. Continue reading
To watch the program, click HERE (in the US) or HERE (outside the US). It will open a 28-min video, with Larry King interviewing Dr. Gary Small, Dr. Daniel Amen, and Alvaro Fernandez, CEO of SharpBrains and co-author of The Sharpbrains Guide to Brain Fitness along with Dr. Goldberg and Dr. Pascale Michelon. Continue reading
Between juggling work and a personal life, many Americans who take on the role of family caregiver to older loved ones often experience a great deal of stress. The cost of healthcare has become more expensive than ever, a fact which has caused more and more adult children to function as de facto caregivers for their aging parents and grandparents. Continue reading
Athletes not only train their body to achieve physical prowesses but also their mind. Why such mental training? To “tune out distractions, reduce stress and anxiety and build the focus and stamina they need to achieve optimal performance”, as this Huffington Post article tells us. Continue reading
SharpBrains announces what can be expected to be a very brain-friendly book discussion about the book “The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age”. To make the book as accessible as possible, the e-book edition is available this week for only $2.99 (instead of $9.95). Continue reading
Sharpbrains recently posted a great choice of brain teasers along with explanations by Dr Michelon that allow you to understand which brain functions the teasers challenge and in which daily activities these functions are involved. An fun and interesting way to boost your brain!
Modern life places extraordinary demands on our brains. Whether your goal is to become more resilient, enhance memory, ward off Alzheimer’s disease, or simply improve mental focus to perform better at work, this how-to guide shows you exactly how to “use it or lose it.” Continue reading
Decision-making, planning, problem solving, flexibility, inhibition, working memory, social and emotional control, are all supported by the frontal regions of the brain (behind your forehead). These skills are forms of rather high-level thinking and for this reason are called the executive functions. How are yours? Try this brain game to figure it out! Continue reading
This week is Brain Awareness Week 2013, a worldwide celebration of the brain that brings together scientists, families, schools, and communities. You can check out what is happening in your area (search here). If you’d rather stay online, here are 3 good events to get you started: