Brain Fitness Guide

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.”

The Sharp Brains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age (2013)
by A. Fernandez, Dr. E. Goldberg, & Dr. P. Michelon


This new and much-expanded edition of the guide AARP named a Best Book on Brain Fitness offers useful, pragmatic and personalized tips and suggestions that are easy to implement. It provides a groundbreaking new approach for self-assessing current brain fitness needs and identifying the most relevant and evidence-based methods to preserve and enhance brain function throughout life.

Praises for the first edition of the book:

“Finally, an insightful and complete overview of the science, products and trends to debunk old myths and help us all maintain our brains in top shape. A must-read for everyone with a brain.”
– Gloria Cavanaugh, former President of the American Society on Aging

“Kudos for an excellent resource! This SharpBrains Guide is full of top notch information, provides practical tips and helps separate hype from hope in the brain health arena.”
– Elizabeth Edgerly, Ph.D., Chief Program Officer, Alzheimer’s Association

“A masterful guide to the brain training revolution. Promises to stimulate a much needed conversation that will nudge society to build a new brain fitness culture on solid, research-based, foundations.”
– P. Murali Doraiswamy MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University and Co-author of The Alzheimer’s Action Plan

“This is the only book that I know of that seamlessly integrates latest information about cognitive health across the lifespan. Very useful to anyone interested in brain care.”
– Arthur Kramer, Professor of Psychology at University of Illinois

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