Tag Archives: Brain-fitness

Larry King Talks about The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness

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

Join the Most Brain-Friendly Book Discussion

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

Discussion Guide to Talk About Your Brain

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Enjoy here the discussion guide now available for the recently released  ”The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness”. What bet­ter way to stim­u­late our minds than to explore and dis­cuss the lat­est brain sci­ence and how to apply it to improve our health and our lives? Continue reading

Top Quotes and Free Chapter From The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

SharpBrainsGuide_3D_compressedI share the surprise and pleasure of my co-author Alvaro Fernandez at seeing what people find most inter­est­ing and note­wor­thy when reading our book. Discover here the 5 Most High­lighted Quotes in The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: How to Opti­mize Brain Health and Per­for­mance at Any Age. Continue reading

What Are You Doing for Brain Awareness Week?

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:

Learn How to Max Your Memory

Do you sometimes forget names? Are you in search of ways to improve your brain performance? Join Dr. Pascale Michelon, director of the Memory Practice, adjunct faculty at Washington University, and author of Max Your Memory for an informative and stimulating event. Hear about the latest research facts and techniques that can help you clear the brain fog and sharpen your memory. Continue reading

Boost Your Memory with Dr. P Michelon

Listen to Dr. Michelon talk about the brain and the lifestyle factors that matter to keep it fit: a balanced diet, regular physical exercise, low levels of stress and last but not least, mental challenges.
And get tips on how to boost your memory, from Max Your Memory, her latest book.

Dr. Michelon was interviewed by Diane Keefe, Host of the Caring for Parents Together talk show on Blog Talk Radio. Continue reading

Stay Physically Fit to Delay Brain Aging

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Walking, jogging, swimming, taking an aerobic class, all these obviously contribute to the good health of your body. Did you know that these could also help your brain stay healthy longer? Results presented recently at the meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Washington, D.C., suggest that physically fit older men and women show fewer age-related changes in their brain than their less fit counterparts. Continue reading

Know Your Brain to Train It Well

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

If you are interested in improving your brain fitness and performance the first step is to understand how the brain works. It is important to understand that different parts of the brain support different functions. This matters because when trying to train your brain, you will have to either perform a range of activities to train your whole brain or select a few specific activities to train only some functions (or brain areas). Here is some basics information to get you started. Continue reading

Stress and Memory: What’s the Relationship?

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Intuitively, stress does not seem to be a performance booster. We have all fumbled through documents right in the middle of a stressful presentation or conversation, unable to find the document we wanted! On the other hand it feels like a little bit of stress may help arouse us. What does science tell us about the effect of stress on performance? Is stress good for memory? Continue reading