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Cognitive Health

10 Ways to Improve Health Based on the Latest Non-Invasive Neurotechnologies

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 12.22.2014 | Technology
Alvaro Fernandez

If we want every citizen to adopt more positive lifestyles, especially as we face longer and more demanding lives, it is imperative that we better empower and equip ourselves with the right cognitive and emotional resources and tools.

The Unexpected Reason Facebook May Be Good For Older Adults

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.19.2013 | Fifty

Spending time on Facebook has been shown to reduce stress levels, slow down heart rates and -- generally speaking -- just simply relax people. Now new...

GET PSYCHED! 4 Reasons Why You Should Be Intellectually Pumped RIGHT NOW

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D.

One of the most powerful messages coming out of the brain fitness science these days is that having intellectual passions is a major factor in any good brain fitness plan.

5 Games Every Post50 Woman Should Know

Posted 11.16.2011 | Fifty

Along with dealing with defiant teens, adjusting to empty nests, and struggling through divorces - not to mention the plotting, scheming, and murder-f...

Brain Health: Why We Need Innovation For Better Cognitive Health Care

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alvaro Fernandez

A final step toward improv­ing stan­dard med­ical prac­tice will be to bet­ter align finan­cial incen­tives for deliver­ing higher quality care.

Anti-Aging for Your Brain

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

Have you noticed little lapses in your memory as you're getting older? Could it be you're not getting enough exercise?

ADHD: Linked to Pesticide Exposure

Linda Buzzell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

A new study suggests that pesticide exposure is linked to the development of ADHD.

Alzheimer's Disease: Is Our Health Care System Ready?

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Not enough attention seems focused on ensuring health care systems' preparedness to deal with cognitive health issues -- with Alzheimer's Disease as the most dramatic example.

Public Libraries: Community-Based Health Clubs for the Brain

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Libraries are taking on a new mission to help promote cognitive health in their communities and using the concept of brain fitness.

Debunking 10 Brain Health Myths

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Think about this: How can anyone take care of his or her brain when every week brings a new barrage of articles and studies which seem to contradict each other?

Goldman Environmental Prize: Change the World, Change Your Brain

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alvaro Fernandez

I just came back from an inspiring Goldman Prize Award ceremony, where seven grassroots environmental change-makers were recognized for their work and resiliency.

Top 11 Books for Brain Health

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

We've compiled the 10 Most Popular Brain Fitness & Cognitive Health Books, based on book purchases by SharpBrains' readers during 2008.

Exercise Body and Brain for Lifelong Cognitive Health

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

The American Medical News, just published an excellent article to bring recent brain fitness research into doctor's attention.