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First Brain Training Consumer's Guide Debunks Ten Brain Health Myths and Reviews 21 Products
Date:6/9/2009

Economic Forum's Global Agenda Councils, he is often quoted by the media including recently in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and CNN.

Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg is internationally renowned for his clinical work, research, and teaching in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience. Co-founder and Chief Scientific Advisor of SharpBrains, he is also a Clinical Professor of neurology at New York University School of Medicine and Diplomat of The American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology. He is the author of The Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes and The Civilized Mind and The Wisdom Paradox: How Your Mind Can Grow Stronger as Your Brain Grows Older.

Table of Contents

         Foreword by Gloria Cavanaugh
         Introduction: Debunking 10 Brain and Brain Fitness Myths
         Chapter 1. The Brain and Brain Fitness 101
         Chapter 2. The 4 Pillars of Brain Maintenance
         Chapter 3. Mental Exercise vs. Mental Activity
         Chapter 4. Brain Training Software: Profiles, Evaluation Criteria
                    and 21 Quick Picks
         Chapter 5. A Growing Range of Applications
         Chapter 6. Ready for the Future?
         Chapter 7. Opening the Debate
         Glossary
         References

Products Reviewed:

  • Overall brain maintenance: Brain Age series (Nintendo), BrainWare Safari (Learning Enhancement Corporation), FitBrains.com (Vivity Labs), Happy-Neuron.com (Scientific Brain Training), Lumosity.com (Lumos Labs), MindFit (CogniFit), (m)Power (Dakim)
  • Targeted brain workout: Classic and InSight (Posit Science), Working Memory Training JM and RM (Cogmed), DriveFit (CogniFit), Earobics (Houghton Mifflin), Fast ForWord (Scientific Learning), IntelliGym (Applied Cognitive Engineering), Vision Restpration Therapy (NovaVision)
  • Emotional sel
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