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Alvaro Fernandez

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The Top 10 Brain Health Books of 2008 - Ready For Some Mental ..

Here you have The 10 Most Popular Brain Fitness & Cognitive Health Books of 2008. I hope you find them as stimulating as I did! 1. Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, ..
(January 13, 2009)
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 | Book-Reviews/Health-Mind-Body | Visitors: 511

Earth 2.0 - Yes We Can Launch a New and Improved Global Agenda

Imagine seeing a top sheik from Dubai, wrapped in traditional Arab clothing, exclaim “Yes We Can" in front of the 800 experts gathered during the Summit of the Global Agenda that just took ..
(November 11, 2008)
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Can Brain Training Games Make You a Better Driver? Allstate ..

Insurance company Allstate just announced a very intelligent initiative. According to the Chicago Tribune: -"Allstate, which called the Posit program (brain training games) “potentially the ..
(September 30, 2008)
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Top 7 Brainteasers and Puzzles For Job Interviews and Brain ..

A recent CNN article explains well why a growing number of companies use brainteasers and logic puzzles of a type called “guesstimations" during job interviews: - “Seemingly random ..
(September 21, 2008)
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Why Do You Turn Down the Radio When You're Lost? Multi-Tasking .

You're driving through suburbia one evening looking for the street where you're supposed to have dinner at a friend's new house. You slow down to a crawl, turn down the radio, stop talking, and stare .
(February 28, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Techniques | Visitors: 238

Exercise Your Brain - Quick Brain Teasers to Test Your Memory ..

Here's a quick quiz to test your memory and thinking skills, which should work out important parts of your brain. See how you do! (Answers are below). 1. - Name the one sport in which neither the ..
(March 30, 2008)
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Why We All Make Stupid Decisions on Money, Work and Health

It happens. Often. Why? We just secured an interview with Ori Brafman, co-author of Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior (Doubleday Business, 2008), to discuss our Dark Side (well, he ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Brain Age Mythology Compared to What Really Improves Cognitive .

Many people have been asking us recently about whether we all have a “Brain Age" and how we can reduce our “brain ages". This concept is a myth, fueled by the (very fun) Nintendo game and .
(June 28, 2008)
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Ready to Measure Your Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health?

You know your weight. And your physical fitness. And a variety of health-related metrics. What about your brain fitness? In years to come, we can expect a growing number of assessments to help each ..
(July 13, 2008)
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What Every Parent and Educator Should Know About Enriching ..

To learn important lessons for all parents and educators, we interview today Eric Jensen, a former middle school teacher and former adjunct professor for several universities including the University .
(March 29, 2008)
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Train Your Brain With a New $225m Market Based on Latest Brain .

A spate of recent news coverage on brain fitness and “brain training" reflects a growing interest in natural, non-drug-based interventions to keep our brains sharp as we age. This interest is ..
(February 18, 2008)
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10 Brain Health and Fitness New Year's Resolutions - Train ..

You have survived the 2007 shopping and eating season. Congratulations! Now it's time to shift gears and focus on 2008. . . whether you write down some New Year resolutions or contemplate some things .
(December 30, 2007)
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10-Question Checklist to Select the Right Brain Fitness ..

Unless you have been living in a cave, you have read by now multiple articles about the brain training and brain exercise craze: sudoku, Nintendo BrainAge, multiple online games, software like ..
(July 18, 2007)
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New Brain Health Roadmap Announced

On June 10th something wonderful happened, and the media hasn't paid much attention yet. On that day, the National Public Health Road Map to Maintaining Cognitive Health was released by the CDC and ..
(July 15, 2007)
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Exercising Our Brains 101 - Why and How

Major media publications (Time Magazine, Newsweek, CBS, USA Today. . . ) are starting to explain the scientific evidence behind how brain training can improve memory and concentration and help delay ..
(July 04, 2007)
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What Is Learning? Can We Learn Better Than Apes?-Part 2

We continue the conversation on Learning with Dr. James Zull, Professor of Biology and Biochemistry at Case Western University and author of The Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of ..
(June 03, 2007)
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