New Self-Paced Brain Fitness Course Answers 40 Common Questions about Brain Health and Brain Training
Posted Oct 09 2012 9:05am
We are pleased to offer the first self-paced course designed to equip lifelong learners with the understanding and information required to apply neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve findings and tools to enhance their own brain health and functionality.
Detailed information is available at How to Be Your Own Brain Fitness Coach. Registered participants can immediately log into the course and gain access to four recorded lectures–each lasting two hours– and to online materials and discussions. Registration fees are $95, and students have six months to complete course.
TOP 40 QUESTIONS ON BRAIN HEALTH, BRAIN FITNESS AND BRAIN TRAINING TO BE ADDRESSED BY THE COURSE:
How can one define brain fitness
What is link between stress, focus and memory
Does “brain age” even exist
How to enhance overall mental productivity, vs just IQ
Is there some “ceiling” to my improvement or can I always try more things
How brain functions evolve with age. What improves, what declines, what should I be paying attention to
Can lifelong learning delay dementia
What are specific guidelines to lead a lifestyle that maximizes brain fitness
How to increase my chances to avoid Alzheimer’s Disease
How do I know what is part of the normal aging process and what isn’t
What are the main pillars to enhance cognition, and how do they work
What are the “active ingredients” for experiences to build new neural pathways
Are dietary supplements beneficial? How does nutrition and exercise improve cognitive skills?
What is the state of the science of cognitive health and fitness? What types of claims make sense?
Can videogames protect from dementia
Does stress kill neurons?
Can we increase the capacity/ plasticity of the brain?
What are the best preventive steps that can be taken today to maintain brain health over many years?
What are the types of activities shown to build cognitive reserve
How can brain training principles can be APPLIED to everyday work and life and learning, not just while doing programs