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Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
San Diego, California
Patsi Krakoff, Psy.D., is co-founder of Mind-FX Science, Inc., and author of www.Brain-FX.com. A former psychologist from San Diego, California, she founded Mind-FX with her husband Robert in 2001 to provide healthy natural supplements for the brain for athletes and gamers. As author of the... Full Bio
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IQ Isn't Fixed and Inherited After All by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health New studies indicate that IQ isn't as permanently fixed by genetics as previously thought. Studies are now showing that environment contributes a lot t ... Read on »
More on Fats by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Without getting a degree in chemistry, you can learn that saturated fats come from meat, whole milk, butter and cheese. Other brain-busting fats are hydrogenated vegetable ... Read on »
Your Big Fat Healthy Brain by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Here’s a Big Fat Healthy Brain Tip: Increase Omega-3 fatty acids – more fish oils. Your brain is the body’s fattiest organ – 60 percent of it is made up of lipids (fatl ... Read on »
Best Brain Foods by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health What’s the best diet for your brain? You can protect your brain from damage and aging by following a few guidelines on what to eat. Our brains work best when we follow ... Read on »
Eat Less for More Smarts? by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health First, here’s the bad news: cutting calories way down can strengthen your brain cells, slow the aging process, and lengthen your life span. Well, it’s good news actually, ... Read on »
Your Brain Needs a Good Workout by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It’s a case of use it or lose it. Stimulating your brain intellectually can cause measurable changes in structures and slow the aging process. Engaging in mental exerci ... Read on »
Brain Statistics: Pre-1995 Knowledge 80% False by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Doug Bench shares info on the new brain science and personal success on his web site: Listen to what one of the leading research neuroscientists in the world, Dr Richar ... Read on »
What Can We Learn From a Rat? by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Until recently, it was commonly believed that new cell growth in adult brains was impossible. Neuroscientist Fred Cage and associates at the Salk Institute in La Lolla, Ca ... Read on »
Is Your Mind Wide Open? by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I'm not going to thoroughly review Mind Wide Open by Steven Johnson; you can read about it on Amazon. Better yet, if you want to know how your own brain affects you and ac ... Read on »
Welcome to the Brain Effects Blog by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Okay, so I know the title Brain-FX looks a little like " Brain Fix" rather than " Brain Effects", but you get the point, don't you? I've named this Brain-FX because this i ... Read on »
Which Vitamins Are Good for Your Brain? by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Smart Vitamins for your brain: Your mother was right about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. But there are good reasons to supplement your diet with vitam ... Read on »
Baby Boomer’s Lament? by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Now where did I put my glasses? I know I had them when I sat down... According to Daniel L. Schacter in his book, The Seven Sins of Memory, aging boomers are grumbling ... Read on »
Power Sleeping by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health My cats, Huey & Dewey, have mastered the art of power sleeping. Unfortunately, their favorite pillow is my keyboard... Without being silly and going on about the dear l ... Read on »
Less Stress, More Bliss by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health A more gentle approach to life can reduce chronic mental stress, which floods your brain with chemicals that damage neurons. How do you do that if you are a hard-drivin ... Read on »
Drink to Your Brain's Health by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Don't like swallowing pills? Me neither. Try drinking all the good supplements from Maxx Impulse for energy and focus with a 2 oz. shot, MindBlast Energy drink. Here's ... Read on »
Mind-Fx Science for After-Sports by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health After working out, playing sports, or just a grueling day at the office, try unwinding with Aftermath™, a natural healthy supplement for your brain and body, by Mind-FX Sc ... Read on »
Mind-Fx Science for Sports by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Here's a secret to any athlete's performance: take two NeuroCharge tablets 45-60 minutes before a match and improve your game scores. It's available on www.mind-fx.com fro ... Read on »
Mind-Fx Science for Life by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Here is a natural and unintrusive way to give your brain a little boost: Try Maxx Impulse energy formula, from Mind-FX Science. One pill in the morning gives you energy ... Read on »
Right or Left Brained? by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I've never bought into the myth that someone is either right or left-brained. This idea that we are either one or the other is very popular; there are even books and asses ... Read on »
Kick the Sugar Habit by Patsi K. Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Sugar may be as dangerous to your brain as any drug. In fact, many Americans use it as a drug. Sugar high, sugar blues, sugar fix …these are all part of our vocabulary for ... Read on »