Gentlemen: Start Your Engines! It’s Men’s Health Week

Every year, the week leading up to Father’s Day is designated as Men’s Health Week. According to their official website,  the purpose of Men’s Health Week is “to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.” So… what can YOU do? Here are some…

Liveblogging "HIV-Related Cognitive Decline: Can Brain Training Help?"

2:00 PM: We are wrapping up. Thank you to everyone who attended the webinar and followed along here. We will be posting a video of the webinar on our website next week. Special thanks to Dr. Rourke, Maggie Atkinson, and Greg Robinson for your contributions. In closing, Dr. Rourke recommends an article by Maggie in…

HIV-Related Cognitive Decline – Webinar with Dr. Sean Rourke

We are so excited to be sponsoring a webinar entitled HIV-Related Cognitive Decline: Can Brain Training Help? The webinar will be held this Thursday, June 10, from 1-2 PM Pacific time. Our esteemed host will be Sean Rourke, PhD, a professor in the department of psychiatry and neuroscience at the University of Toronto. He specializes…

Lessons from the Hand and Mind Symposium

Ed. Note: this article originally appeared on Dr. Merzenich’s blog On The Brain on May 26, 2010. I had the great pleasure of attending a symposium held in the College of Education at my alma mater, the University of Portland, focused on this interesting subject, and the implications that it bears for effective learning and teaching. My…