Want to amplify your BrainHQ experience? Taking “The Fundamentals of Brain Health” class can help you do that!
In addition to learning all about the brain, joining the class gives you the chance to connect with others using BrainHQ, and a direct line to a coach who knows all about the program. The classes meet once a week for 90 minutes, with the time split between fascinating information on the brain and brain health, and friendly instruction on understanding and using BrainHQ.
|Day and Time||Starting Date||Instructor|
|Wednesdays at 9:30 am||September 13||Amin Shakhawat|
|Thursday at 2 pm Pacific||September 21||Dena Bahmani|
|Tuesday at 9 am Pacific||October 3||Rajeev Banerjee|
|Wednesday at 4:30 pm Pacific||October 4||Gianne Souza|
|Wednesday at 9 am Pacific||November 8||Stephanie Heald|
|Thursday at 4:30 pm Pacific||November 9||Tiffy Nguyen|
|Tuesday at 9 am Pacific||December 5||Stephanie Heald|
|Wednesdays at 9:30 am||January 3||Amin Shakhawat|
|Monday at 4:30 pm Pacific||January 8||Gianne Souza|
In the first week, we’ll go over some basics before getting into the core curriculum, including the goals for this class and what you hope to get out of it. We also challenge common beliefs around aging and the brain, and introduce the BrainHQ program.
What exactly is “attention”? And why is attention so important to your brain and for your life? These are just a few of the questions addressed in Week 2. We’ll also take a look at the BrainHQ exercises in the attention category.
Your brain speed–how quickly your brain can process what you hear, see, and otherwise sense–is closely related to overall brain health. In Week 3, we talk about why brain speed is so important, and how the BrainHQ exercises help you increase your brain speed.
When people think of cognitive health, their first thought is often of their memory. In this lesson, we examine the many types of memory, learn about memory in the brain, and begin to understand why memory is a placeholder for brain health for many people. We also take a look at the exercises in the Memory category of BrainHQ, reviewing how to use them, what their scientific goals are, and why they matter.
The brain has been called “the most complex thing in the universe.” How does it work? We answer that question in Week 5. We talk about several different brain structures, neural communication in the brain, and more.
The brain can change at any age, thanks to neuroplasticity and neurogenesis. What causes the brain to change, and how does it make those changes? How does it create new neurons? We answer these questions and more in this lesson.
Our magnificent senses are what allow us to experience the world. In Week 7, we start to explore our senses and how the brain perceives by diving into touch and sight. We also share how BrainHQ can help improve sensory processing.
In Week 8, we continue our discussion of sensory perception with a focus on hearing, taste, and smell. We share how BrainHQ can help speed up and sharpen auditory processing, and why that matters to overall brain health.
There are a lot of actions you can take in daily life to help keep your brain in shape. In this lesson, we highlight many of these–eating a brain-healthy diet, the right kinds of physical exercise, meditation, and many more.
In our final lesson, we take a look back at what we’ve learned in this class.