Center for BrainHealth founder and chief director Dr. Sandra Chapman shared insights on the power of the human mind in “Flex Your Cortex: 7 Secrets to Turbocharge Your Brain” at the Bay Area TEDx Talk.

Joining 17 speakers from around the country, Dr. Chapman encouraged us all to focus on the most fascinating of scientific discoveries – our brain – and provided strategies that maximize our cognitive potential.

Center for BrainHealth research has challenged conventional wisdom and societal pressures that the brain is static and unchangeable with more than 30 years of research leading to the development of scientifically validated strategies proving it is dynamic, adaptable, flexible and repairable. A commitment to applying these strategies has the potential to dramatically improve lives regardless of age and even in those with brain injury or disease.

Click here to read Dr. Chapman’s Huffington Post blog about the seven secrets. 

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