Educating people on practical brain science is one of the most important objectives of the Amen Clinics and Mindworks Press. From families to professionals, students to teachers, and children to parents, the Amen Clinic Department of Education exists to develop educational materials regarding the brain and how it relates to human behavior. It is our goal to reach every person with the hope of fostering healthier and happier living in the lives we touch.
Here is what some have had to say about Making a Good Brain Great – School Course:
“The subjects presented in this course changed the way I see and treat my brain!” – David Robarge – 11th Grade Student
“I loved this class! It has opened doors for me. I think that everyone should take this course!” - Emily Magnusen – 10th Grade Student
“I am really impressed with this curriculum and the positive and engaged responses from the students.” - Deb Lockwood – Teacher
“This course was hands-down the most important and enjoyable [course] I have ever taken!” - Chris Torrey – 11th Grade Student
“I think that this course is the best class you can ever take! You can take so much information from it and you can do so much with it. Now I can realize when I am harming my brain, and I know how to help my brain! I now know how to correct my ANT's (Automatic Negative Thoughts), and how I can behave better by realizing what part of the brain I am using! The best thing I learned is that this is your one and only brain, so you need to take care of it right now!” - Rebecca Plourde – 9th Grade Student
Students who are struggling in school, or excellent students who want to become more effective: this book is for you! To go from being an average student in high school, to graduating “Summa Cum Laude” with highest honors from college and second in his medical school class, Dr. Amen understands what it takes to change habits and find success in school. He has outlined these principles in The Secrets of Successful Students, and now he’s sharing these "secrets" with you.
Parents: Read New Skills for Frazzled Parents to learn how to optimize parenting skills that involve discipline, positive reinforcement and goal setting. Help your child be the best they can in school with helpful study tips. This product combination is beneficial for the whole family!Learn More
A Rhyming Story about How to Help People Change and Think Positive!
Daniel G. Amen, M.D. and Jesse Payne
This children’s rhyming book is based on a true story as experienced by Dr. Amen himself. One day, while watching a penguin named Fat Freddy perform in a stunt show at a local amusement park, he was astonished to see the penguin perform so well.
Frustrated by his own son’s behavior, Dr. Amen decided to talk with the trainer after the show to find out how she got the penguin to follow all of her directions. Through clever rhyme and story telling, the trainer shares with Dr. Amen the power of positive reinforcement.Learn More
Understanding and Treating Attention Deficit Disorder through the Teen Years
By Antony J. Amen & Sharon Johnson with Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
The Healing ADD Power Program is a comprehensive guide to ADD from childhood through adulthood. This comprehensive program will help you understand every aspect of ADD whether it’s for yourself, a friend or your child. To optimize your teenagers understanding of this disorder, A Teenager’s Guide to ADD was written by two teens who share their own stories and how they’ve struggled and dealt with ADD. This book will help them realize that they are not alone and can overcome it!
The Healing ADD Power Program is a comprehensive guide to ADD from childhood through adulthood. This comprehensive program will help you understand every aspect of ADD whether it’s for yourself, a friend or your child. To optimize your teenagers understanding of this disorder, A Teenager’s Guide to ADD was written by two teens who share their own stories and how they’ve struggled and dealt with ADD. This book will help them realize that they are not alone and can overcome it!Learn More
How to Teach Kids and Teens to Think Positive and Feel Good
Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
Everything begins and ends in your mind. How your mind works determines how happy you are, how successful you feel and how well you interact with other people. The patterns of your mind encourage you toward greatness or they can cause you to flounder in mediocrity or worse. Learning how to focus and direct your mind is the most important ingredient of success.
Mind Coach is a manual that will teach children and teens "thinking skills" to help them be more effective in their day-to-day lives!Learn More