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
In Wired for Success Facilitator's Guide, Dr. Daniel Amen shows you how to help the people you serve by leading them to a happier, more successful and healthier life. The 12 steps to creating a brain healthy life are easy-to-follow, simple skills that anyone can master at any age. This facilitator's guide shows you how to help people implement the 12 steps so they can achieve better brain health.Learn More
The Complete Guide to Understanding and Healing Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood
Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
So, how does a parent with an ADD child (or an adult suffering with the persistent symptoms of ADD) know what to do? The Healing ADD Power Program is a comprehensive guide that gives you clear answers, providing steps for healing and hope through checklists, questionnaires, and summary sheets. Dr. Amen's Power Program is one of the most updated and comprehensive ADD resources on the market today.
Through this program you will learn specifically what type or types of ADD are present in your child or yourself. And you'll learn specifically what you can do about it!Learn More
Listen as Dr. Daniel Amen and Dr. Todd Clements examine specific issues affecting today’s teens and how to deal with them. If your teenager’s behavior is causing detriment to themselves and your family, you’ll want to hear this discussion between two experienced psychiatrists who’ve treated hundreds of teens. If you’re waiting for your teen to “grow out of it” you may consider the deep emotional hole they’re digging during these critical, formative years - and how it can affect them throughout their life. You’ll discover what is “normal” for teens and what signs to look for when real trouble lies ahead. More than at any time in history, teens today are being bombarded with unhealthy lifestyle choices and this discussion will help you keep the vital communication lines open with your teenager.Learn More
A total workout program guaranteed to build brain muscle fast.
By Michael Noir, Ph.D. and Bernard Coisile, M.D., Ph.D.
Foreword by Daniel Amen, M.D.
A dynamic program for improving memory and sharpening focus. Each year, Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars on gym memberships, exercise equipment, and workout videos, all in the name of physical fitness. But what are they doing for their minds? In Dental Floss for the Mind, a leading cognitive scientist and a neurologist team up to offer you a complete program for improving memory and stimulating your mind. This interactive guide features more than 100 creative and engaging exercises of increasing difficulty to stimulate cognitive skills targeted exercises for improving the five key cognitive areas: memory, attention, language skills, visual and spatial recognition, and reasoning ability. It also includes a scoring system for assessing current status, along with prescriptive tips for improving each cognitive area.Learn More
Hyla Cass, MD and Patrick HolfordLearn More
What does it take to make you feel "high"? Do you routinely reach for caffeine, alcohol, cigarettes, or sugary snacks to get you through the day or to transition from one event to the next? If so, you are certainly not alone.
Unfortunately, the quick fixes we have become accustomed to don't work long-term and often further contribute to the underlying problems of fatigue, depression, brain fog, and anxiety. Are there any alternatives?
In their groundbreaking book, Natural Highs, authors Hyla Cass, M.D., and Patrick Holford answer this question with a resounding yes.