DR. G’S CHESSWORKS Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 7pm we host Advanced classes: January 16 – March 6. Intermediate classes are Wednesdays 4:30pm to 6pm: January 17- March 7 Beginning class on Thursdays from 4:30pm to 6pm: January 18 – March 8 Cost is $119 We are also considering having an all adult class. Interested adults, […]
The Annual Wellness and Brain Fitness Fair will be held on Saturday, October 7, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at Market Place Shopping Center in Champaign. This free event is presented by Active Seniors’ Options, Inc., a non-profit organization and PrimeLife Times, a local publication. Dozens of volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. until […]
Dr. G’s BrainWorks is now accepting students of ALL ages for Fall Chess lessons at Market Place Shopping Center, Champaign, Illinois. The classes are as follows: Advanced Class will be on Tuesdays from 5:30pn to 7pm and it will begin September 12 and run through October 31 Steve Polley will be the instructor. The Intermediate Class will […]
Dr. G’s resident Brain Guide, John Dimit, played some games with the fine folks from ciLiving on WCIA 3! Check out the videos below, or on our YouTube channel here!
Exercising your mind is healthy, and just like exercise, you don’t need a bunch of equipment or special programs to do it. In fact, some of the best ways to exercise your brain involve nothing more than some concerted effort and three minutes of your time. Boosting Your Attention These attention exercises challenge your ability to […]
Ever since chess hit the Indian brain game scene 1,500 years ago, it has been associated with brainiacs and the super-intelligent. Even today, the crowning achievement of Artificial Intelligence is the creation of a computer that can defeat a human grandmaster. So why the longevity? There are many theories, but we like to think historical figures […]
We like to think we’re smart. Human beings, after all, are the pinnacle of intelligent life. But it turns out being human comes with its share of problems, at least when it comes to thinking clearly. We have evolved, or have been conditioned through the centuries, to respond to certain things in a certain way. […]
Play to your strengths when memorizing. Human beings have excellent latent spatial recall ability.