Michael C. Patterson

Biography

Michael C. Patterson and Roger Anunsen are brain health strategists. They are co-founders of MINDRAMP CONSULTING which provides clients with dynamic educational programs, presentations, training workshops and consultation designed promote brain health and enhance mental development through creativity and the arts.

Michael is an author, educator, writer, speaker and gerontologist specializing in brain health, creativity, the arts and longevity. Patterson is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University where he has taught courses on the prevention and treatment of dementia, and the creative arts and brain health. He is an executive board member for the National Center for Creative Aging and serves on numerous advisory boards including the Research Center for Arts & Culture. Patterson ran the award-winning Staying Sharp brain health program at AARP developed numerous projects for PBS and was a founding member, actor and director with the Bear Republic Theater.

Roger Anunsen hosts the cable TV series “Your mindRAMP to Brain Health,” is the creator of MemAerobics©, Animal Congregations© Cards and Memory Mining© and teaches a college gerontology course in Portland, Oregon entitled: “The Mature Mind.” He was appointed as a voting delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging, has designed brain wellness programs as a consultant for AARP and is a multiple-year presenter at the ASA-NCoA and McGinty Alzheimer’s Conferences. Anunsen’s educational methods were presented at the inaugural Global Conference on Aging at Oxford, UK.

Where to find Michael C. Patterson online


Books

Family Food Favorites
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Price: Free! Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
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Recipes we made when the kids were young and some new ones that we like now.
Brain Health Made Simple: Your "Do-It-Yourself" Brain Health Plan
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Series: MINDRAMP Brain Health, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Brain health is simple. We know what to do to keep our brains healthy. The challenge is doing it. This simple guide helps you start and sustain your own personalized brain health plan.
Brains for Business: Enhancing Mental Capacity, Creativity and Innovation
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Series: MINDRAMP Brain Health, Book 4. Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
Brains for Business provides business leaders and staff with a comprehensive review of the current science on how to enhance mental capacity, creativity and innovation.
Managing the Creative Process: Tools for Individuals & Organizations
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Series: MINDRAMP Creativity & The Arts, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability
The creative process is a complex, multi-faceted activity. Building on the work of creativity scholars, MINDRAMP describes seven major stages of the creative process and how to use them to improve creative performance.
Creative Aging: The Power and Potential of the Mature Mind
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Series: MINDRAMP Brain Health, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gerontology
Mature minds have the potential for continued growth, learning and creative intelligence. This book, inspired by the work of Dr. Gene Cohen, examines the aging mind from an asset-based perspective.
How Creativity Works: The Dynamic Interplay of Novelty and Routine
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Series: MINDRAMP Creativity & The Arts, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
In How Creativity Works we take a fresh look at creativity and argue that creative thinking requires the brain to generate new ideas and to reconcile them with stable habits and routines. Creativity is a dynamic interplay between stability and change.
Healthy Habits for Brain Health: The Essential CogWheels
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Series: MINDRAMP Brain Health, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Protect your brain from decline and dementia. Learn what current brain research reveals about practical steps you can take to keep your brain healthy and your mind performing up to its potential. Authors Michael C. Patterson and Roger Anunsen explain their “CogWheels of Brain Health,” six key areas you need to address to keep your brain healthy and you mind sharp.
Brain Health Basics: How Lifestyle Decisions Change Your Brain
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Series: MINDRAMP Brain Health, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Authors Michael C. Patterson and Roger Anunsen, co-founders of MINDRAMP CONSULTING, distill insights about brain health gathered from over a decade of pioneering work in this emerging field. Their eBooks provide you with clear and understandable information about how to protect and nurture your brain -- what works, what doesn’t and why.

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