Dr. Gary Small

Dr. Gary Small invented the first brain scan that allows doctors to see the physical evidence of brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease in living people. Among his numerous breakthrough research studies, he now leads a team of neuroscientists who are demonstrating that exposure to computer technology causes rapid and profound changes in brain neural circuitry. Small has written six books, including the New York Times best seller The Memory Bible (2002). His latest book with Gigi Vorgan, Two Weeks to a Younger Brain (2015), translates the latest brain science into practical strategies and exercises that yield quick and long-lasting benefits to keeping your brain young.

Small is one of the world’s leading experts on brain science and has published over 500 scientific publications. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute, where he directs the Memory and Aging Research Center and the UCLA Center on Aging. He frequently appears on The Today Show, Good Morning America, 20/20, and CNN. In 2002, Scientific American magazine named Dr. Small one of the world’s top 50 innovators in science and technology.


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