Gary Small, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, the Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director of the UCLA Center on Aging. Small has studied and developed lifestyle and memory training programs for improving brain health, which are available throughout the US in senior centers, community hospitals, and assisted living facilities. Read More >
He has invented the first brain scan that allows doctors to see the physical evidence of brain aging and Alzheimer's disease in living people.
He is one of the world's leading experts on brain science and has published numerous books and articles. His new book, iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind, describes how new technology is changing our lives and our brains and what we can do about it. He is the author of several popular books on healthy aging and memory improvement, including The Memory Bible, The Memory Prescription, and The Longevity Bible. Scientific American magazine named him one of the world's top innovators in science and technology, and he frequently appears on The Today Show, Good Morning America, 20/20 and CNN.
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. Read Less ^