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Hank Pellissier Bio & Services

Posted: Sat, June 11, 2016 | By:

Hank Pellissier is a brain health writer, consultant, conference organizer, and humanitarian.

He authored the ebooks Brighter Brains: 225 ways to elevate and injure IQ and Why is the IQ of Ashkenazi Jews So High?, the NYTimes column “Local Intelligence”, and hundreds of articles for,, and the Connecticut think tank Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology.

He’s lectured at Harvard and other academies; he’s organized conferences in Washington DC, San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, and San Jose on topics like “The Future of Emotional Health and Intelligence”; he offers a certification course on Brain Health and Social Policy.

Plus he’s the founder/director of the Brighter Brains Institute, a nonprofit that creates and supports secular schools, clinics and orphanages in Uganda.

Hank can provide you with fresh-researched information, specialized to meet your group or individual needs.


Want your family to lead a brain-healthy lifestyle?

Want to maximize the potential of children from the neonatal stage to Age 5?

Want to elevate academic success at your school, by utilizing the latest neurological discoveries?

Want to promote civic policies and reforms that guarantee cognitive safety? Especially in struggling communities?

Curious about “ed tech’, nootropics, brain games, and mathematizing the world of your preschooler?

Consultations : $50/hr for schools, seniors, non-profits, $60/hr for businesses, individuals

Lectures : $500 for schools, non-profits, $750 for corporate groups (plus travel and accommodations)

15% of all payment is dedicated to the Brighter Brains Institute’s charitable work in Uganda

Certificate in Brain Health and Social Policy


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