Mesa Public Library Hosts Dec. 9 Talk By Author Of ‘How My Brain Works’ Via Zoom


Mesa Public Library will host an author talk with  neuropsychologist Dr. Barbara Koltuska-Haskin based on her award-winning book How My  Brain Works: A Guide to Understanding It Better and Keeping It Healthy. Topics of the book  range from the importance of neurophysiological evaluation to the practice of behaviors that  support brain health such as mental uplifting and getting enough sleep. The presentation will be  livestreamed via Zoom on Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. and will include  a 40-minute lecture followed by a 20-minute Q&A session. 

How My Brain Works has received substantial recognition and multiple book awards since the  time of its publication in 2020—these include a Book of the Year award from the Independent  Author Network, a silver medal in the Readers’ Favorite category of the International Book  Awards, and a Distinguished Favorite award at the New York City Big Book Awards, and more.  Publisher’s Weekly has called the work “An engaging and digestible account of the human  brain’s workings and ways to improve mental and physical health.” 

Dr. Koltuska-Haskin is a clinical neuropsychologist in private practice in Albuquerque, NM,  with over 30 years of experience in her field. In addition to her doctorate in neuropsychology,  she has a research and academic teaching background and has extensive academic training in psychopharmacology. She was born and raised in Warsaw, Poland, and was awarded an  international fellowship in 1989 by the American Association of University Women. She  attended UCLA’s Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Neuropsychology. 

This event is offered at no cost to the public and will be livestreamed via Zoom. Registration is  required. To obtain your meeting link and access to the program, please register through the  Event Calendar at or call (505) 662-8257.