Gary Small: Dr. Gary Small, (Los Angeles, CA) is a professor of psychiatry and director of the UCLA Longevity Center* at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior. His research, supported by the NIH, has made headlines in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. Scientific American magazine named him one of the world's leading innovators in science and technology. Dr. Small lectures internationally and frequently appears on the Today show, Good Morning America, PBS, and CNN. He has written six books, including the New York Times best seller, The Memory Bible. Gigi Vorgan: Gigi Vorgan (Los Angeles, CA) has written, produced, and appeared in numerous feature films and television projects before teaming up with her husband, Dr. Gary Small, to co-write The Memory Bible, The Memory Prescription, The Longevity Bible, iBrain, The Other Side of the Couch, and The Alzheimer's Prevention Program. She lives in Los Angeles with Dr. Small and their two children.
"SNAP! shows that personalities can be changed from what our genes or early childhood would have ordained. Invest the 30 days. --DR. MEHMET OZ "I love SNAP! Dr. Small has deftly translated the latest breakthrough science on personality change into a hopeful and actionable guide with monumental implications. This book is a must-read for anyone looking to improve themselves and their lives." --MURALI DORAISWAMY, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University "The core idea of SNAP! is startling: that you can change not just behaviors, but also your personality. Dr. Gary Small takes us on a compelling and accessible tour of the research on personality change. Then he outlines a plan for change that anyone can follow. For many people, this has the potential to be a life-altering book." --DANIEL R. PINK, author of DRIVE and WHEN "In recent years, we have learned how to change just about everything in our world: our environment, our genetics, and now even our personality. As he so brilliantly does, Dr. Small has distilled the remarkable science around personality into something understandable and useful. You will start by really understanding how others perceive you, a truly fascinating exercise with a remarkable payoff. --DR. SANJAY GUPTA, Faculty Neurosurgeon, The Emory Clinic and Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN "Gary Small and Gigi Vorgan have created an inspiring and accessible scientifically grounded guide to transforming our habits of thought and behavior we once thought were unchangeable aspects of our personality. If you have ever felt that some unwanted emotional reactivity, pattern of interacting with others, or ingrained trains of thought were going to imprison you for the rest of your life, this helpful book offers you an efficient roadmap to freedom you may have been secretly longing for--take it up and see for yourself how these simple suggestions can free your life!" --DANIEL J. SIEGEL, M.D., UCLA Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, New York Times bestselling author of Mind and Aware