Press Kit

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Dr. Rob Winningham has 25 years of experience researching human memory and has largely focused on older adults and ways to enhance their mental functioning and quality of life. He creates brain stimulation activities for over 10,000 retirement communities and rehabilitation facilities as a part of Dr. Rob’s Cranium Crunches on and helps create cognitive stimulation video games for and other companies. Dr. Winningham has served as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Chair of the Behavioral Sciences Divisions at Western Oregon University where he is also professor in both the Psychological Sciences and Gerontology Departments. Dr. Winningham received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Baylor University. He has trained thousands of professionals to offer high quality cognitive rehabilitation and therapy programs. In addition to publishing many peer-reviewed articles in the area of human memory, Dr. Winningham has been invited to given well over 1000 invited presentations about memory and aging at various conferences and workshops. His book, Train Your Brain: How to Maximize Memory Ability in Older Adulthood was published by Baywood Publishing and his latest book was published in 2016 and is entitled Cranium Crunches. For more information go to:


Seminar and Conference Attendee Comments

  • I want to say THANK YOU for such a great seminar!  All the information that you presented was relevant, valuable and useful.  The BEST part was that I could immediately put it into practice with my patients. Speech Therapist Tampa, FL
  • He was wonderful, pleasant, so informative and shared so much – one of the best talks I have been to in 35 years. Orlando, FL
  •  “Excellent speaker! I left excited and wishing the session could have been longer.” Bend, OR
  • “Dr. Winningham is an excellent presenter and has outstanding knowledge.” Forth Worth, TX Physical Therapist
  • “I wish all of my colleagues could’ve been here to learn.” Occupational Therapist San Jose, CA
  • “Best presentation I have been to in 8 years” Little Rock, AR Gerontologist
  • “Best program I have heard at any conference” Little Rock, AR Gerontologist
  • “This is the best class I attended. Very good speaker with very useful ideas” Eugene, OR ALF Executive Director
  • “Very engaging, he brought humor and interaction with his presentation.” Portland, OR Memory Care Specialist
  • “Outstanding presentation. Truly an exceptional presenter” Gerontologist, Sitka, AK
  • “I will apply much of what I learned to our activities program” Activities Director, AK
  • “The speaker’s approach, style and content were excellent.” ALF Executive Director Sacramento, CA
  • One of the best speakers I have ever heard – phenomenal. Orlando, FL