Mike Byster is the creator of the entertaining and engaging multi-disk DVD program to build increased mental capacity called Brainetics, winner of the 2008 Parent’s Choice Award & 2012 Mom’s Best Award. Byster fields more than 10,000 calls each year from schools requesting him to visit, and now offers programs geared specifically for adults. He has been featured on 20/20, Reader’s Digest, Bloomberg News, NPR, The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun Times, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, and countless local and regional media channels across the country, among others.
A native of Chicago, Byster still lives in the Chicago area with his wife, Robin, and their teenage son. He is a member of the National Council of Mathematics Teachers.
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