Quick heads-up: The Scattergood Foundation and the Kennedy Forum have partnered to recognize innovations that challenge how behavioral healthcare is currently viewed, organized, and practiced through the creation of catalytic concepts, products, processes, services and/or technologies. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. David Rabiner
The ADHD challenge
The core symptoms of ADHD frequently cause significant impairment in academic, social and behavioral functioning that adversely impact individuals’ quality of life. These symptoms often persist into adulthood, potentially compromising an individual’s functioning over many years. Understanding how ADHD impacts long-term functioning, and whether adverse long-term affects are diminished with treatment, is Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Just a quick heads-up to the SharpBrains community: we are wrapping up a comprehensive market report on Pervasive Neurotechnologies (non-invasive, scalable, potentially ubiquitous). To learn when it becomes available, keep tuned via our e-Newsletter.
See below, in alphabetical order, a few of the organizations to be profiled in the report, given their relevant intellectual property portfolios (primarily patents). Read the rest of this entry »
Recruiting Better Talent With Brain Games And Big Data (NPR):
“People have always wanted to find a way to assess someone’s cognitive and emotional traits in an objective way that might give them a sense of: What is this person really ideally suited for?” she says.
So Polli co-founded Read the rest of this entry »
Will 2015 be the year our smartphones link up to our brains? (Popular Science):
“Thync bills itself first and foremost as a neuroscience company. Its sole product—slated for release later this year—is a smartphone-controlled wearable device that will allow the user to actively alter his or her brain’s electrical state through transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). The big idea: Read the rest of this entry »
What did they find (at a recent study, published in the journal Pediatrics, surveying community-based ADHD diagnoses and treatments)?
- For around 30 percent of children diagnosed with ADHD, the evidence that DSM criteria were met was missing.
- ADHD rating scales were collected from parents and teachers for only 56 percent of youth with an ADHD diagnosis.
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