Online game ‘may control snacking’ (BBC News):
“A computer game may help some people control their unhealthy snacking habits, suggests a small study from the University of Exeter.
The online game, developed by psychologists at the University of Exeter and Cardiff University, used “brain training” techniques to change behaviour — in this case, to resist unhealthy snack foods. Read the rest of this entry »
McLean Hospital is the third oldest psychiatric hospital in the United States and is affiliated with Harvard Medical School. McLean’s research efforts in neuroscience and psychiatry span 66 laboratories and nearly 400 research staff — it claims to have the largest research program of any private psychiatric hospital. Read the rest of this entry »
New Survey: Science-Backed Habits Reduce Dementia Risk, But Many Americans Are Misinformed (Reader’s Digest):
“Reader’s Digest partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association to survey approximately 1,600 people during the month of May 2015 about their brain health and their knowledge of how lifestyle habits affect cognitive decline and dementia…respondents seemed to think they had more control over their heart health than their brain health: Read the rest of this entry »
7 WAYS TO STAY PRODUCTIVE WHEN YOU’RE IN BETWEEN JOBS (Fast Company):
“Sure, you didn’t plan on being on permanent vacation, a.k.a. unemployed, but here you are. And believe it or not, this can be a blessing in disguise…
3. VOLUNTEER AT AN UPCOMING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE.
Research any associations in your industry that might have an upcoming luncheon, conference, or networking event. Reach out to the coordinators to see if you could use your expertise at their next event…
5. STAY SHARP.
Exercise your mind with Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Great webinar yesterday, discussing some of the main findings in our new Pervasive Neurotech report, and illustrating emerging tech & market signals via patents held by Nielsen, Advanced Neuromodulation Systems (St Jude Medical), Medtronic, Microsoft and Brainlab. Read the rest of this entry »
International Business Machines (IBM) is a multinational technology company and consultancy. Their product areas range from computer hardware and software to infrastructure, hosting, mainframe, and a range of services. Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ June e-newsletter, wrapping up this month’s key news and insights around brain health innovation.
New thinking to promote lifelong brain health
Emerging non-invasive neurotechnologies
Have a great, and sharp, month of July!