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Update: Got Brain? Investing in Our Most Precious Asset in 2013

Time for Sharp­Brains’ December 2012 eNewslet­ter, fea­tur­ing the forward-looking article Got Brain? Investing in Our Most Precious Asset in 2013: “Open a week­end New York Times or Wall Street Jour­nal and you’ll find a whole sec­tion with detailed infor­ma­tion and advice for indi­vid­u­als look­ing to invest wisely. What you will not find, how­ever, is com­pa­ra­ble infor­ma­tion and advice for invest­ing in your most impor­tant asset of all: your brain. Pre­cisely because it (usu­ally) does its job so smoothly and effec­tively, it’s all too easy to for­get that your brain is there and that it needs to be invested in just as with any­thing else we value and want to con­tinue reap­ing ben­e­fits from. And with more than 2 bil­lion peo­ple world­wide cur­rently suf­fer­ing from brain-based health and pro­duc­tiv­ity chal­lenges with a result­ing global eco­nomic bur­den of more than $2 tril­lion, it’s also an issue of some importance.” Click to keep reading.

Brain health Q&A with Dr. Sandra Chapman (January 4th, 2013): We are pleased to announce that Dr. San­dra Chap­man, Direc­tor of the Cen­ter for Brain­Health at The Uni­ver­sity of Texas at Dal­las and one of the most insightful speak­ers at the 2012 Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Sum­mit, will be answer­ing ques­tions from Sharp­Brains read­ers on Jan­u­ary 4th, 2013.

Webinar on The State of the Dig­i­tal Brain Health Mar­ket (Jan­u­ary 17th, 2013): We will dis­cuss the main market find­ings and inno­va­tion opportunities iden­ti­fied in Sharp­Brains’ new mar­ket report with pro­fes­sion­als who order the mar­ket report before Jan­u­ary 17th, 2013. The list cur­rently includes inno­va­tors at the Alzheimer’s Asso­ci­a­tion, Anthro­Tronix, Arrow­smith Pro­gram, BCM Tech­nolo­gies, Brain Resource, Brain State Tech­nolo­gies, Cogmed, Cog­nic­iti, Dig­i­tal Arte­facts, Hitachi, Jef­fer­son Part­ners, Lumos Labs, NeoCogita, and Shire, among others.

Maximizing brain fitness and mental well-being improves both public health and individual quality of life: We’re hav­ing a good con­ver­sa­tion among Sharp­Brains Sum­mit par­tic­i­pants, prompted by the blog post Life­long brain well­ness and performance–not med­ical disease–drives grow­ing demand for dig­i­tal brain health solu­tions.

That’s all until next year. Wishing you a very happy and productive 2013!

– The SharpBrains Team

PS1: Click to learn More about the report The Dig­i­tal Brain Health Mar­ket 2012–2020: Web-based, mobile and biometrics-based tech­nol­ogy to assess, mon­i­tor and enhance cog­ni­tion and brain func­tion­ing:

PS2: Registered participants in previous SharpBrains Summits can order the market report at a discount before January 5th. Please contact us for details.

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