App With a Mind For Improving Transportation Safety (The Wall Street Journal):
“A team of scientists from Indonesia has come up with a novel way to improve transportation safety in their country through a mobile app that scans transport operators’ brain waves and combines it with data on weather, vehicle and Read the rest of this entry »
We don’t notice much of what we see: 85 college students tried to draw the Apple logo from memory; 84 failed (Science Daily):
“Could you draw the ubiquitous Apple computer logo from memory?…Out of 85 UCLA undergraduate students, only one correctly reproduced the Apple logo when asked to draw it on a blank sheet of paper. Fewer than half the students correctly identified the actual logo when Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ March e-newsletter, wrapping up this month’s key neuroscience studies, neurotechnology news and brain fitness insights.
Enjoy the spring!
Heads-up: you can now register for How to Navigate Conventional and Complementary ADHD Treatments for Healthy Brain Development–our upcoming online course featuring Duke University’s Dr. David Rabiner. Click here to learn more about the course objective, Faculty and syllabus!
Heads-up about a great upcoming event. The NeuroGaming 2015 Conference and Expo on May 6–7 is the place where mind and body meet game play, where neurogame developers share the latest emotional, cognitive, sensory and behavioral technologies to create compelling experiences to engage and entertain gamers worldwide. New this year — ESCoNS Pre-conference Summit, to take a deep dive on academically rigorous research into the future of therapeutic neurogames for brain disorders. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. David Rabiner
Dear SharpBrains reader,
I hope you are doing well.
I am writing to let you know about an upcoming online course on how to navigate ADHD treatments that I am developing with Alvaro Fernandez, founder of the SharpBrains service tracking applied brain science. The course will take place this May, and is intended to equip parents and allied professionals with the information they need to Read the rest of this entry »
FDA Has Cleared New Cognitive Screening Tests (Alzforum):
“The Food and Drug Administration recently cleared, meaning it deemed safe, two tests that may help doctors screen for cognitive decline. One is the so-called Cognision system from Neuronetrix, a company based in Read the rest of this entry »