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Navigating ADHD treatments’ course starts today

Dr. David RabinerHello,

If you are among the many sub­scribers who reg­is­tered for the How to Nav­i­gate Con­ven­tional and Com­ple­men­tary ADHD Treat­ments for Healthy Brain Devel­op­ment online course, I appre­ci­ate your inter­est. We have put together a cur­ricu­lum that I believe you will find to be inter­est­ing and help­ful. Read the rest of this entry »

Next: How can virtual reality–while going mainstream–be used to promote cognition and experience?

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Vir­tual real­ity star­tups take users to another dimen­sion (CCTV America):

Vir­tual real­ity has taken a leap for­ward this year with major com­pa­nies and numer­ous star­tups offer­ing tech­nolo­gies that take users to another dimen­sion. It’s actu­ally part of a grow­ing field called neu­rogam­ing – where all the sen­sa­tions of mind and body meet for an immer­sive expe­ri­ence. Read the rest of this entry »

Final 6 hours to join online course How to Navigate Conventional and Complementary ADHD Treatments for Healthy Brain Development

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Heads-up: Reg­is­tra­tion for the upcom­ing online course How to Nav­i­gate Con­ven­tional and Com­ple­men­tary ADHD Treat­ments for Healthy Brain Devel­op­ment, fea­tur­ing Duke University’s Dr. David Rabiner, ends in less than 48 hours. Click Here to learn more and reg­is­ter. The course starts this Tues­day, May 12th!

Course descrip­tion: In order to suc­cess­fully pro­mote children’s healthy brain devel­op­ment, every Read the rest of this entry »

Neurotech to become pervasive within and beyond the medical domain

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Brain tech­nol­ogy patents soar as com­pa­nies get inside people’s heads (Reuters):

From ways to eaves­drop on brains and learn what adver­tise­ments excite con­sumers, to devices that alle­vi­ate depres­sion, the num­ber of U.S. patents awarded for “neu­rotech­nol­ogy” has soared since 2010, accord­ing to an analy­sis released on Wednes­day. Read the rest of this entry »

First-ever Pervasive Neurotechnology Report finds 10,000+ Patent Filings Transforming Medicine, Entertainment and Business

– Nielsen, Advanced Neu­ro­mod­u­la­tion Sys­tems, Medtronic, Microsoft and Brain­lab emerge as lead­ing IP holders

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San Fran­cisco, CA– (May 6, 2015) – Sharp­Brains, the lead­ing mar­ket research firm track­ing applied neu­ro­science, unveiled today–at the 2015 Neu­roGam­ing Summit–a new 206-page report that, for the first time, ana­lyzes the major intel­lec­tual prop­erty trends in the Per­va­sive Neu­rotech­nol­ogy indus­try: non-invasive, poten­tially ubiq­ui­tous neu­rotech­nolo­gies, com­mer­cially viable out­side major med­ical insti­tu­tions or research facilities.

Through this report’s wide and deep analy­sis, Sharp­Brains has made another key con­tri­bu­tion to our under­stand­ing of the tools and tech­nolo­gies that are at the fore­front of the global neu­rotech­nol­ogy indus­try, and at the fore­front of tech­nol­ogy over­all,” high­lights Zack Lynch, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor and Founder of the Neu­rotech­nol­ogy Indus­try Orga­ni­za­tion.

Over the past two years Read the rest of this entry »

Can better cognitive testing platforms accelerate pharma’s Alzheimer’s research and development efforts?

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Alzheimer’s cure behind the boom in brain sci­ence (Finan­cial Review):

Bio­gen is one of many mem­bers of big pharma seek­ing the block­buster drug which will inevitably be worth mul­ti­ple bil­lions of dol­lars. Big pharma in the US spends about $US5 bil­lion a year on Alzheimer’s research and development.

Expo­nen­tial growth in the dis­ease over the past decade has not been accom­pa­nied by the devel­op­ment of approved drugs. In fact, Read the rest of this entry »

April 2015 Update: Latest neu­ro­science stud­ies, neu­rotech­nol­ogy news and brain fit­ness insights

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Time for Sharp­Brains’ April e-newsletter, wrap­ping up this month’s key neu­ro­science stud­ies, neu­rotech­nol­ogy news and brain fit­ness insights…and includ­ing a fun brain teaser at the end.

Upcom­ing events:

New research:

New tools:

New think­ing:

 

Finally, here’s a brain teaser to test your atten­tion and mem­ory: Can you iden­tify Apple’s logo?

Have a great month of May

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