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July 20th, Bilbao: 5 Ways for Food Policy to Learn from Applied Neuroscience

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Quick heads-up: Alvaro Fernandez will speak tomorrow Wednesday, July 20th, at the Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy in Getxo, Basque Country, Spain.

Shaping the Future of Human Enhancement

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Dear SharpBrains community,

It is an honor to share that I’ve been asked to join the Council on the Future of Human Enhancement, organized by the World Economic Forum, for its 2016-2018 term. It will be my pleasure to Read the rest of this entry »

Survey: What is the most important problem you see in the way we approach Brain Health today, and how could it be solved?

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Please answer this question and a few other to help us better understand your thoughts and beliefs about brain health, and how we may be able to serve you better (should take no more than 5 minutes to complete it):

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Survey: How can we improve The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness?

If you have read The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age (in English, Spanish, Japanese or Polish), did you enjoy it?

If so, what did you enjoy the most? If you didn’t enjoy it, what can we change in future editions of the book to deliver real value to you? Please answer this question and a few other to help us better understand your thoughts and beliefs about brain health, and how we may be able to serve you better (should take no more than 5 minutes to complete it):

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Next in Human Resources: Seeing cognitive diversity as an asset to build on, not a problem to avoid

brains_neurodiversityNeurodiversity: The Benefits of Recruiting Employees with Cognitive Disabilities (Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge):

There’s a new frontier in diversity programs focused not on race or gender but on cognitive ability.

The growing interest in neurodiversity—hiring people with cognitive disabilities like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)—is motivated by companies looking to tap into Read the rest of this entry »

Survey: Would you take a brief assessment every year as an “annual mental check-up”?

surveyPlease answer this question and a few other to help us better understand your thoughts and beliefs about brain health, and how we may be able to serve you better (should take no more than 5 minutes to complete it):

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To stimulate your brain, find new ways to challenge yourself every day

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For Effective Brain Fitness, Do More Than Play Simple Games (The New York Times):

“…Legions of baby boomers already use computers or apps to stimulate the brain, but they should be thought of as part of a larger engagement with the world…Finding new ways to challenge yourself every day, Mr. Rebok said, is a good idea. This can include lots of ordinary activities like doing mental calculations rather than reaching for a calculator, or taking a new driving route or eating with the opposite hand…

Mr. Fernandez of SharpBrains said he would like to see a more systematic way to measure cognition, such as annual mental health checkups. “If we had better assessments, we could empower consumers,” he said. “That’s the next frontier.”

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