Army touts ‘brain thermometer’ as front-line tool (Army Times):
“Army medics will soon use what’s been dubbed a “brain thermometer”: a mobile phone application that can, within minutes, provide health professionals data to help diagnose and measure a soldier’s injuries…
The Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment, produced by AnthroTronix, includes Read the rest of this entry »
General Chiarelli’s Brain Crusade (Politico):
“Soon after Peter Chiarelli became vice chief of staff of the Army in 2008, a subordinate showed him a bar graph depicting the number of soldiers determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs to be at least 30 percent disabled. The tallest column was on the far left. Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ December e-newsletter, featuring a wide range of insights on brain health and innovation, and a deep analysis of this new study that found large gaps between research and practice in ADHD diagnosis and treatment. Did you know, for example, that over 40% of diagnoses, and over 70% of the treatment plans, fall short of the guidelines established by the American Academy of Pediatrics?
Finally, we are proud to share that The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance is Amazon’s #1 Bestseller in Preventive Medicine (and the Spanish edition is #1 en Medicina).
Have a great 2015! Feliz 2015!
Can Training Help Aging Brains? (WebMD):
George Rebok, PhD, conducted one of the largest studies to date looking at how cognitive training affects older adults. Rebok, a professor at the Center on Aging and Health at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, talks about the study findings, commercially available brain training, and what he recommends for brain health.
“What we found was I think very encouraging and also somewhat surprising Read the rest of this entry »
Enjoy these great presentations on the future of brain health, delivered at the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit and featuring:
- Dr. Ken Kosik, Co-Director of the UC Santa Barbara Neuroscience Research Institute
- For Rosetta Stone/ FitBrains: Steve Quan, Head of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships
- For Peak: Roy Zahut, Lead Scientist
- For Baycrest/ Cogniciti: Mike Meagher, President of Cogniciti
- For The Arrowsmith Program: Jessica Poulin, Managing Director
It’s a pleasure to share that the Spanish edition of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness has also become an Amazon bestseller, in Spain and in the US.
Queridos lectores: muchas gracias por ayudar, disfrutando del libro y dejando opiniones tan positivas como las de abajo.
A todos: Feliz Navidad y Próspero 2015! Read the rest of this entry »
We are proud to share that The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness remains as the #1 Bestseller in Amazon’s Preventive Medicine list. It’s been a Top 10 for over a year now! This has been possible thanks to many excellent reader reviews, such as the one below left by Rick Bruce in California a month ago.
Dear readers, and everyone else: Happy Holidays, and Happy (and very brain-fit) 2015! Read the rest of this entry »