Time for SharpBrains’ March 2014 e-newsletter. We hope you enjoy these thought-provoking articles about how to enhance our brains and minds…and hopefully transform brain care and mental health along the way.
Have a great month of April!
Cognitive Training May Bestow Long-Term Benefits for Seniors (Psychiatric News):
“A large multisite, randomized, controlled clinical trial has found that cognitive training can benefit seniors up to a decade after they’ve received the training…the researchers believe that their results have far-reaching clinical implications. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. David Rabiner
There are several reasons why it is important to develop evidence-based ADHD treatments in addition to medication and behavior therapy.
Not all children benefit from medication, some experience intolerable side effects, and many continue to struggle despite the benefits provided by medication. Read the rest of this entry »
Virtual Reality is Here. Can We Play With It? (The New York Times):
“…I can assure you that virtual reality works. Technology is no longer the limitation. The lingering question is what game designers, artists and filmmakers should do with it…Oculus VR sold Read the rest of this entry »
Walking, eating, discussing a book…all of these things seem very natural and easy, but in truth, each and every one is done through a series of functions that the brain performs. In order to really understand the abilities of the brain, as well as the limitations, you can certainly try these brain teasers…but it is also important to look at some of the things you probably didn’t know about.
Here you can read about 10 important brain functions Read the rest of this entry »
Álvaro Fernández Ibáñez: “Corriendo creamos más neuronas que andando” (La Vanguardia):
- ¿Por qué invertir en nuestro cerebro es un buen negocio?
Porque lo ignoramos hasta que es demasiado tarde, hasta que uno tiene alzheimer o una depresión crónica. Pero cualquier persona puede mejorar cosas de su cerebro. Y esto tiene dos grandes ventajas: mejorar nuestro rendimiento nos sirve para aprender cosas más rápido o para manejar el estrés Read the rest of this entry »
Brain Training And The End Of The Prozac Generation (Forbes):
“According to the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH), more than 57 million people, or 26% of the U.S. population suffer from some form of mental health problem. But despite the ongoing need, Read the rest of this entry »