By: Alvaro Fernandez
Meet the 2017 Class of Young Global Leaders (World Economic Forum release):
“They develop gene-editing technology, rebuild wartorn nations and much more…Each year the World Economic Forum undertakes an ambitious endeavour – to scour the world to select 100 young leaders, under the age of 40, who are tackling the world’s most complex challenges with innovative approaches…Selected into a five-year programme, this year’s class of 100 Young Global Leaders is split evenly between business and not-for-profit sectors – building a global community of peers who can capitalize on diverse talents, experiences and networks to bridge divides that exist in society and achieve more together than they could separately…Not only are women in the majority in this year’s class, but half the intake come from emerging economies, reflecting a trend towards greater diversity in global leadership.”
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Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e-newsletter exploring the latest in brain health.
Finally, if you’re looking for some extra mental stimulation, don’t forget to check out our Top 25 Brain Teasers, Games and Illusions.
Have a great month of March!
The SharpBrains Team
Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e-newsletter exploring the latest digital brain health technologies, neuroscience findings and insights for lifelong brain health and mental health.
Finally, here you are a fun brain teaser to challenge your frontal lobes.
We hope you enjoy all the neuro-stimulating reading 🙂
The SharpBrains Team
By: Apoorv Mathur
Last year I got very interested in the functioning of the human brain and the science behind mindfulness and learning , so was quite excited to attend the SharpBrains Virtual Summit  in December, indulging in the latest trends in applied neuroscience and digital innovation.
The Summit focused on the theme of reinventing brain health in the digital age, and brought together leading researchers, entrepreneurs, financiers and policymakers passionate with the mission of moving neuroscience and cognitive research from science labs towards applications in Health, Wellness and Education. Here’s a summary of the many things I discovered. Read the rest of this entry »
— DIY tDCS device: Four 9-volt batteries and sticky self-adhesive electrodes, connected by a circuit board. Courtesy of Matt Herich
Students Zap Their Brains For a Boost, For Better Or Worse (NPR):
“Last October, Matt Herich was listening to the news while he drove door to door delivering pizzas. A story came on the radio about a technology that sends an electric current through your brain to possibly make you better at Read the rest of this entry »