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The monthly Sharp­Brains Newslet­ter, writ­ten by our staff and dozens of expert con­trib­u­tors, pro­vides an informed and engag­ing per­spec­tive on impor­tant news around brain health and innovation.

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Octo­ber 27th, 2015: How to civ­i­lize the brain train­ing Wild West

Sep­tem­ber 28th, 2015: Rev­o­lu­tions in neu­rotech­nol­ogy will soon influ­ence every aspect of human life

August 27th, 2015: Inside Out, Cof­fee, Stress, Poverty, Exer­cise, Brain Train­ing, and more Sharp­Brains News

July 29th, 2015: Neu­ro­science 2.0 — Tak­ing the brain lab to the people

June 28th, 2015: Lat­est think­ing and neuro-tools to pro­mote life­long brain health

May 29th, 2015: To improve mem­ory and think­ing, try the Mediter­ranean diet with added olive oil and nuts

April 30th, 2015: Lat­est neu­ro­science stud­ies, neu­rotech­nol­ogy news and brain fit­ness insights

March 31st, 2015: To suc­ceed at school, chil­dren with ADHD need both med­ica­tion and non-medication treatments

Feb­ru­ary 26th, 2015: What do schiz­o­phre­nia, anx­i­ety, depres­sion, bipo­lar dis­or­der, addic­tion, and obsessive-compulsive dis­or­der, have in common?

Jan­u­ary 29th, 2015: The Fed­eral Trade Com­mis­sion orders Focus Edu­ca­tion to stop mak­ing unsub­stan­ti­ated brain train­ing claims

Decem­ber 29th, 2014: 40% of ADHD diag­noses, 70% of treat­ment plans, fall short of AAP guidelines

Novem­ber 24th, 2014: Should Cog­ni­tive Behav­ioural Ther­apy (not anti­de­pres­sant drugs) be the first-line treat­ment for depression?

Octo­ber 31st, 2014: “You’re not a pris­oner of your DNA”

Sep­tem­ber 26th, 2014: Trans­form­ing brain health from “suffer-in-silence” to “let-me-take-control”

August 29th, 2014: Why brain train­ing needs to be bet­ter tar­geted, and more widely available

July 31st, 2014: Test your stress level with this fun brain teaser

June 27th, 2014: How to hold off Alzheimer’s Dis­ease 8+ Years (even APOE4 carriers)

May 30th, 2014: For brain train­ing to work, it must induce neu­ro­plas­tic­ity in regions that matter

April 30th, 2014: To train your brain, work as a physi­cian, air traf­fic con­troller, finan­cial ana­lyst, or similar

March 30th, 2014: Mind­ful Brain Train­ing and “The End of the Prozac Generation”

Feb­ru­ary 28th, 2014: ¿Habla Español? Know some­one who’d enjoy a great brain book in Spanish?

Jan­u­ary 23rd, 2014: Brain Train­ing and Cog­ni­tive Assess­ment Mar­ket Sur­passed $1.3 Bil­lion In 2013

Decem­ber 20th, 2013: Four Essen­tial Yet Over­looked Facts About Your Brain

Novem­ber 15th, 2013: Top 15 Arti­cles on Neu­ro­plas­tic­ity, Cog­ni­tion and Brain Health

Octo­ber 31st, 2013: On Neu­ro­plas­tic­ity, Yoga Med­i­ta­tion, Cog­ni­tive Train­ing, and Total Health

Sep­tem­ber 30th, 2013: Top 30 High­lights from the 2013 Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Summit

August 30, 2013: 5 ways to pro­tect your brain, and boost your career

July 30th, 2013: The Sharp­Brains Guide, adopted as core reader in neu­ro­science and coach­ing course

June 27th, 2013: 8 tips to keep your mind sharp

May 30th, 2013: A Fresh Look at Enhanc­ing Brain & Men­tal Health Across the Lifespan

April 30th, 2013: New book on How to Opti­mize Brain Health and Per­for­mance at Any Age

March 29th, 2013: From drugs and hel­mets to dig­i­tal brain health toolkits

Feb­ru­ary 27th, 2013: Alzheimer’s Dis­ease pop­u­la­tion to triple — unless we pre­vent or delay it

Jan­u­ary 31st, 2013: From smart homes to smart peo­ple — where dig­i­tal health meets brain fitness

Decem­ber 28th, 2012: Got Brain? Invest­ing in Our Most Pre­cious Asset in 2013

Novem­ber 29th, 2012: Let’s debunk 32 neuromyths…do we only use 10% of our brain?

Octo­ber 31st, 2012: New brain sci­ence leads to new tools and new thinking

Sep­tem­ber 28th, 2012: Con­nect­ing tech­nol­ogy, healthy liv­ing, health­care, con­cus­sions, and the Brain

August 31st, 2012: Is Hav­ing a Brain a Med­ical Condition?

July 31st, 2012: Invest in Brain Health to Drive Health, Inno­va­tion and Prosperity

June 29th, 2012: From “Does Brain Train­ing Work?” To How, When, for Whom It Can Work

May 31st, 2012: From Anti-Alzheimer’s “Magic Bul­lets” to True Brain Health

April 30th, 2012: Can We Shape Our Brains? Does It Matter?

March 30th, 2012: How will Health incor­po­rate Brain?

Feb­ru­ary 28th, 2012: Har­ness Neu­ro­plas­tic­ity with Enthu­si­asm, Exer­cise & Per­son­al­ized Medicine

Jan­u­ary 27th, 2012: The Future of Pre­ven­tive Brain Medicine

Decem­ber 29th, 2011: Can Brain Sci­ence Enhance Living?

Novem­ber 30th, 2011: Time to Invest in our Brains

Octo­ber 28th, 2011: How Stress and Emo­tions Impact Brain Performance

Sep­tem­ber 30th, 2011: On Brain Train­ing, Pos­i­tive Psy­chol­ogy and the FDA

July 31st, 2011: Videogames or Med­i­ta­tion?; Intern­ship Pro­gram @ SharpBrains

June 30th, 2011: High-Quality Sum­mer Brain Reading

May 31st, 2011: Brain Train­ing in Men­tal Health Toolk­its for Pre­ven­tion and Rehabilitation

April 29th, 2011: Brain Health Sta­tus Quo No Longer An Option

Feb­ru­ary 28th, 2011: Retool­ing Brain Health for the 21st Century

Jan­u­ary 31st, 2011: Let’s Talk Brain Fit­ness, Neu­ro­plas­tic­ity and Cog­ni­tive Reserve

Sep­tem­ber 30th, 2010: Mind. Learn. Eat. Shape. Play

August 30th, 2010: Know Thy­self, Know How Your Brain Works

July 28th, 2010: Inno­va­tion to Upgrade Brain Care

June 28th, 2010: New Report Finds A Brain Health Rev­o­lu­tion in the Making

May 24th, 2010: USA Hockey takes gold at Brain Fit­ness Inno­va­tion Awards

April 30th, 2010: Meet 10 Inno­va­tion Awards Final­ists, and New Resource

March 31st, 2010: Rein­vent­ing Brain Care in Light of Life­long Neuroplasticity

Feb­ru­ary 19th, 2010: Man is a Tool-Making Animal

Jan­u­ary 16th, 2010: Top 15 Arti­cles of 2009

Decem­ber 27th, 2009: Michael Merzenich, NYPL, and Free eBook

Novem­ber 30th, 2009: Live Well to 100 By Using Your Brain

Octo­ber 18th, 2009: 15 FAQs on Brain Fit­ness and Neuroplasticity

Sep­tem­ber 8th, 2009: Retool­ing Use It or Lose It at New York Pub­lic Library

August 13th, 2009: Prepar­ing Soci­ety for the Cog­ni­tive Age

July 7th, 2009: Pub­lic Libraries as Health Clubs for the Brain

June 1st, 2009: Is Grey the New Gold?

April 30th, 2009: New Mar­ket Report Finds Growth, Promise and Confusion

March 31st, 2009: Life­long Learn­ing for Cog­ni­tive Health

Feb­ru­ary 27th, 2009:  Does Cog­ni­tive Train­ing Work?

Jan­u­ary 30th, 2009: Learn­ing about Learning

Decem­ber 30th, 2008: Best of 2008

Novem­ber 25th, 2008: Towards a Healthy Liv­ing Agenda

Octo­ber 30th, 2008: Global Con­sor­tium for Neu­rocog­ni­tive Innovation

Octo­ber 16th, 2008: Pre­mium Research Sponsors

Sep­tem­ber 30th, 2008: Nav­i­gat­ing Games for Health and Education

Sep­tem­ber 16th, 2008: Work as a Brain Fit­ness Program

August 29th, 2008: Major Impli­ca­tions from Brain Research

August 14th, 2008: The Chal­lenges of Gerontology

July 31st, 2008: Brain Health Event and Predictions

July 15th, 2008: The Future of Brain Assessments

June 30th, 2008: Why We Need Walk­ing Book Clubs

June 16th, 2008: Emerg­ing Tools, Not Magic Pills

May 30th, 2008: The State and Future of Brain Fitness

May 15th, 2008: Brain Fit­ness Webi­nar Series

April 30th, 2008: Use It and Improve It

April 15th, 2008: Pre­vent­ing Mem­ory Loss and Pub­lic Policy

April 1st, 2008: Sci­en­tific Amer­i­can Part­ner Network

March 16th, 2008: Brain Fit­ness Soft­ware Mar­ket Report

March 1st, 2008: Brain Aware­ness Week is March 10-16th

Feb­ru­ary 16th, 2008: Open Ques­tions for Posit Science

Jan­u­ary 31st, 2008: Intro­duc­ing Ten Expert Contributors

Decem­ber 30th, 2007: Intro­duc­ing the Author Speaks Series

Novem­ber 31th, 2007: Neu­rotech and Neu­rosoft­ware Mar­ket Trends

Octo­ber 30st, 2007: 10 Debunked Cog­ni­tive Fit­ness Myths

Sep­tem­ber 31th, 2007: Train Your Brain To Think Like a Thin Person

August 30st, 2007: Ten Habits of Highly Effec­tive Brains

July 31st, 2007: Yaakov Stern on the Cog­ni­tive Reserve

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