We are pleased to announce the Preliminary Agenda for the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (October 28-30th, 2014), featuring these world-class scientists, innovators and practitioners (and more coming soon!). Please consider joining us:
Dr. Adam Gazzaley, Director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center at the University of California, San Francisco
Aki Nikolaidis, NSF Fellow at the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana
“According to the test’s creators, the majority of people will score in the normal, healthy range for their age – which will help reassure the “worried well”. For the small percentage (approximately 2 — 3%) that scores below average for Read the rest of this entry »
In an increasingly knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy, human brains—not financial capital—are becoming the primary drivers of business success. Engaged, creative citizens and workers mean the difference between success and failure at the organizational and societal levels.
Please Save these Dates if you are interested in exploring and discussing the latest on Optimizing Health Through Neuroplasticity and Digital Innovation; the theme for our third annual virtual SharpBrains Summit (“virtual” means everything takes place online; no one has to travel):
(You can learn more about the SharpBrains Council Here. If you participated in the 2011 SharpBrains Summit and want to join Council on a complimentary basis before 01/31, please contact us.)
Dear Council Members,
First of all, have an excellent 2012. Here you have a few important updates, including our first conference call in 2012: Read the rest of this entry »
Very interesting new study published in Psychological Science: Short-Term Music Training Enhances Verbal Intelligence and Executive Function.
Abstract: Researchers have designed training methods that can be used to improve mental health and to test the efficacy of education programs. However, few studies have demonstrated broad transfer from such training to performance on untrained cognitive activities. Here we report the effects of two interactive computerized training programs developed for preschool children: one for music and one for visual art. After only 20 days of training, Read the rest of this entry »