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Personalize brain health and enhancement combining new imaging methods and human/ artificial intelligence

What kind of one-time or ongoing brain assessments can help pinpoint individual needs, and what role will intelligent assistants, human coaches and experts play in offering and supporting personalized care?

  • Chair: Nikhil Sriraman, IP Analyst at SharpBrains
  • Margaret Moore, Co-Founder of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital
  • Ruth Poliakine Baruchi, CEO of MyndYou
  • Ron Oberleitner, CEO of Behavior Imaging Solutions

These presentations took place at the 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6-8th, 2016).

Announcement: 12 new world-class Speakers confirmed @ 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 6-8th)

global_conversationWe’re honored to announce 12 new world-class speakers at the upcoming 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6-8th). More to come…this may well become the most diverse and stimulating brainstorming on the present and future of brain health and enhancement!

We can’t wait to hear from:

  • Alexandra Morehouse, CMO at Banner Health
  • Dr. Corey McCann, CEO of Pear Therapeutics
  • Dr. Gahan Pandina, Senior Director, Venture Leader at Janssen Research & Development
  • Dr. Judson Brewer, Founder & Research Lead of Claritas Mindsciences
  • Dr. Lara Boyd, Director of the Brain Behavior Lab at the University of British Columbia
  • Dr. Margaret Grabb, Chief of SBIR/STTR programs at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
  • Dr. Michael Merzenich, Winner of the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience
  • Nikhil Sri­ra­man, IP Analyst at SharpBrains
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  • Richard Varn, Director of the Center for Advanced Technology and Neuroscience at Educational Testing Service (ETS)
  • Ron Riesenbach, Managing Director of the Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI)
  • Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, Founder and Director, Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Tan Le, CEO of Emotiv

Does brain training work = Does it improve cognitive performance in a sustained manner?

BrainFitnessTrajectoryBrain Training – Can We Really Enhance Our Cognitive Skills? (BrainBlogger):

“Under what conditions does brain training work?” was the question posed at one of the sessions of the SharpBrains Virtual Summit, Monitoring and Enhancing Brain Health in the Pervasive Neurotechnology, an event that brought together over 30 of the world’s top experts on brain health enhancement through emerging neurotechnological interventions…

As Alvaro Fernandez, CEO and Co-Founder of SharpBrains, highlighted, one thing needs to be cleared before entering this discussion: how do we define that a brain training intervention is “working”? Read the rest of this entry »

Top 10 SharpBrains Articles of 2015

hippocampus_brainThese are the 10 most popular articles with sharpbrains.com readers in 2015, covering everything brain-related from latest research findings to healthy living tips and emerging neurotechnologies:

1. Can you grow your hippocampus? Yes. Here’s how, and why it matters

2. To harness neuroplasticity, start with enthusiasm

brain_hands_large3. The Ten Habits of Highly Effective Brains

4. How learning changes your brain

5. Why you turn down the radio when you’re lost

6. 10 neu­rotech­nolo­gies about to trans­form brain enhance­ment and brain health

7. What are cognitive abilities and how to boost them?

8. 8 Tips To Remember What You Read

9. Solving the Brain Fitness Puzzle Is the Key to Self-Empowered Aging

10. Six tips to build resilience and prevent brain-damaging stress

 

We hope you enjoy them, and share your favorites with other sharp friends and colleagues! To stay on top of new articles and resources, you can follow us via Facebook, TwitterLinkedIn and our eNewsletter.

Have a great 2016!

Alvaro Fernandez & the SharpBrains Team

Update: 25 Key References to Navigate the Brain Health and Neurotechnology Revolution

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Time for Sharp­Brains’ November e-newsletter, featuring 25 of the key reference materials that participants at the 2015 SharpBrains Virtual Summit found most intriguing, in order of discussion during the Summit. Our deepest gratitude goes to Summit Speakers, Sponsors, and everyone who participated in our best conference to date!

If you registered to participate at the 2015 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, you can access all session recordings Here. If you didn’t register, you can purchase access here.
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