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50 Finalists from 37 countries shortlisted for the $1M Global Teacher Prize

global-teacher-prizeCongratulations to our Top 50 Finalists (Global Teacher Prize announcement):

“Now in its third year, the US $1 million award is the largest prize of its kind, and was set up to recognize one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to 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

To all very sharp, very smart brains: Happy Holidays, and Let’s all have a great 2016!

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Training our brains with novelty, challenge…and videogames (20-minute panel discussion)

How Do Video Games Affect The Brain? (Huffington Post Live):

Americans play a lot of video games – that much isn’t up for dispute. But the impact on our brains is, along with the billion dollar industry that has sprung up around games, designed to make you smarter. Can “brain training” games make real change? Read the rest of this entry »

New in soccer: Improving concussion awareness via sensing “impact headbands”

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High-tech headband boosts concussion detection (CBS News):

“Technology has made it possible for players to keep track of how certain hits are impacting their brains before a concussion takes them out of the game completely.

In 2013, (USA forward Abby) Wambach Read the rest of this entry »

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