By: Alvaro Fernandez
Just a quick heads-up to the SharpBrains community: we are wrapping up a comprehensive market report on Pervasive Neurotechnologies (non-invasive, scalable, potentially ubiquitous). To learn when it becomes available, keep tuned via our e-Newsletter.
See below, in alphabetical order, a few of the organizations to be profiled in the report, given their relevant intellectual property portfolios (primarily patents). Read the rest of this entry »
Enjoy these great presentations, delivered at the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit and featuring:
- Bill Prenovitz, Global Product and Service Management at Philips Healthcare’s Aging-in-Place Program
- Dr. Michael Weiner, Lead Scientific Investigator of the Brain Health Registry
- Tommy Sagroun, CEO of CogniFit
- Chair: Rita Carter, Author, Broadcaster and BBC Contributor
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
- Alex Doman, Co-founder of Sleep Genius
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When: Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
Join this upcoming webinar, to be held during Brain Awareness Week 2014, to discuss the latest market data and news in the digital brain health and brain training space, including Rosetta Stone’s acquisition of Vivity Labs (developer of Fit Brains mobile cognitive games), Bayer’s global partnership with CogniFit Read the rest of this entry »
Heads-up: We just announced a new intelligence package aimed at education, health, gaming and technology executives and innovators.
“Many market reports provide little value for the money. This market report by SharpBrains is the precise opposite. Its wealth of data and analysis provides very valuable strategic and business development guidance to organizations at the frontier of health and wellness,” says Alexandra Morehouse, VP of Brand Management at Kaiser Permanente. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. Pascale Michelon
Physical exercise and mental exercise are both beneficial for the brain. Each can improve brain functions and decrease risks of cognitive decline over time. This raises the question of their comparative and combined effects: Is one better than the other? Are their benefits additive (1 + 1 =2) or perhaps even synergistic (1 + 1 =3)? Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Open a weekend New York Times or Wall Street Journal and you’ll find a whole section with detailed information and advice for individuals looking to invest wisely. What you will not find, however, is comparable information and advice for investing in your most important asset of all: your brain. Precisely because it (usually) does its job so smoothly and effectively, it’s all too easy to forget that your brain is there and that it needs to be invested in just as with anything else we value and want to continue reaping benefits from. And with more than 2 billion people worldwide currently suffering from brain-based health and productivity challenges with a resulting global economic burden of more than $2 trillion, it’s also an issue of some importance.
We’ve made a lot of progress Read the rest of this entry »