By: Apoorv Mathur
Last year I got very interested in the functioning of the human brain and the science behind mindfulness and learning , so was quite excited to attend the SharpBrains Virtual Summit  in December, indulging in the latest trends in applied neuroscience and digital innovation.
The Summit focused on the theme of reinventing brain health in the digital age, and brought together leading researchers, entrepreneurs, financiers and policymakers passionate with the mission of moving neuroscience and cognitive research from science labs towards applications in Health, Wellness and Education. Here’s a summary of the many things I discovered. Read the rest of this entry »
New technologies can protect adults from fraud: reports (McKinght’s Senior Living):
“New technologies can help protect older adults from fraud, according to two reports recently published by the World Economic Forum.
Aging experts from around the world, convened by the WEF’s Global Agenda Council on Aging and the Vitality Group, met for the past two years and determined ways that new technologies will enable older adults to more easily and safely engage in banking and insurance activities Read the rest of this entry »
Novel Initiative Ups Cognitive Screening in Geriatric Patients (Medscape):
“A resident-run initiative in a geriatric clinic clearly shows that when screening for cognitive impairment becomes a priority, to screen all patients opens the door toward timely intervention and optimized outcomes in this high-risk population Read the rest of this entry »
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At-Home Cognitive Remediation May Provide Medication-Free Symptom Relief for Neuropsychological Issues Associated with Multiple Sclerosis (press release):
“Cognitive impairment is one of the core symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS)—and one of its most troubling concerns for many people with the condition. Now, a new study from NYU Langone Medical Center may provide hope for symptomatic relief for Read the rest of this entry »