– Illustrative image from U.S. Patent No. 7,460,903
Today we highlight a fascinating 2008 patent describing how to combine a number of neurotechnologies (EEG feedback, TMS brain stimulation, monitoring/ training software) to help “upgrade” one’s cognitive-emotive profile.
U.S. Patent No. 7,460,903: Method and system for a real time adaptive system for effecting changes in cognitive-emotive profiles
- Inventor(s): Jaime A. Pineda, Brendan Z. Allison
- Technology Category: Hybrid
- Issue Date: December 2, 2008
The ‘903 patent describes coupling neuromonitoring with brain activity inducing technologies by combining techniques including EEG brainwaves, TMS devices, and a set of software tools to enhance brain functionality in adaptive and durable ways, via upgraded individual cognitive-emotive profiles. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
This week is Brain Awareness Week, so let me share–and let’s discuss!–these 10 Key Facts to Harness Neuroplasticity & Improve Brain Fitness that come from the hundreds of scientific and medical studies we analyzed to Read the rest of this entry »
By: Caroline Latham
Please enjoy this fun brain teaser, provided by puzzle master Wes Carroll.
The Empty Triangle:
Which number should be placed in the empty triangle? Read the rest of this entry »
A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around the Entire Circumference of the Brain (Science Alert):
“For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a mouse’s brain, and it’s so densely connected across both hemispheres, it could finally explain the origins of consciousness. Read the rest of this entry »
Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e-newsletter exploring the latest in brain health.
Finally, if you’re looking for some extra mental stimulation, don’t forget to check out our Top 25 Brain Teasers, Games and Illusions.
Have a great month of March!
The SharpBrains Team