Technological breakthroughs are creating enormous potential for the future of neuropsychology and triggering opportunities to create novel strategies for both assessment and intervention. Cognitive fitness is growing into a multi-billion dollar industry. Targets have shifted from diagnosis and treatment of established diseases to early intervention, prevention, and cognitive enhancement. Ubiquitous mobile devices enable both active and passive sensing of our cognitive and emotional states, and “the Internet of things” promises to Read the rest of this entry »
Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e-newsletter, exploring a range of technologies, scientific findings and insights for brain health and mental health to better respond to the opportunities and challenges ahead.
Happy reading, and Happy Thanksgiving!
Finally, we are delighted to announce five new excellent Speakers at the upcoming 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6-8, 2016):
- Mary Stuart, Senior Writer/Analyst at The MedTech Strategist
- Dr. Andrea Serino, Head of Neuroscience at MindMaze
- Linda Raines, CEO of the Mental Health Association of Maryland
- Karen Olsen, Executive Director of the Center for the Future of Public Education
- David Coleiro, Partner at Strategic North
You can explore the Summit Agenda here, and Register here. Please consider joining us and help reinvent brain health in the digital age!
The SharpBrains Team
Brain Gain: Computerized Training May Boost Cognition in MCI (Medscape):
“Computerized cognitive training (CCT) for patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) appears to have a beneficial effect on global cognition, memory, and attention and improves psychosocial functioning, including depressive symptoms, Read the rest of this entry »
Autism First: Brain Patterns May Predict Treatment Response (Medscape):
“It’s possible to predict whether a young child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will respond to an evidence-based behavioral intervention by analyzing brain activity patterns with functional MRI (fMRI) prior to treatment Read the rest of this entry »
Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e-newsletter. Happy reading!
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Finally, here you have a fun visual illusion — What do you see?
Have a great Halloween and month of November,
The SharpBrains Team