In what category does Brain Fitness fit? Education, Productivity and Training, Health? Most of the interest so far has come from a Healthy Aging angle, but we are starting to see broader interest, as in the events below. After all, isn’t working on our brains relevant to all those markets?.
2 busy weeks: I am attending/ speaking at a variety of events. I will make sure to blog at least the take-aways from the main events daily, and Caroline will also add her perspective as much as possible.
A) October 3-6th: The Aspen Health Forum at the Aspen Institute
B) October 9th: First session of my class The Science of Brain Health and Brain Fitness at the UC-Berkeley Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
C) October 10th: Teaching Brain Fitness in Your Community, workshop at an American Society on Aging (ASA) conference for health professionals
D) October 10th: Science at Work, Interview at the event The Future of Work: Amplified Individuals, Amplified Organizations, organized by the Institute for the Future
A) October 3-6th: The Aspen Health Forum at the Aspen Institute. This promises to be a fascinating event. See below the panels I am attending-I will make sure to write some notes every day to keep you in the discussion.
Wednesday October 3rd:
Great Expectations: American Attitudes toward Personal Responsibility and Medicine
Healthcare Re-Imagined: Learning from Olympic Athletes
The Damaged Brain: The Fight Against Neurodegeneration
The Human Element: A Candid Conversation about Pioneers of Modern Medicine
The Last Frontier: The Mind
Global Scientific Investment
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